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Some QuickBooks 2005 Calculation and Editing Tricks

Part of the QuickBooks 2005 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can work easily through math calculations in the amount field and edit the date in the date field with calculation and editing tricks in QuickBooks 2005. If the selection cursor is on the amount field you can follow this handy guide, just use these symbol keys to make calculations:

Press This This Happens
+ To add the number you just typed to the next number you type
- To subtract the next number you type from the number you just typed
× To multiply the number you just typed by the next number you type
/ To divide the number you just typed by the next number you type

If the selection cursor is on a date field, you can use these tricks to edit the date:

Press This This Happens
+ Adds one day to the date shown
T Replaces the date shown with today’s date
Subtracts one day from the date shown
Y Changes the date to the first day in the year
R Changes the date to the last day in the year
M Changes the date to the first day in the month
H Changes the date to the last day in the month
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