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Deep Dive: Creating and editing expenses in bulk
Creating Expenses in BulkYou can do this a couple of different ways depending on what you need.
Got a pile of saved receipt images/PDFs to upload? Drag 'n' drop them onto your Expenses page in batches of 10. This will start the SmartScan process for all of them.
Want to create a bunch of future 'placeholder' expenses for your recurring expenses such as Internet bills or subscriptions which you don't have receipts for? Click New Expense > Create Multiple to quickly add a bunch of expenses in groups of 10.
Editing Expenses in Bulk
The Expenses page is hands-down my favourite tool in Expensify. I LOVE it. Not only can you filter and export expenses, but you can also bulk edit!
There are two main ways you can do this: In-line editing and select > Edit Multiple.
Inline editing is where you filter for the expenses you need to edit, then you click into the field you see on-screen to edit the contents one by one.
Edit multiple is great for when you need to apply coding to a stack of expenses at once, or to change similar expenses. For example, let's say that I have coded all my Internet bills wrong. Doh! I can filter by Merchant, and Open expenses and re-code them all:
Then, the trick is to only change what you need to, so in this example, I'm changing the Category only:
You can see that this Edit Mulitple feature is brilliant for 'fixing' expenses in bulk. All of the elements in the above box can be altered in bulk. Perfect for when you suddenly realise you have been forgetting to check the 'reimbursable' box all week!
NB: Only Unreported and Open expenses can be edited. If you have submitted your report already, it's too late Ethel! You'll need to retract your report before editing.