Nesting accounts in top level `Expenses'
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Fri Mar 23 10:30:37 EDT 2012
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In the `Account Name' column of gnucash 2.4.9, is it possible to nest
the existing or newly created accounts there.
I started up using the default and so have a ready made list of
Now about nesting existing accounts: Drag and drop appears to be out,
but is it possible to; For example: move the existing `Computer' sub
account which is under the existing `Expenses' account , into the
existing `Education' sub account which is also under Expenses?
That is, with the Expenses account opened to reveal sub accounts can I
put the existing `Books' account into the existing `Education'
account, so that it appears under `Education'.
I realize I can create my own sub accounts in that way by first
selecting the desired parent, then right click and select new
Here I'm asking if the existing accounts can be moved around like
that and nested one layer deeper?
I ask because I started out creating a set of accounts and now realize
I'd sooner they were nested differently. I'd like to have 3 major sub
accounts under `Expenses' then sets of sub accounts under each of
I didn't really get it until I spent a good bit of time creating a
whole pile of accounts with their details, so would like to not have
to do all that again.
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