QuickBooks 2011 Keyboard Shortcuts - dummies

By Stephen L. Nelson

Part of QuickBooks 2011 All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

QuickBooks 2011 provides a bunch of handy shortcuts you can use to accomplish important accounting tasks. This table identifies some of the best and most useful QuickBooks shortcuts:

Shortcut Key or Key Combination Result
+ Adds 1 to the value shown in the selected number or date
file
Subtracts 1 from the value shown in the selected number or date
field
Alt If Ctrl key held down while QuickBooks starts, QuickBooks
doesn’t open a company file
Ctrl If Ctrl key held down while QuickBooks starts, QuickBooks
doesn’t open a company file
Ctrl+A Displays the Chart of Accounts window
Ctrl+C Copies your selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl+E Edits the selected transaction
Ctrl+F Displays the Find window
Ctrl+G Goes to the other side of a transfer transaction
Ctrl+I Displays the Create Invoice window
Ctrl+J Displays the Customer Center window
Ctrl+M Memorizes a transaction
Ctrl+N Creates a new <form> where form
is whatever is active at the time
Ctrl+P Almost always prints the currently active register, list, or
form
Ctrl+Q Creates and displays a QuickReport on the selected
transaction
Ctrl+R Displays the Register window
Crtl+T Displays the memorized transaction list
Ctrl+V Pastes the contents of the Clipboard
Ctrl+W Displays the Write Checks window
Ctrl+X Moves your selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl+Z Undoes your last action — usually
Ctrl+Ins Inserts a line into a list of items or expenses
Ctrl+Del Deletes the selected line from a list of items or expenses
Esc Closes the current window