Quicken 2013 Shortcuts That Save You Time

By Stephen L. Nelson

Part of Quicken 2013 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Want to save time working with the Quicken 2013 program? Consider using and memorizing a handful of the keyboard shortcuts listed in the table here. Learning to use Quicken keyboard shortcuts — although a bit of memorization work upfront — usually pays back rich dividends in the form of data entry time savings.

Shortcut Why You Want to Try Really Darn Hard to Remember This
Ctrl+S Displays the Split Transaction window (so that you can use more
than one category to describe a payment or deposit).
Shift+Delete Cuts out the selected text in a field and moves it to the
Windows Clipboard (so that you can paste it into some other
Ctrl+Insert Copies the selected text in a field to the Windows Clipboard
(so that you can paste it into some other field).
Shift+Insert Pastes what’s on the Clipboard into the selected field.
Ctrl+P Prints the contents of the active window. (Well, almost
F1 For those times when you just have to say, “Aaagh! Help!
F11 Maximizes register view.
Ctrl+O Lets you open another Quicken data file.
Ctrl+G Go to date.
Ctrl+K Displays the financial calendar.
Ctrl+B Puts you on the fast track to backing up your data.
Ctrl+A Displays the Accounts List window.
Ctrl+W Displays the Write Checks window.
Ctrl+L Displays the tag list.
Ctrl+T Displays the memorized Payees list.
Ctrl+J Displays the scheduled transactions list.
Ctrl+U Displays the Portfolio View window.
Ctrl+V Allows you to void a transaction.
Ctrl+Y Displays the security list.
Ctrl+H Displays the Find and Replace window.