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re-sort chart of accounts by name not number

Hi there. Is there a way to re-sort the Chart of Accounts by account name not number without having to do it manually? Thanks.

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re-sort chart of accounts by name not number

It's my pleasure to guide you in re-sorting the Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks Dekstop, @newyorktutor.


Let me show you how: 

  1. Open your company file.
  2. Go to the List menu.
  3. Select the Chart of Accounts tab.
  4. At the bottom part, choose the Account dropdown menu.
  5. Click Re-sort List

If you want to rearrange them, you may need to do it manually by selecting the account and dragging it to your desired place. 


To learn more about the Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks Desktop, feel free to check this resource: Understand the chart of accounts.


Drop me a reply below if you need further assistance with managing your chart of accounts. I'm always ready to help. You take care and have a great day.

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