Add total to Expenses widget on the Summary page

ssbonev's Avatar


05 Jan, 2021 11:32 PM

Found a couple of old suggestions about this, but total is not there. :)
Just wanted to add my vote for it.

  1. 1 Posted by dtd on 05 Jan, 2021 11:43 PM

    dtd's Avatar

    Seems like it would be easy, as when you drill down, it totals the drill down category at the top near the bar.

    So, to do it at the top level doesn't seem like a big deal.

    I'd like it.

    just another user

  2. 2 Posted by tgilbert666 on 06 Jan, 2021 12:21 AM

    tgilbert666's Avatar

    +1 from me

  3. 3 Posted by RJron on 06 Jan, 2021 05:11 AM

    RJron's Avatar

    +1 from another user

  4. 4 Posted by jeff_l on 06 Jan, 2021 11:01 AM

    jeff_l's Avatar

    Totalling the sum of the bars would be meaningless, as there can only ever be a maximum of 10 items in the list. The individual Categories are already totalled.

    It might work if you are only displaying say 1 month & you had 10 or less Categories in the list, but would not work if you wanted to show say the last 365 days, as so many items would be missing.

    Fellow user

  5. 5 Posted by ssbonev on 06 Jan, 2021 02:46 PM

    ssbonev's Avatar

    I still would like to see the total expenses so far in the month (or year) on the summary page, without going through a report.
    If there are too many categories, the top n can be charted with different colors and remaining lumped together in one color and labeled "Others" or something like that.

  6. 6 Posted by RJron on 30 Mar, 2021 07:09 AM

    RJron's Avatar

    Been noticing this a few days now. I definitely think it is worth having the total listed - instead of only the breakdown. I imagine this will be relatively simple to add/change - but will certainly be a huge advantage.

    I also think a good place to list the total would be along side the heading itself ( in this case, along side the words "Expenses: This month" - and this will ensure no additional rows are taken to include this.

  7. 7 Posted by RJron on 30 Mar, 2021 07:15 AM

    RJron's Avatar

    .. it would also be a lot more readable if the values are aligned to the right - with dots connecting them to the category names.

  8. 8 Posted by RJron on 21 Apr, 2021 01:16 PM

    RJron's Avatar

    I feel it would be even better if the widget could include an income vs expenses option available - with totals and drill down capabilities. I often find these widgets more useful ( and more referred to ) than the graphs and reports option

  9. System closed this discussion on 21 Jul, 2021 01:20 PM.

Comments are currently closed for this discussion. You can start a new one.

Keyboard shortcuts


? Show this help
ESC Blurs the current field

Comment Form

r Focus the comment reply box
^ + ↩ Submit the comment

You can use Command ⌘ instead of Control ^ on Mac