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Use the Open Window List in QuickBooks

| November 22, 2011 | 7 Comments

QuickBooks has a huge number of options and features, so many that it is hard for anyone to know all of the ways that it can be used. When I help someone with QuickBooks, either on site or through an online support session, one of the first things that I show people is how to […]

QuickBooks Support and Training Resources

| October 24, 2011 | 7 Comments

Every year I like to revisit this subject – what kind of resources are available for support and training for QuickBooks? Here is my latest list – many of these are free, but some do have a cost involved. Please add your comments about resources that YOU have found that are helpful.

QuickBooks Loan Manager and Internet Explorer 9 Problem FIXED

| October 5, 2011 | 27 Comments

When Internet Explorer 9 first came out, QuickBooks users wondered if we would have problems with it. The answer was Almost no, but there are some issues. For the most part, current versions of QuickBooks work fine with Internet Explorer 9, with some small exceptions. The one that I heard about the most was that […]

QuickBooks 2012 Doc Center Problem Workaround

| September 26, 2011 | 12 Comments

Quickbooks 2012 adds a Doc Center, which is a reworking of QuickBooks Attached Documents (or QuickBooks Document Management). See this QuickBooks and Beyond article on all of the changes (and there are lots!).  Now the product only stores documents locally, without the option to store documents online. However, there are some problems.

QuickBooks 2012

| September 20, 2011 | 27 Comments

QuickBooks 2012 is coming out this month, is it a good update? The short answer is “yes”, but with my usual cautionary statement of “wait until it matures a bit”. I don’t recommend that you use the “R1” release of QuickBooks in any year – the R1 release is almost like a second stage “beta […]

QuickBooks 2011 R8 Has Problems

| August 8, 2011 | 9 Comments

You can It has only been out for a few weeks, but it looks like the QuickBooks 2011 R8 update has problems. As it stands now, Intuit has removed this from automatic update status. If you haven’t updated to R8, DO NOT. If you HAVE updated, and aren’t seeing problems, cross your fingers. I’ll note […]

Turning Off the Online Payment Link in QuickBooks Invoices

| August 2, 2011 | 14 Comments

Although I love the Intuit PaymentNetwork for collecting customer payments, it doesn’t fit everyone’s needs. Unfortunately, QuickBooks has a tendency to try to force this on us, and I see a lot of complaints about that “pay online” tag that QuickBooks inserts into invoices. It seems like a good time to review how to turn […]

What is Different between QuickBooks for Windows and QuickBooks Mac?

| July 14, 2011 | 14 Comments

Intuit has a version of QuickBooks Desktop for the Mac – and several versions for Windows. While the products are very similar, there are big differences that you should know about. Here is a quick list of some of the significant changes – not that this is not a complete list. Note that in Windows […]

How To Print Modified QuickBooks Invoices Without Saving Changes

| July 7, 2011

This is one of those situations where a software company can’t win. People complain about the way it works, so you change the program to fix the problem. Then, other people complain about the fix, and wish it worked the old way. Fortunately, Intuit made this an option so you can have it either way. […]

QuickBooks Blogs That Can Help You–06.11 Edition

| June 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

It has been a great month for blog articles about QuickBooks. Here are some that you will find useful if you are using QuickBooks in your business: How to record a vendor refund in QuickBooks (QuickBooks Help): Lynda Artesani has quick little tips on how to use QuickBooks in particular situations, such as when you […]