spending tab amounts

I noticed on the spending tab, for loans with interest & principal split out, only the principal is shown as a spent amount. This is misleading as the total payment is the amount spent for that category. Depending on the terms of the loan this can be a significant difference. This is true on a mortgage loan, an RV loan and an auto loan. Do I have something hosed up in my report definition or somewhere else?

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  • 74se440
    74se440 Member
    Accepted Answer
    Never mind. The interest is shown under a different category heading.

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  • 74se440
    74se440 Member
    Accepted Answer
    Never mind. The interest is shown under a different category heading.
  • Sherlock
    Sherlock SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    The interest portion of a loan payment should be classified as an expense.  The principal portion of a loan payment should be a transfer from the payment account into the loan account and therefore is not usually considered income or expense.