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
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.