These Quickbooks Simple Start tips can help you work easily through math calculations if you’re in the amount field, and editing the day if you’re in the date field. Here’s a guide for help:

If the selection cursor is on amount field, you can use these symbol keys to make calculations:

Press What 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 What 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