Problem reducing the size of the QDF file.
Generally there is no need to reduce the size of your Quicken file these days. Are you experiencing slow performance or something else that makes you feel your file is too big? If you click on Help then hold down the Shift key while clicking on About Quicken, what is the data in the File Information section?
Have you been saving scanned attachments with your Quicken file? They take up a lot of space.QWin Premier subscription0
Just deleting transactions will not reduce the size of your .QDF data file. It just makes space available for new transactions without making the file bigger at that point in time.
Only copying the file (File menu) will reduce the file's size, but you then have to reconnect all of your online banking connections.
Have you followed this FAQ?
It covers doing a Year End Copy, but as @jim_harman states, it is ill advised as it probably won't help anything and it is throwing away your financial records history.-splasher using Q continuously since 1996 - Subscription Quicken - Win11
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