16 Keyboard Shortcuts for QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Online Accountant

By Elaine Marmel

Keyboard shortcuts can help you save time. By using keyboard shortcuts, you can keep your hands on the keyboard when you enter information in QBO or QBOA. Mac users, substitute Option for Alt in the following tables.
Use these keyboard shortcuts while working in a transaction window:

To Press
Open the Check window Ctrl+Alt+W
Open the Expense window Ctrl+Alt+X
Open the Estimate window Ctrl+Alt+E
Open the Invoice Transaction window Ctrl+Alt+I
Open the Receive Payment window Ctrl+Alt+R
Display Help Ctrl+Alt+H
Display the Lists page Ctrl+Alt+L
Display the Customers page Ctrl+Alt+C
Display the Vendors page Ctrl+Alt+V
Display the Chart of Accounts page Ctrl+Alt+A
Display the Search Transactions page Ctrl+Alt+F
Display keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+Alt+/

Use these keyboard shortcuts while working in a transaction window:

Press To
Ctrl+Alt+S Save the transaction and starts a new one
Ctrl+Alt+D Save the transaction and close the transaction window
Ctrl+Alt+M Save and send the transaction
Ctrl+Alt+P Print the transaction
Ctrl+Alt+X or Ctrl+Alt+C Close the transaction window; if you’ve made changes, a message asks you to confirm that you want to close the window without saving your changes