I eventually came around to the advantages of having all the
downloaded transactions right there in the main register.
After whining about it for a while, and working with it for a
couple months, I realized that having those little blue dots in my
face all the time made me much, much more likely to actually clear
I noticed that I was caught up with my downloaded transactions
more often and more easily. That's when I changed my mind (and
posted about it too).
You can still have the downloaded transactions right there in
the main register. There is little toggle button in the top right
of the register (to the right of the new transaction button) that
allows you to put the transaction directly in the register or have
them in a split at the bottom of the register.
I was wondering why I didn't notice that when I first played
with the button.
I figured it out: I usually sort my transactions to have the
newest entries at the top, not the bottom. When you click that
button, it automatically resets the window to the bottom. So when I
clicked and re-clicked the button, I didn't see any difference in
the main window--because it was all transactions from, like,
You're great at answering this stuff, Ben, thanks. One of the
main reasons I switched to Moneydance from Quicken was the customer
support--and it's just gotten better. Thanks again.