can't move account using account editor

Morten Cools morten at
Sat Apr 30 10:32:51 EDT 2005

I'm not sure if I am understanding you correctly here, but to move an
account to another parent folder, all you have to do is select the new
parent in the Edit Account window, and click the "OK" button.


On Sat, 2005-04-30 at 09:03 -0500, Larry Evans wrote:
> I'm using gnucash 1.8.11 on debian and when I try to "re-parent"
> an account with the edit, it highlights the current parent in the
> "Parent Account" subwindow of the "General Information" tab
> in the "Edit Account-Assets:Current Assets:Checking Account:float"
> window.  The highlighted current parent is "Checking Account"
> and I move the hightlight to "Current Assets", but then there's
> not button or any way to "apply" that change; so, all I can do
> is close the window with the new parent hightlighted, but then
> the "Accounts- GnuCash (/home/<myname>/gnucash/<my.gnucash.file.log)"
> does not show "float" with "Current Assets" as parent.
> How can do this?
> TIA.
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