Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Linux Appgen Accounting

Posted on 2012-03-12
8
Medium Priority
?
509 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-21
I have read press releases from the developers of Appgen's Mybooks Pro and they state Quickbooks data can be imported int the Appgen application.  I cannot seem to find out how it is done.  Anyone know?
0
Comment
Question by:sargent240
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
8 Comments
 
LVL 98

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 2000 total points
ID: 37716135
The site below says the QuickBooks conversion utility is included.

http://www.appgen.com/aptus/my_books_professional_linux2.htm

The user manual says:
"To find out which systems are currently supported, simply click on the File menu and look
for the Import options. If you see an import from your current software on the menu, select
it by clicking on it and you will be given further instructions to complete the process"

I suggest this is probably the best avenue of approach to begin with.

.... Thinkpads_User
0
 

Author Comment

by:sargent240
ID: 37716741
Thanks, I'll give it a shot.
0
 

Author Comment

by:sargent240
ID: 37717300
I loaded MyBooks on a windows machine and went to import but it downs not see my QuickBooks backup file.  It is in a backup directory and I can see it but MyBooks does not.  I noticed MyBooks was looking for an extent of qbw and the extent on my backup is QBB
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 98

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 37717388
.QBW is your live QuickBooks file; .QBB is a backup as you note.

Copy the .QBW file to a different .QBW name (so as not to do anything to your production file). Then try to import the "newname".QBW.  See if that works.

... Thinkpads_User
0
 
LVL 98

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 37717437
Just to belt and suspender:  I think MyBooks will want to look at the live file, because the backup file is compressed by QuickBooks and MyBooks probably does not know what to do with a QBB file.  

No problem, allow it to convert a live file (QBW), but be sure your production QuickBooks is properly backed up or you are converting from a copy renamed. Just be sure you can get home if need be.

.... Thinkpads_User
0
 

Author Comment

by:sargent240
ID: 37718145
I'll try that.  Thanks
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:sargent240
ID: 37750305
Thanks
0
 
LVL 98

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 37750311
Thank you. I was pleased to assist and good luck with MyBooks. .... Thinkpads_User
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You may need to view past transactions from previous QuickBooks files or other QuickBooks company files when:       1. you are working in another QuickBooks file       2. QuickBooks is closed QuickBooks users who would benefit from this artic…
Instead of error trapping or hard-coding for non-updateable fields when using QODBC, let VBA automatically disable them when forms open. This way, users can view but not change the data. Part 1 explained how to use schema tables to do this. Part 2 h…
This tutorial will teach you the special effect of super speed similar to the fictional character Wally West aka "The Flash" After Shake : http://www.videocopilot.net/presets/after_shake/ All lightning effects with instructions : http://www.mediaf…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…

670 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question