Select and act on multiple items in the Find window

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30 Jul, 2009 07:59 PM

I was recently trying to delete a bunch of transactions (see this thread, today's entry if you want to know why: so I did a search for a quotation mark. I then wanted to select them all & delete them, but I couldn't. It turns out, as best I can tell, that you can't actually do anything with the transactions you find other than print the list! Please let us manipulate the data we find!

  1. 1 Posted by Ben Spencer on 30 Jul, 2009 08:41 PM

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    Hi Gandalf

    You are correct the built in Find function is rather limited. Fortunately there exists a free 3rd party find and replace extension that is quite comprehensive. To download and install it go here:

    We liked the extension so much that we recently hired the developer to be part of the Moneydance team.

    However I believe even with find and replace it is not possible to delete transactions with this extension.


    Ben Spencer

  2. 2 Posted by Gandalf99 on 30 Jul, 2009 10:32 PM

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    Thanks for the tip. This looks like an excellent extension. Why doesn't this extension appear when I click extensions/add/from the internet? Are there others that aren't in that list? Is there a list of them anywhere?

  3. 3 Posted by Raimund Buchhol... on 31 Jul, 2009 12:37 AM

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    Hi Gandalf,

    you may take a look here:
    Knowledge Base article

    still missing some formatting, spell checking, etc. ...

  4. 4 Posted by Gandalf99 on 01 Aug, 2009 10:46 PM

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    Thanks. Glad to know a more comprehensive list is available.

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