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is there a way to export all my data in quickbooks to a csv file?  clean it up and then import it back into quikbooks?        i put first and last names into the first name field and i have to have it so i have the first name in the first name field and the last name in the last name field

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Hi Marv,
My apologies for the late response.  
Regretfully, there is no way to export and reimport data.  When you export the data, the original info will remain and won't be overwritten when you reimport. You would then end up with duplicate entries.
Respectfully,
Karin

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Karin Hostetler

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I am a certifed member of QuickBooks® Professional Advisor group and can answer questions on Quickbooks® Basic and Pro, all versions through 2011. I do onsite, telephone and online consulting through my website at: http://www.karinhconsulting.com Have a complicated issue that you can't put into one question? Consider a one time FREE 60 minute phone consultation. (724) 557-4652

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I have worked with Quickbooks® since version 1, and have had a tip published on the Intuit website. I work exclusively with small business owners in setting up Quickbooks®, giving on-going support to tweak the reports, resolving data issues and correcting problems. I offer monthly, quarterly and yearly tune-ups to prepare the clients data for presentation to their CPA at year end.

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I have a degree in Administration and Management with 20 years of hands on business experience in many fields

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