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How to Restore a Data File in QuickBooks 2011

If you find that the working copy of your QuickBooks 2011 data file becomes corrupted or gets destroyed, you need to restore the QuickBooks data file so you can again begin using QuickBooks. Restoring [more…]

Choosing a Cleanup and Archive Strategy with QuickBooks 2011

Deciding when and how you want to clean up or archive your QuickBooks 2011 company file is mostly a matter of common sense. Your first consideration should be whether you need to condense the company file [more…]

How to Use Intuit's Product Support System to Troubleshoot QuickBooks 2011

People not only want specific, step-by-step information about how to use QuickBooks 2011; they also want troubleshooting advice. They want techniques and tactics that they can use to solve the inevitable [more…]

How to Clean Up Company Files in QuickBooks 2011

When you clean up the QuickBooks company file, QuickBooks saves an archival copy of that file. The process also makes the data file smaller by removing and summarizing many old detail transactions using [more…]

How to Set Up Additional Users in QuickBooks 2011

QuickBooks 2011 allows you to give access to several QuickBooks users. What's more, you can tell QuickBooks to limit certain users to do only certain things. This sounds complicated, but it's really not [more…]

How to Add Items to Your QuickBooks 2011 Item List

You can add a bunch of different types of items to the Item list in QuickBooks 2011. Remember that the QuickBooks Item list stores descriptions of anything that you stick on an invoice or purchase order [more…]

How to Set Up the Chart of Accounts List in QuickBooks 2011

QuickBooks' Chart of Accounts List is a list of accounts that you use to categorize your income, expense, assets, liabilities, and owner's equity amounts. If you want to see a particular line item of financial [more…]

Editing Tricks in QuickBooks

You can copy, delete, move or undo text in QuickBooks as you would in any word processor. Here are some shortcuts for your financial recordkeeping: [more…]

Using the ALT Key in QuickBooks

Every command in QuickBooks includes an underlined letter. To execute these commands, just press the Alt key, followed by each relevant letter. Here's an example: [more…]

Your QuickBooks Health Check

Doing your books in QuickBooks isn’t simply about getting the job done quickly. You also want to ensure that your business information is accurate and safe. This QuickBooks checklist helps you to sleep [more…]

Important QuickBooks Deadlines

Forget birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas. Instead, punctuate your diary with a list of QuickBooks deadlines relevant to your Australian business. Here are some important ones to start out with: [more…]

Everyday Shortcuts in QuickBooks

If you can type, then using keyboard shortcuts in QuickBooks works much faster toying with a mouse. Simply press the Ctrl key on your PC, together with one of these letters or symbols, and off you go! [more…]

Speed Dating in QuickBooks

Typing dates is fiddly, so why not take an easier route with financial recordkeeping? In QuickBooks, instead of typing in a date you can use these shortcuts: [more…]

QuickBooks For Dummies Cheat Sheet (Australian Edition)

You can use a range of data-entry tips and keyboard shortcuts to work smarter and faster in QuickBooks. These tips, shortcuts and handy reminders ensure you spend less time bookkeeping and more time managing [more…]

QuickBooks 2012 User Interface Tricks

Using QuickBooks 2012 with confidence helps you maximize your efficiency with bookkeeping and accounting tasks. Quickly navigating the QuickBooks 2012 software is easy with these tips and techniques: [more…]

QuickBooks 2012 Keyboard Shortcuts

Using QuickBooks 2012 keyboard shortcuts will make your day-to-day small-business accounting easier and faster. Whether you're working with invoices, customer job lists, or the QuickBooks Clipboard, you [more…]

QuickBooks 2012 Calculation and Editing Tricks

QuickBooks 2012 makes it easy to calculate numbers. If the selection cursor is in an amount field, you can use these symbol keys to make quick calculations: [more…]

Right-Click for Common QuickBooks 2012 Tasks

To perform a common QuickBooks 2012 task related to a window, right-click anywhere within the QuickBooks window to display a shortcut menu. In a register, select and right-click a specific transaction; [more…]

QuickBooks 2012 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

QuickBooks 2012 makes small-business accounting fast and easy. But your day-to-day business bookkeeping will go even smoother if you employ a handful of QuickBooks keyboard shortcuts along with data-entry [more…]

Shortcuts from Your Keyboard to QuickBooks Actions

QuickBooks 2012 provides a bunch of handy shortcuts you can use to accomplish important accounting tasks. This table identifies some of the best and most useful QuickBooks shortcuts. [more…]

How to Perform Common QuickBooks Tasks

To perform a common accounting or bookkeeping task in QuickBooks, use these commands. When QuickBooks displays the commands window, you just fill in the boxes and press Enter. [more…]

QuickBooks 2012 All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

QuickBooks 2012 makes life easier for small business owners and accountants everywhere. But that doesn’t mean you want to spend any more time working with QuickBooks 2012 than you have to. These handy [more…]

Right-Click to Display a Menu of Common QuickBooks 2012 Tasks

You can right-click anywhere within a QuickBooks window to display a relevant shortcut menu, allowing you to perform common QuickBooks 2012 tasks quickly. In a register, select and right-click a specific [more…]

User Interface Tips for QuickBooks 2012

You can navigate the QuickBooks 2012 software quickly and easily by using these tricks. Before you begin working with QuickBooks for your small business accounting needs, run through this handy list. [more…]

Keyboard Shortcuts for QuickBooks 2012

Learn these QuickBooks 2012 keyboard shortcuts to save time opening, closing, and working with your business data. QuickBooks shortcuts on your PC ease your business accounting efforts. [more…]

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