First real question
warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Jul 20 16:53:11 EDT 2007
Accounts are sorted by Account Code and then Account Name.
You can move an account in the tree by clicking "Edit" and then
choosing a new parent. But yes, that only changes the parent,
there is no "move up" or "move down" between siblings because
they are sorted by code and name.
Quoting Mike or Penny Novack <stepbystepfarm at mtdata.com>:
> OK, I've created an initial "chart of accounts"
> But one thing has me puzzled. What controls the order in which the
> accounts appear in the tree (or the sub accounts in their node of the
> subtree)? At first I thought, aha, they are being created in reverse
> order (last one created on top) but then after creating more sub
> accounts I realized it was more random than that. Of course where they
> are placed when first created doesn't matter that much if they can be moved.
> Can they be moved?
> If so, how?
> The "help" was unhelpful in that it seemed to refer to moving them
> BETWEEN nodes (between parent accounts) and all I want to do is move
> them within a parent account (or top level accounts within the top
> level). And even that seemed problematical since it referred to doing
> THAT in a window pane too small to do much of anything.
> I suspect that I must be missing some obvious trick, but they didn't
> seem to be dragable, I couldn't seem to find any "move up" or "move
> down" buttons, etc.
> There is no possibility of social justice on a dead planet except the
> equality of the grave.
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