Some QuickBooks Simple Start User Interface Tricks

Part of QuickBooks Simple Start For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Working your way through QuickBooks Simple Start is easier when you use these tricks to navigate through the QuickBooks Simple Start program and interact with the system’s displays. Here are a few user interface tips:

  • To get help, press the F1 function key. QuickBooks starts the Help program and shows you information about the part of the QuickBooks program you’re working in.

  • To move quickly to a specific list box entry, press the letter.

  • To select a list box entry and choose a dialog box’s suggested command button, double-click the entry.

  • To move the insertion point to the beginning of a field, press Home.

  • To move the insertion point to the end of a field, press End.

  • To move to another program, click the other program’s button on the Windows task bar. To move back to the QuickBooks program, click the QuickBooks task bar button.

  • To minimize the QuickBooks program window (so you can see or work with whatever is underneath the QuickBooks program window), click the Minimize button in the upper-right corner of the Quickbooks program window. The minimize window shows a picture of a task bar button.