The Chart of Accounts is sorted by account number but the account order on reports are still showing up in Alphabetical Order.
QuickBooks 2008 and newer: The reports should match the Chart of Accounts. If the Chart of Accounts is sorted by something other than account number (sort by number is the default setting):
QuickBooks 2007 and previous: The program is functioning as designed.
If the Chart of Accounts is already sorted by account number but your report is not, resort the Chart of Accounts:
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