Accounts and Reports in Different Windows
warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Feb 5 14:51:57 EST 2006
This is an MDI issue.. There is another route you can take:
Edit -> Preference
turn on the Advanced preference (in the General page, IIRC), then click Apply
go to the Advanced page
select Individual Windows
Quoting Andrew Sackville-West <andrew at farwestbilliards.com>:
> On Sun, 5 Feb 2006 12:39:10 -0500
> Adam Rosi-Kessel <adam at rosi-kessel.org> wrote:
>> I'm running gnucash 1.8.12 from Debian sid.
>> When I open gnucash, two windows open up: one full of reports, the other
>> with just the accounts tree.
>> I'm not sure how I got to this state, but I'm wondering if there is a way
>> to put them all back in the same window again. I can't close the
>> accounts-only window without closing gnucash entirely; and I'd rather not
>> have to re-create all of those reports in the accounts window.
>> The relevant file in ~/.gnucash/books had this:
>> ;; options for account tree id=1
>> (let ((options (gnc:make-acct-tree-window-options)))
>> ; Section: Account Tree
>> (hash-set! gnc:*acct-tree-options* 1 options)
>> I changed the id=1 to 0 and gnc-acct-tree:1 to 0 as well (as I have in
>> another books file) but this made no difference (I was only just guessing
>> this had something to do with window selection).
> Couple things you can do here.
> 1) in the reports only window, open a new account tree, which will
> appear at the bottom of your tabs. I think you can then close the
> account tree only window. I remember messing with this in the past,
> but I don't recall the results.
> 2) in the account-tree window, recreate each report that is in the
> other window (you can use the report-only-window to check your report
> configuration). once you've recreated them all, you can close the
> reports-only window and move ahead.
> 3) in the report-windoow, "Save" each report (be sure to give them
> custom names first!!!!!), then close them all, restart gnucash and
> you can open your reports from the Reports => Custom => menu
>> Adam Rosi-Kessel
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