How to View Previous Months Budget

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We are used to being able to see the past month's budget in order to quickly compare months and spending. Charts and graphs while pretty are not very helpful to us. How do we achieve this in GoodBudget?
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Bill

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Hi Bill,

You said charts are not helpful to you, but there's a table at the bottom of the Spending by Month Report that allows you to quickly compare spending over previous months, is this the kind of thing you're looking for? If not, could you describe in a bit more detail what sort of visualisation you're looking for?
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Really just want to see the envelope view for each month. The ability to look at Oct. and Nov. to compare them.
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Hi Bill,

Are you asking to see what your Envelopes looked like at the end of each month? If so, there's not really a way to see previous states or snapshots of your household, but you can use the Envelope Balances Report or the transaction history's running balance to see where Envelopes would have been at specific points in time.

But you should be able to compare the spending figures by using the Spending by Month Report I linked above, even if it doesn't tell you the balances.