[GNC-dev] Budgets: Sort accounts by code

Robert Fewell 14ubobit at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 05:15:37 EST 2020

The current version is 4.2, soon to be 4.3 and in that version there is
already an option to show the code column and description with either being
Also on the toolbar is 'All Periods' and with an account selected will
populate all cells for that account with a value.
You do not say what OS you are using but maybe you should think about


On Thu, 10 Dec 2020 at 02:41, Kevin Buckley <kevin.m.buckley at gmail.com>

> Was replicating budget details from an industry body flyer recently
> and, having replicated the accounts and sub accounts within a
> GnuCash book, then relaised that, whilst I was able to sort the
> accounts into the order the appeared in the external budget, within
> the accounts tree, the option for sorting accounts in the budget dialog
> only allows for reversing the alphabetical sorting.
> One can get round this by prepending digits to the names of the
> accounts, but I was wondering if any consideration of the possiblity
> of having the account list in the budget dialog sorted by the account
> code?
> More than happy to take a look at implementing something, assuming
> that it's never been discounted as completely un-doable in previous
> discussions, hence asking about "prior work".
> I am still using a 2.6.20-ish GnuCash.
> Kevin
> PS
> I also thought that way back now, there was a way to fiil all
> of the coulmns to the right of any given cell wih the current
> one, but I couldn't see how to achieve that either.
> Probably just getting too old!
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