cannot delete "Restored" account

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14 Dec, 2022 06:18 PM

I've seen and read several threads related to this topic. I deleted an account that I thought had no transactions in it, but in fact there was one, so the account was revived as "Restored xxxxx…". I went in and deleted the offending transaction, so now the account shows a zero balance and when I open it sure enough no transactions. BUT I cannot delete the account, and it shows up annoyingly on the summary page (see screenshot). If I edit it and click the checkboxes for either "Inactive" or "Hide on summary page", no effect. Next time I edit it the checkboxes are still unchecked.

Oddly, the account appears twice in the accounts list, once greyed out (inactive) and once not (see second screenshot).

Yeah I know this is a problem of my own making and the presence of the "restored" account is not actually interfering with anything but is there a fix?

Thanks in advance.

  1. 1 Posted by Stuart Beesley ... on 14 Dec, 2022 08:55 PM

    Stuart Beesley (Mr Toolbox)'s Avatar

    When you say ‘I cannot delete the account’, what do you mean? What happens?

    Can you send over help/console.

  2. 2 Posted by tom.mcdougal.84 on 15 Dec, 2022 04:01 PM

    tom.mcdougal.84's Avatar

    Stuart thank you for taking time to inquire. Update: After quitting & restarting MD, the extra (visible) "version" of the restored file is gone, and I was able to delete the not-visible restored file. I will close this discussion now. Again, thank you.

  3. tom.mcdougal.84 closed this discussion on 15 Dec, 2022 04:01 PM.

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