Small Problem using Transaction Report

Maf. King maf at
Mon Jan 10 02:55:32 EST 2011

On Monday 10 January 2011 05:50:51 David T. wrote:
> I am trying to use a simple transaction report on an account for
> nondeductible interest (just to see how bad my lifestyle is...), and I ran
> into something I think is odd. When I sort the report by Other Account
> Name, I get nice summaries for transactions that are single split entries
> (that is, a split for the expense account and one for the liability
> account).
> But for those transactions that have additional splits (for example a loan
> payment with principle AND interest in it), the report lumps them ALL
> together under "Split Transaction"
> It seems as if the Other Account Name option is using the transaction-level
> designation, rather than the split-level. This is not useful.
> Does anyone have a workaround or fix?
> TIA,
> David

Hi David,

Try this:
Turn off "other Account Name" in the Display tab, but set General->Style 
to "Multiline"


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