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On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 11:41 AM, <jkep...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm a Ledger user thinking of switching to Beancount based on what I
> understand from the documentation on how it handles lots. While trying to
> import my data from Ledger to Beancount using *bean-check* I'm getting a
> syntax error. Here's a small sample from my data:
>
> 2013-01-01 open Expenses:Crypto:NetworkFees     BTC
>
> ; lots of other transactions were here
>
> 2017-06-27 * "Bitcoin network fee"
>     ; Account: Pocket money
>     Expenses:Crypto:NetworkFees           0.00082487 BTC
>     Assets:Crypto:Bitcoin
>
> When I run *bean-check* on that file, I receive the following error
> message:
>
> joel@bregalad:~/beancount$ bean-check ledger.bc
>
> /home/joel/beancount/ledger.bc:3308:    *syntax error, unexpected ACCOUNT*
>
> Any ideas what's going on with my directives? Maybe this is an obvious
> beginners mistake, but I can't see it.
>
> Joel
>
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