“If you want to know what specific suppliers are owed, look in the Suppliers tab and click the
Accounts receivable column.”
That comment makes no sense at all, what has accounts receivable got to do with suppliers? I assume you mean Accounts Payable?
Clicking on the Suppliers tab means you are interested in all your suppliers, not just the ones outstanding.
I do not agree with your point, to me Summary>Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable is exactly that, a summary, not the detail, a quick way of seeing only what I owe to whom and only what is owed to me by whom.
If you want to see all the detail, go to the obvious location of Suppliers or Customers, not the Summary, otherwise, why bother with a summary?
Your points is also at odds with other summary selections, click on Summary>Fixed Assets you only get active fixed assets, not all of them.The Summary gives you the option to exclude zero balances, why not other summary values?
There is not consistency from what I can see you state.
I guess I will not see the more obvious and common sense approach that a summary is a summary, that is outstanding suppliers only and outstanding customers only.
Just because multiple users see things a particular way does not make it right, when does logic and common sense come into play?
Also your comment that you can sort by alphabetic, that is obvious, however what you are missing is it will then mix up the zero balance suppliers with the non zero suppliers, again does not make sense or logic and just more steps.
I can see I will have to export out to excel just to get a list of a summary of outstanding balances or run the Accounts Payable report which is still way more steps in total compared to before the update to get the easy result of viewing in summary by supplier outstanding balances.