Submitted by pldoolittle on
Quicken would not import created QIF file. Error message indicated file was unreadable.
Workaround: Found the webpage listed below. Maually modified QIF file as directed, after which import was successful.
Tue, 04/12/2016 - 14:14
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:35
pldoolittle replied on Comment #1
Instructions from linked page
Open the qif file in Notepad and add the following four lines at the very
beginning of the file:
substituting the exact Quicken name of the account you want to import to for "MyAccount";
and substituting from the following list for "xxxx":
1.) "Bank" for checking or savings accounts
2.) "CCard" for credit card accounts
3.) "Invst" for investment accounts
"Save" the qif file.
Opher Banarie replied on Comment #1.0
"...add the following four lines..."
WHAT four lines? It would help if the lines were formatted as lines, rather than one string.
I followed the link to the cited page, but it appears it now opens the general forum for searching.
pldoolittle replied on Comment #2
admin replied on Comment #3
I have exported the file (see attachment on this issue) and it seems to have worked,
I mapped as