Instructions Import security prices from an ASCII file If you have an Internet connection, the easiest way to update security prices is to download them.Otherwise, you can import security prices from a standard, comma-delimited ASCII file.It has some annoying errors or "features" that persist for years (like ledgers that get out of balance and have to be corrected by posting entries to categories that don't exist) and support is non-existent (or you have to pay through the nose via a phone call to a 1900 number to get it).Unfortunately, there just isn't a product that closely matches the various functions that Quicken Personal and Personal Plus (now called Reckon Accounts here in Australia) support.Choose Investing menu File field, enter the name of the ASCII file that contains the price data.The data must be in standard ASCII format with one symbol/price/date per line, separated by either commas or double spaces (using only one type of separator per line).Today share price updates are giving me 3 weeks old data.
If you set up an Income Category of "Partnership & Trust Income", you can click the down arrow in "Category for Miscellaneous" and choose "Partnership & Trust Income" as the category. I also manually edit the exchange rate table, but each time I do an update (to get latest share prices etc), the incorrect rate gets written back in.
Forever after, you have "uncategorised" appearing as a category in your reports – you just have to learn to ignore it.
I've looked at using MYOB, Xero and many other packages and apps.
In the command prompt window type or right click - 7. NOTE: This method has worked for some people but not others.
Type in the following command: hold shift and click run (If you do not see run, simply type run in the start menu’s search box and click it while holding shift) Note: Holding shift while clicking run opens up run in administrative mode, which is necessary for this process.
If your securities don't have symbols, you'll need to edit them first so they do. I got a error message" File not found or unreadable" What went wrong ?