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With Banana Accounting it is possible to export data from a single table or from multiple tables (files), in various formats.

Export rows

Choose Data → Export rows menu in order to export the content of a single table.
If you select some rows before launching the command, then the Export selection only option will be activated.

Export file

Chose File → Export file  command from the File menu in order to export several tables simultaneously.
In the Export file dialogue the following sections are also used:

  • Those specific to the file type (see export formats).
  • Include tab - to define the tables and the reports that must be included in the export
  • Period (Accounting) tab, to define the period
  • VAT tab (in the accounting files with VAT management)
  • Customization tab

Export Print Preview

In the print preview toolbar:

  • Click on the arrow beside the Adobe PDF button
  • Choose the option that's right for you:
    • Create PDF
    • Export to Html
    • Export to Excel
    • Copy to clipboard

Export formats

To set up a specific export, each format has one or more sections with options.
You can choose between different formats:

  • PDF
    This format allows to export the entire accounting file content in a unique pdf file.
  • Excel
    Creation of presentations in Excel, comparisons, estimates, index calculations, budget analysis, graphs that are directly linked to the accounting values.
  • HTML
    With this format the data and accounting statements can be easily accessed with an Internet browser (Explorer, Mozilla, Opera).
    This format fully complies with the legal requirements related to long-term archiving of accounting data.
  • XML
    This format is the standard used for exchanging data. The accounting data can be easily read and reused with other programs or with XSLT style sheets.
  • Export rows in TXT
    This format allows to export the table rows in a text format.

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