qif save/load on google docs

Asked by Lee Elenbaas on 2011-09-19

Will it be possible to save (and when possible import) the QIF file from google docs?
Will it be able to automatically import QIF file from google docs once such a feature will be implemented?

I want to keep two financisto installations in sync and also in sync with my home computer application

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Levan Chikobava (levan4mail) said : #1

Hello Lee!
 If I understand the thing aright, You want to synchronize two programs? One for example at home and one in office.
You can do it this way. I give you an example.

At home with Ubuntu: select a folder in the storage where a QIF-File placed. Sync this folder with Ubuntu One. Financisto have to use this folder for work. If your work with your QIF-Files, the changed files will be automatically synchronized with Ubuntu One.

If you use another PC with Ubuntu or Windows PC you have just synchronize your folder with Ubuntu One.

Result: Two programs from two PCs use the same folder. All changes will be automatically update.

I hope, it will be helpful.

Lee Elenbaas (lee-elenbaas) said : #2

Generally you are right - i want to keep in sync 3 devices: two cellulars with financisto installed
and our home computer with some other program installed on it.

this means that i can not just sync the DB files since i will need different programs that will access the file - so i need a standard file for that - and QIF is a good format for that.

Also financisto currently does not support QIF import - so my question is - does the necessary features are on the future versions plans?

Also from your answer came another option - sharing the financisto files themselvs, and then run on the home computer financisto using an android emulator - might be worth considering.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #3

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There are plans to add some kind of synchronization. We will add full qif import quite soon following by partial qif import to do periodic imports.

On the side note, I don't think that qif is such a good format it has many flaws. Eg - it does not support multiple currencies, etc.

Lee Elenbaas (lee-elenbaas) said : #5

I an less picky about format. Make partial sync possible then formats can come. right now i manually sync my blotter into one client then google backup it and restor on the other 2 clients

KhaaL (khaal) said : #6

I'm curious if any progress has been made on this feature? This discussion has been dormant for a while.