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chart of accounts sublevels

In an effort to reorganize my Chart of Accounts, where I have a number of Subaccounts, I added ID numbers. Don't ask me why, but I thought it would allow me the flexibility to rearrange things. 

Before adding the numbers, all the Subaccounts were nicely indented under their proper Main account. After adding numbers, all accounts are piled on top of each other, no indent. Although the Subaccounts are under their Main account, visually it is difficult to separate them. 


I figured that by removing the ID numbers it would revert back but it has not. I've shut the program down a number of times and it still shows up as described above. 


When I create a Report, which I'm working on now for our Tax Accountant, the Subaccounts are indented properly.  But I need to fix the visual display on my Chart of Accounts. 


Please advise.  Thanks. 

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Re: chart of accounts sublevels

Hi, @rahmama.


Thank you for posting in the Community. I'm here to help fix the visual display on your Chart of Accounts.


Have you tried moving your mouse pointer so it touches the small diamond in front of the account you want to move? This allows the account to be dragged up, down, left or right to its new location. 


You can refer to this article for more information about re-arranging the chart of accounts: Understand the QuickBooks Chart of Accounts.


I've included screenshots below for your reference.




This should help get you on the right track.


Please let me know how it goes. I'll be here to provide further help if you're still having troubles with re-arranging your accounts. Have a good one.

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Re: chart of accounts sublevels

Thank you Lily. I just saw your reply and will try out your suggestions. I'll let you know what happens. 


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Re: chart of accounts sublevels

The solution turned out to be a simple one: somehow the view had been changed from hierarchical to flat. I clicked on hierarchical and it returned to the view I wanted. More than one way to skin a cat as they say. :smileyhappy:

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