IIf files

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Import an IIF file into your QuickBooks data file

IIF files enable you to import lists and transactions into your company file.
Detailed instructions
Before you import transactions:

Since you cannot undo an import, you must backup your company file before proceeding.
Before importing transactions, you need to set up Accounts, Items, Names and Sales Tax Items and Names. You can do this on one of two ways.

You can […]


Open an IIF file with Microsoft Excel to edit list information

After you have exported your lists to your desktop (or other location) as IIF files, you need to open these files in Microsoft Excel. edit the files, and then save them again as IIF files.
Detailed Instructions

Open the IIF file you exported from your company file in Excel.

Open Microsoft Excel.
Choose File > Open (if using Excel […]


Export your lists to an IIF file

These are the basic steps to follow when you export your  lists.
How to fix it

Log in to the data file as the Administrator.
Switch to single user (SU) mode.
In the menu bar, select File and then Utilities.
On the sub-menu, select Export, and the Lists to IIF Files.
Put a checkmark next to each of the lists you […]