Category: QuickBooks 2010

QuickBooks 2010 R5 Update

| December 29, 2009 | 40 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2010 R5 update to manual update, and probably to automatic update later today. This update includes the features I talked about from the short lived R4 update a few weeks ago, without the sales tax bug that was introduced. Let me summarize the “revision mania” here. Then I’ll talk about […]

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QuickBooks 2009 R10, 2010 R4, and Sales Tax

| December 17, 2009 | 12 Comments

My apologies for ANOTHER article on product updates, but things have been changing fast in the past few days and I want to summarize what is going on. The primary focus here is on sales tax in the 2009 and 2010 desktop versions of QuickBook.

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QuickBooks 2010 R4 Update

| December 16, 2009 | 14 Comments

Some early notes on the R4 release for QuickBooks 2010, which is now available. I have to say, I’m getting tired of updates, AND I’m getting tired of updates that come in December when work schedules are more complicated and things are getting more frenetic as we approach the end of the year.

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QuickBooks 2010 R2 Update

| November 6, 2009 | 23 Comments

Intuit has released the R2 update for QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2010 and Enterprise 10. If you are set up for automatic updates you should be getting it, or go to the manual update page. If you aren’t sure how to determine what release  you are using, see my posting on automatic updates. I’ll outline the changes […]

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QuickBooks 2010 and Integrated Application Errors (80040408 etc.)

| November 5, 2009 | 4 Comments

QuickBooks Compatible add-on programs (also referred to as “third party” programs) generally use the SDK (software development kit) provided by Intuit. This allows them to exchange information with QuickBooks in a controlled and secure fashion. With the release of QuickBooks 2010 we have seen a number of complaints from people using a variety of add-on […]

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QuickBooks and Windows 7

| October 27, 2009

Back in July I wrote an article about QuickBooks on Windows 7 RC and Internet Explorer 8, where I talked about QuickBooks 2009 on the pre-release version of Windows 7. Since that time we have had the public release of Windows 7, and the release of QuickBooks 2010, so it is time that I revisited […]

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Custom Fields in QuickBooks Enterprise 10

| October 21, 2009 | 59 Comments

I discussed custom fields in QuickBooks in an article last year, and it is one of the most popular articles in my blog. Many users depend on custom fields to add features to invoices, sales orders and estimates (and more). The two most common complaints about custom fields have been there need to be more […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Favorites Menu

| October 5, 2009 | 6 Comments

The 2010 release adds a feature that is very similar to the favorites list in your web browser. This is a menu option in the main menu bar that lets you add your most used reports, transaction windows and lists for easy access.

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Another Blogger’s View of QuickBooks 2010

| October 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

My friend Rustler has posted his comments on QuickBooks Premier 2010 at http://my246shop.com/Rustler/qb-2010-premier He has his list of things he likes and doesn’t, and he touches some issues that I haven’t gotten to yet. Rustler was one of the beta testers of Premier 2010. Worth reading… Then, also, there is Nancy Smyth, another QB Addon […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Form Customization

| October 2, 2009 | 21 Comments

Up until now, if you wanted a uniform appearance to all of your QuickBooks forms (invoices, sales orders, estimates and so forth) it took a lot of work on your part. You would have to apply your changes in background, fonts and so forth to each individual form. This could be tedious. With QuickBooks 2010 […]

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