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How to change the name and description of a report or layout in Sage 50 Accounts


Sage 50 Accounts has many reports and layouts.  Changing the name and description of them, can help you easily find the right report or layout quickly.

If you want to change a layout name and description, you can do this quickly and easily.

How do I change the name and description of a report or layout?

1. Select the layout or report you wish to change.

2. Right click the description and click Change Name and Description.

Change name of layout or report in Sage 50

3. Enter the new name and description, then click OK.

Further Information

If you have any questions about this or need assistance, then please contact the GCC Group Support Team on 0345 260 1151 or

Sage 50

Create a more agile, efficient & modern business with Sage 50 Accounts.

Sage 50 combines the power of desktop accounting with cloud computing, allowing you to access your critical information any time, from anywhere.

The automated data-capture, in-depth reporting, and built-in help & guidance offered by Sage 50cloud accounts makes it an accounting system for the digital age.

There are 2 variations of Sage 50cloud accounts available:

  • Sage 50cloud Standard
  • Sage 50loud Professional

Sage 50cloud Accounts gives you the ability to leverage & act upon accurate information – which is at the core of all successful business operations.

Speak to a member of the GCC team and find out more about Sage 50cloud.