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Sage 50 (UK): Export the general ledger

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Learn about the process of exporting a general ledger file from Sage 50 (UK).


  • The sample company Stationery & Computer Mart UK is being used in this guide.
  • We recommend exporting to CSV because Excel exports have row limitations.

Extract data

Watch the following video on how to extract data or read the steps outlined below.

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  1. From the Home page, click Modules > Nominal Codes.

  2. From the top bar, click Reports.

  3. Select the Nominal Activity section and click the Export button.

  4. Select ‘csv’ from the menu. 4.jpg

  5. Enter your Transaction dates. Ensure that all codes and transactions are selected by leaving the first box blank and the second one as 99999999. Do not tick the Inc B/Fwd Tran box. Click OK.

  6. The exported file should look like this:


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