Feature suggestion: display account numbers in register and account selection popup

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Wed Nov 16 10:12:41 EST 2011

On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 14:32:16 +0200, Florian Haas wrote:
> Some existing account hierarchies (in the de_DE locale) presently work
> around this limitation rather crudely, by including the account number
> as a prefix to the account name. Apart from that being a rather
> inelegant redundancy, it also creates a suboptimal user experience:
> GnuCash displays account names right-aligned in the register -- so for
> long account names, even if the "only display leaf account names" option
> is checked, the account number is often invisible.

As a workaround, perhaps you could postfix (instead of prefix) the 
account number to the account name, as part of the leaf account name?  
Then it would show up in the right-aligned register display.  Still 
inelegant, but ...

-- hendrik

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