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Ken B

07 Jan, 2018 06:55 AM

It's sometimes necessary to list transactions to individual payees e.g. all payments made to Tesco this year. Because payees are freeform ( M & S, Marks and Spencer, Marks & Spencer etc.) , it's not possible to get an accurate report (if one existed). Would it be possible to hold a file of payees which are selectable from the Description field?

(I know you must be sick of hearing about Quicken, but this was a useful feature)

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  1. 1 Posted by rm2426 on 10 Feb, 2018 07:37 PM

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    I would like this feature too.
    Double click on a PAYEE NAME name in a register (say check register) then a report is generated showing date, reference, Description/for, and $amount (Splits) for all the transactions, for the period you would select in a pop-up window for a PERIOD: Month, Quarter, Year, Years, ALL, etc.).

  2. 2 Posted by derekkent23 on 11 Feb, 2018 09:12 AM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.

    Hi Ken
    You could try the Transaction Detail report. Click Edit and enter Tesco into the Description field. Set other fields as required. When you have the settings, you need use the Memorize button to store this report with these setting under a user defined name. You can use the new report again and again and make changes as required.

    Hope this helps

  3. 3 Posted by dwg on 11 Feb, 2018 09:39 AM

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    There is no list of payees held within Moneydance. the software autocompletes payees based on previous entries.

  4. 4 Posted by Kenneth Bolton on 12 Feb, 2018 12:57 PM

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    No, I know, but it would be nice if there was.

  5. 5 Posted by Ken Bolton on 12 Feb, 2018 12:59 PM

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    Many thanks, i will try this.


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