QuickBooks Tips and Tricks: Fun Information

QuickBooks can be a place of confusion for those who are not an expert at this type of accounting software. But do not let this program fool you, there are many easy tricks that can be performed at a push of a button or click of a mouse. Today we will look and several QuickBooks tips and tricks.

Below I have listed some of the regular shortcuts that experts use to move quickly through daunting tasks.

QuickBooks Tips and Tricks

Keyboard Shortcuts

Ctrl+A – opens the Chart of Accounts

Ctrl+F – opens the Find window

Ctrl+W – opens the Write Checks form

Ctrl+I – opens the create Invoice form

Ctrl+T – opens the Memorized Transactions List

 

Easy date keyboard shortcuts – these work when your cursor is in a date field

T = today

+ – moves you forward one day at a time

– – moves you backward one day at a time

M – moves you to the beginning of the month

H – moves you to the end of the month

Y – moves you to the beginning of the year

R – moves you to the end of the year

 

Customizing the Icon Bar

To delete an icon from the Icon Bar, choose View | Customize the Icon Bar. Then select the item you want to delete and click the Delete button. Then click the OK button to delete the icon and close the window.

 

To add an icon to the Icon bar, open the form or report you want to add, customize it to meet your needs, and choose View | Add xxxx to the Icon Bar. Choose an Icon you like and give the item a nice short label. Then click the OK button to add the icon and close the window.


1 Reply to "QuickBooks Tips and Tricks: Fun Information"

  • Sandra Johnson
    January 7, 2016 (5:01 AM)
    Reply

    Perfect, these Quickbook shortcuts were exactly what I was looking for!


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