Category: QuickBooks 2010

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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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 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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QuickBooks 2010 Company Snapshot

| October 1, 2009 | 8 Comments

The Company Snapshot was a feature that was added in the 2009 release of QuickBooks. Very useful, but it had many limitations. With the 2010 release there is a significant upgrade to this feature.

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QuickBooks Enterprise 10.0 – Not Ready for Prime Time?

| September 30, 2009 | 36 Comments

Just a quick note – I’m playing with the production release (R1P) of QuickBooks Enterprise 10.0 this morning, trying some of the new features relating to custom fields (more on this later), and there are problems. I can’t say how extensive this is, or how it might affect you, as I haven’t yet pinned down […]

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QuickBooks 2010 Document Management

| September 30, 2009 | 59 Comments

QuickBooks 2010 adds an integrated Document Management System to QuickBooks that is very simple to use. This article gives a brief overview of this new feature. A Document Management System (DMS) is a program that is used to store documents and/or images of paper documents. This can be a very valuable tool for your business. […]

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