Category Descriptions Instead of Names in Reports (Q Mac)

coryatcf Member
edited November 2019 in Reports (Mac)
Is it possible to print category descriptions instead of names in the latest Quicken Deluxe for Mac? This is no longer in the preferences or report options, as far as I can see, and I need that capability. Thanks!
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  • coryatcf
    coryatcf Member
    Thanks, but no... That just switches between long and short category names; I want to use category DESCRIPTIONS in reports.
  • RickO
    RickO SuperUser, Mac Beta Beta
    No, there's no way to do that. You could make a workaround in Excel, but it would take some Excel formula knowledge and manual recreation of your category list.
    Quicken Mac Subscription; Quicken Mac user since the early 90s
  • coryatcf
    coryatcf Member
    That's too bad; this was in Quicken Mac 2007, and I wish they would add it back, as well other report settings like fonts.
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  • smayer97
    smayer97 SuperUser, Mac Beta, Canada Beta ✭✭✭✭✭
    coryatcf said:
    That's too bad; this was in Quicken Mac 2007, and I wish they would add it back, as well other report settings like fonts.
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