How to hide zero limit categories in the 1 month budget view? (Q Mac)

Dmytro Member ✭✭

Please advise me how to hide categories which have zero limit and zero usage during the month in the month budget view.

I have many categories and each of them is used at least once during the year. Hence, I cannot delete these categories from category list or from my year budget. The Quicken Budget has long term meaning, more than one month, but 1 month view is most important for me, so a lot of unused categories really bother me.

Can I hide unused categories in a month?

More details are in the attached picture.

Thank you
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  • Quicken Anja
    Quicken Anja Moderator mod
    edited June 2020
    Hello @Dmytro,

    Thank you for reaching out to the Community with your question.

    Yes, you can remove unused categories by following the steps below.
    1. Go to Edit Budget 
    2. Click Select Categories in the bottom-left corner
    From there you can select and deselect your desired categories.

    I hope this helps and let us know if you have any additional questions!
    -Quicken Anja
  • Dmytro
    Dmytro Member ✭✭
    Hello @Anja ! :)

    Thank you for your feedback

    I have tried this option. Unfortunately it does not look like a solution for me. If I disable a category inside the budget then I cannot use this category in annual budget, but I want to hide a category for months when it is unused.

    For example, I make payment for a car registration once a year, hence I select category "Registration" and this category is applied for annual budget, and I now I can see this category every month analysing my budget, even if this category has $0 limit for 11 months per year. If I disable this category in the "Select Category" menu as you suggested then I cannot see this one month payment at all in the annual budget. Some details are in the attached picture.

    This is just an example, though I have a lot of categories which were used not every month. And I can see them in the "1 month view", every month.

    I understand that it is difficult to exclude a category in the multi months table, because every category is a row and affects whole table. But I am sure it is easy to hide categories in the "1 month view", just do not include category which has "$0 $0" into the category selection from database. I can see the same behavior over all Quicken apps including Web interface. Is it possible to ask for a feature? Where I can submit a feature request?

    Thank you!
  • Quicken_Tyka
    Quicken_Tyka Alumni ✭✭✭✭
    Hello @Dmytro

    Thank you for taking the time to visit the Community to post your question, although I apologize that this feature isn't currently offered.

    I have gone ahead and changed this post to an Idea thread so that others may vote

    Be sure to navigate to the top of this post and click the up arrow to add your vote!

    For future reference, steps to create an Idea post are available here.

    I hope this helps!

    -Quicken Tyka

  • Dmytro
    Dmytro Member ✭✭
    Hello @Quicken_Tyka

    Thank you so much, I hope this can be implemented in the future