Editing the Chart of Accounts is done within the Parent Account pane of the
Edit Account dialog. It is possible to move an account to any part of the
Chart of Accounts. It is recommended to keep accounts generally under the related types of
accounts as described in Section 5.1, “Types of
GnuCash Accounts”. This helps to preserve the Chart of
To move the selected account to a different parent account just select the account in the Parent Account pane. If New top level account is selected then the account will be moved to the top level.