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Re: 1.3.38-rc1 on Monday?

Hi John,

On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 8:03 PM, John Locke <..hidden..> wrote:
What is the rationale for:

* Reports all default to detail instead of summary (Erik H)

... I noticed this change on our production instance, and I'm actually finding it a bit annoying, most of the time I would prefer a summary by default, at least on the open invoice reports, which we run 10 times as much as all the rest of them...

The reason I made this change is really *because* of the summary open invoice report. For a number of reasons:

1. There is no way to click through to the details report on the summary, which confuses new users (they can't find their invoices)
2. The numbers on the open invoice summary are off: the amounts of all invoices (even the closed ones) are included.
3. The change didn't seem too invasive from where I stand: my bookkeeper and I only select the summary by accident (ie we only use details).

However, if this change breaks workflow for a large number of people, I'm not against adding a drill down into the details in some column. However, than still leaves the issue of the numbers of the summary being off (which has thrown me off more than once).

That's the rationale. Now, with the above on the table, how do you want to proceed? Do you want it removed from the release? Do you see other options to address the issues above?

Thanks for bringing up the discussion before the release! :-)



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