Looking through the account depth seeing, if your custom report uses the account-depth option in options-utilities, it has never shown any number other than level 5.
It may be useful to submit the custom report in Bugzilla for a review. On Thu, 7 Nov 2019, 02:12 David T. via gnucash-user, < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hmm. > > Apparently, I didn't click the dialog box enough. After 10 iterations of > the same error, the report does load. FWIW, it's a custom report that is > based on the Assets Pie Chart. > > Moreover, it would appear that the setting that causes trouble is the > "Account Depth" setting. When this is set to "6", I get this error; when > it is set to "5" or lower, this error goes away. Since "6" is the > seventh entry in the list (following "All" and the first 5 levels), this > would also explain the "Fallback" to option '2'. > > I'm not sure why anyone would alter the Account Depth setting lower, > thus limiting the user's ability to manage this report. If anything, I'd > argue this setting should be allowed to go even higher. > > David T. > > On 11/6/2019 10:14 PM, David T. via gnucash-user wrote: > > Hello, > > > > I am using GnuCash 3.5 on Windows 10. GnuCash 3.5 is the latest > > version I have ever used. > > > > I have a report that I customized and saved in an earlier version of > > GnuCash (I can't tell you the version, but I know that it is an > > earlier version). I can't be certain which base report I used, since > > the saved configuration in saved-reports-2.8 only gives me the GUID of > > that base report, although I imagine it is a basic Transaction Report > > (since I have had trouble with version compatibility on this report > > previously). ISTR that I brought a similar problem with the > > Transaction Report to the list some time back, but cannot remember > > what the fix was supposed to be. > > > > Instead of getting a report, I get a message that under the > > circumstances is gibberish: > > > > "This report was saved using a later version of GnuCash. One of the > > newer multichoice options '7' is not available, fallback to the option > > '2'." > > > > First, it is unclear to me how I could have saved my report using a > > version that I have never used or loaded. Second, this message is > > remarkably cryptic and misleading; I don't understand how I am using a > > newer option for a report that is invoked in the highest version I > > have. Third, despite informing me it is using a fallback option '2', > > the report fails to load, leaving me with no way to remedy the problem. > > > > I am feeling rather frustrated here; GnuCash shouldn't break a saved > > report! > > > > David T. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > gnucash-user mailing list > > email@example.com > > To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: > > https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user > > If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see > > https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. > > ----- > > Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. > > You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All. > _______________________________________________ > gnucash-user mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: > https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user > If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see > https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. > ----- > Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. > You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All. > _______________________________________________ gnucash-user mailing list email@example.com To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. ----- Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All.