Archive for May, 2010

QuickBooks 2010 R7 Update

| May 26, 2010 | 13 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2010 R7 update to manual update. This update is only necessary if you are using Payroll or QuickBooks Merchant Services. I’ll review the changes in this article.

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QuickBooks Inventory Analysis with EZ Analytics

| May 25, 2010 | 3 Comments

Intuit has been promoting a new class of add-on applications that work with your QuickBooks desktop application, but are accessed via the web. In this article I’ll review one of these applications, EZ Analytics for Inventory, an excellent inventory planning and management tool that will work with your QuickBooks data.

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FAQ:QuickBooks Inactive Sales Tax Item Still Used?

| May 21, 2010 | 5 Comments

If you make a sales tax item inactive in QuickBooks (which you might want to do if your tax rates change mid year, as I talk about in this article), you may find that when you add a new customer that this inactive sales tax item is still showing as the default item for the […]

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FAQ:QuickBooks Cannot E-Mail Voided Transactions

| May 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

A reader blog asked “What can I do if QB does not allow me to save changes to the Voided invoice?  When I select “Save & Close” it warns “This transaction is a voided transaction. You cannot e-mail voided transactions”. I am unable to save the voided transaction as it will not close and save the changes

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FAQ:Rebuild QuickBooks Data Without Backing Up

| May 21, 2010 | 5 Comments

On occasion you may find that you need to run the Rebuild Datafunction of QuickBooks (File / Utitlities/Rebuild Data) to correct a problem. This straightens out a number of odd problems that can occur over time. The first thing that QuickBooks will do is to have you make a backup, which is a good thing. Unfortunately, […]

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FAQ:Resorting the QuickBooks Vendor and Other Name List

| May 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

There are times when you need to “re-sort” lists in QuickBooks.  Sometimes this helps get around errors that occur when you are converting from an older version of QuickBooks. You might also be having problems in finding items in a dropdown box even though you can see it in the item list. I often see […]

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FAQ:Locating the QBWIN.LOG File in QuickBooks

| May 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

There are times when you may be asked to examine the QBWIN.LOG file to be able to determine what is going on in your QuickBooks company file. How do you find it?

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FAQ:How to Turn Off Live Community in QuickBooks

| May 21, 2010 | 6 Comments

QuickBooks added the Live Community feature to enable people to get answers from the online Intuit Community Forums. For some people this slows things down, and it requires an Internet connection.

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FAQ: Stopping RECEIVED IN FULL From Printing on my QuickBooks Purchase Order

| May 21, 2010 | 4 Comments

When you fully receive a purchase order QuickBooks may stamp it Received In Full. Sometimes you don’t want that to appear.

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FAQ:What are the Field Size Limits in QuickBooks?

| May 21, 2010 | 54 Comments

A common question is “how much information can I enter in a particular field?” in QuickBooks. Another common question is “how can I make the field accept more information than it does now?”.

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