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 Post subject: Balance Color
PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:26 am 
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Having used CheckBook Pro for several years now, I'm more than impressed with it's simplicity and ease of use. Overall it's an excellent app/program. My one and only suggestion, which I'm sure has been said before, would be for the balance font colors to reflect a positive or negative balance, i.e., green for positive and red for negative.


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 Post subject: Re: Balance Color
PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:25 pm 
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joo wrote:
... balance font colors to reflect a positive or negative balance, i.e., green for positive and red for negative.


Please note that having fixed colours isn't a good idea for everybody. As somebody who has 'different' colour vision to the norm, I appreciate it when programmers provide me with the option of setting my own preferences. Programs which use colours such as red and green are often unusable for me.

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 Post subject: Re: Balance Color
PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:46 pm 
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We've definitely got the request on our list for a running Balance column that fluctuates in color based on the amount. So, we'll be looking at adding that to a future release at some point.

Also, for the colored Balance feature, we'll definitely want to have options to select the colors used for the negative or positive values in the Preferences, much like with the current Deposit and Debit color selection options.

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 Post subject: Re: Balance Color
PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:58 pm 
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2015 and they still haven't made this change. Would seem like the simplest of things to do.


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 Post subject: Re: Balance Color
PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:49 pm 
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Allan W. wrote:
Also, for the colored Balance feature, we'll definitely want to have options to select the colors used for the negative or positive values in the Preferences


That would be excellent!

As much as I like seeing credits in green (it's kinda fun), I do prefer the balance in traditional black/red, particularly as sometimes a credit still doesn't take the running balance into the "black" territory :shock:

So I'd like to add my vote to this request please.


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 Post subject: Re: Balance Color
PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:08 pm 
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Still no option to assign a colour to positive and negative running balance figures ...

Could your please add this to the next update 8)


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