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QIF import : date format or date mask is incorrect

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Hi All,

I know this topic has been raised a million times, but I haven't found a valid solution yet...

I'm trying to import a Microsoft Money QIF file but every line makes an error. For example :
Error:
( 02.12'2022|Withdrawal|-114.50|Alimentation:Commissions|Commissions| )
Date format or date mask is incorrect

I tried to change the date format to DD.MM'YYYY but no luck.

I'm using Win11 Pro in French.

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Patrick
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Re: QIF import : date format or date mask is incorrect

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Would it be possible to post the first 20 lines of the input file.
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Re: QIF import : date format or date mask is incorrect

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Hello,

Sure, here they are:

!Type:Bank
D28.02'2009
T2.29
CX
PSolde initial
L[Compte courant]
^
D28.02'2009
T-1.00
PVirement mensuel
L[Compte Patrick]
^
D01.01'2018
T-9.00
PRS Equipement
LLoisirs:Sport
^
D01.01'2018
T-7.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D01.01'2018
T-1.00
PSki
LLoisirs:Sport
^
D02.01'2018
T-1.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D02.01'2018
T-5.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D02.01'2018
T-1.00
PSki
LLoisirs:Sport
^
D03.01'2018
T-5.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D03.01'2018
T-2.00
PThermes Parc
LLoisirs
^
D03.01'2018
T-2.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D04.01'2018
T-1.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D05.01'2018
T-7.00
PThermes Parc
LLoisirs
^
D06.01'2018
T-9.55
PCommissions
LAlimentation:Commissions
^
D06.01'2018
T-4.00
PRestaurant
LAlimentation:Restaurant
^
D06.01'2018
T-5.70
PCommissions
LAlimentation:Commissions
^
D06.01'2018
T-1.10
PEssence
LAutomobile:Essence
^
D09.01'2018
T-2.00
PFemme de ménage
LLogement
^
D09.01'2018
T-8.00
PPains Christine
LAlimentation:Commissions
^
D09.01'2018
T-2.80
PClaire's
LEnfants:Habillement
^

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Re: QIF import : date format or date mask is incorrect

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Hi All,

I've modified the date format to D28.02.2009 for example, and now there's no more the date format error message!

My QIF file contains 5690 lines but when I import it only creates 78 lines.

I've not set a filtering date.

Any idea why?

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probably the opening date of the accounts is / are greater than the date in the transactions.
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Re: QIF import : date format or date mask is incorrect

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Unfortunately not.
Even if I set the account opening date prior to the first transaction, it only imports a few transactions.

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Re: QIF import : date format or date mask is incorrect

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Good news, I've been able to import everything!

Here's what I did :

- create all the accounts manually with the same name as in MS Money
- change all the creation date to a date prior to the first transaction date of all accounts
- change the date format in the qif files to DD.MM.YYYY

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thanks for the feedback, have fun with MMEX
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Hi Nikolay,

Thanks ! Happy to see that this issue will be soon resolved.

Best regards,
Patrick
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