Before I fully understood that certain Balance Sheets Accounts were control accounts and not just stand alone accounts I made some changes which I now can’t reverse, e.g.
I edited “Fixed Assets” to a different name and assigned it to a Asset Group. Subsequently I learnt that that account was directly related to the Fixed Asset Tab. So I reversed the account name but now find I can’t unlink it from the Asset Group, nor can it be deleted for obvious reasons - its a control account
So this has raised the following point: Such Control Accounts could/should have some warning box during the edit process about their status as a control account and their direct relationship to a TAB.
The renaming of a control account in its self shouldn’t be a problem as I renamed “Cash at Bank” a quaint historical accounting term to “Bank Accounts” and depending on the upcoming changes perhaps to “Bank Account/Credit Card”
Anyhow during the cause of writing this topic I deleted the Asset Group and this unlinked the related accounts so now its just a matter of re-creating the Asset Group and re-linking the applicable accounts
PS: haven’t checked the guides but maybe they also could included relevant comments