Archive for April, 2008

Importing QuickBooks Inventory with Excel

| April 29, 2008 | 236 Comments

There are a number of reasons why you may want to use Excel to import items to your item list in QuickBooks: Converting a list from another program, making copies of existing items, bulk addition of a new product line, and more. Today I’m going to give you an overview of how to use Excel […]

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QuickBooks Manufacturing Tutorial

| April 22, 2008 | 46 Comments

QuickBooks has a “Manufacturing & Wholesale” edition, but there is a definite lack of documentation on how to actually use QuickBooks in a manufacturing business. This posting is the first in a series that will give you some guidelines on how to best use QuickBooks in a manufacturing environment. I’ll start off with some basics, […]

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Saving your Customized Forms

| April 14, 2008 | 2 Comments

Most people customize the forms that they use in QuickBooks. If you put in a lot of time setting them up, do you want to take a chance on losing them? They might not be as safe as you think…

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Problem: Can’t Start QuickBooks 2008

| April 11, 2008 | 17 Comments

Some users of QuickBooks 2008 (and Enterprise 8.0) have been reporting that all of a sudden they cannot start QuickBooks – usually the next time they start after getting an automatic Windows Update from Microsoft. Typically what you see is that the QuickBooks “splash screen” shows for a moment, but the program doesn’t start. In […]

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Currency Symbols and QuickBooks

| April 8, 2008 | 62 Comments

The US editions of QuickBooks prior to the 2009 release don’t provide support for multiple currencies. One common question I see from non-US businesses using these versions is “How do we change the currency symbol on my invoices?”. Today I’ll give you a few pointers on how to handle this. I will not be talking […]

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