QuickBooks Everyday Shortcuts - dummies

By Veechi Curtis

Part of QuickBooks QBi For Dummies Cheat Sheet

QuickBooks features many keyboard shortcuts that allow you to open, close, save and work with documents in a flash. The following shortcuts make working with QuickBooks even faster and easier:

QuickBooks Key or Keystroke Combination Shortcut Result
Ctrl-A Opens your Chart of Accounts
Ctrl-F Finds transactions, by amount, date, memo or name
Ctrl-G Goes to register of transfer account
Ctrl-H Displays history of any accounts receivable or payable
Ctrl-I Goes to Create Invoice window
Ctrl-J Opens the Customer Centre
Ctrl-L Opens the relevant list for current drop-down menu
Ctrl-M Memorises current transaction or report
Ctrl-N Creates a new transaction in whatever window is active at the
Ctrl-P Prints whatever form or register you have open at the time
Ctrl-Q Produces a QuickReport for a transaction or item
Ctrl-R Displays the account register
Ctrl-T Opens memorised transaction list
Ctrl-U Uses a list item (try Ctrl-L and Ctrl-U together for a winning
Ctrl-W Goes to Write Cheques
Ctrl-Y Opens transaction journal for that transaction
Ctrl-F4 Closes active window
F1 Opens help for active window