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:

Keystroke Combination Shortcut Result
Ctrl-C Copies your selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl-D Deletes current transaction or item (if allowed)
Ctrl-E Opens transaction selected in register, ready for editing
Ctrl-V Pastes whatever is currently sitting in your Clipboard
Ctrl-X Moves your selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl-Z Undoes your last action (with the current field only)
Ctrl-Del Deletes line from detail area
Ctrl-Ins Inserts line in detail area
Ctrl-Enter Records the current transaction