Little problem with GnuCash 2.4.0

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Wed Jan 12 05:14:44 EST 2011

On Monday 10 January 2011, Herbert Gutermuth wrote:
> Dear Anthony,
> now I found out the "problem":
> On the budget data-entry-sheet the column "Account-Description" is "2
> meters" wide, therefore in the beginning I did not notice the headlines
> for the months periods, and consequently could not find the entry boxes.
> In the meantime I entered the budget. It was somehow inconvenient to work
> with that very wide first column "Account-Description", because I had to
> move right with the cursor so far. The normal functionality to modify the
> column width (as on the basic page "Accounts" or in excel) does not work
> on the budget page.
> Do you see a possibility to activate that one?
> Best regards
> Herbert
You have likely hit a problem in the budgetting code that hasn't been resolved 
until today. There are three bug reports regarding this problem:

But until now, no one has found the actual cause of this. Bug 597005 in the 
above list has some suggestions for a workaround.


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