87 Shortcuts for Quickbooks Desktop (win/en)  [edit]

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minusplus1. Access Main Functions / Windows
Alt+C, then Enter Company - home
Alt+U, then Enter (or Ctrl+J) Customer Center: Customers & Jobs list
Alt+O, then Enter Vendor Center
Alt+Y, then Enter Employee Center
Alt+R then Enter Report Center
Ctrl+I Customer Center - Create Invoice
Ctrl+R Use Register / select account
Ctrl+W Write new check
Ctrl+T Open memorized transaction list
Ctrl+Y Open transaction journal
Ctrl+A Open Chart of Accounts
Esc Close active window (or ctrl+f4)
Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Shift+Tab Go to next / go to previous Window with multiple sub-windows open

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minusplus2. Chart of Accounts
Ctrl+A Open Chart of Accounts
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Go up one line / down one line
Home/End Go to beginning / go to end of account list
AZ Type name of account to select automatically
Ctrl+R Open Register (for asset, liability and equity accounts)
Ctrl+Q Open Quick Report for item
Ctrl+E Edit Account
Ctrl+U Use Account
Ctrl+D Delete Account

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minusplus3. Account Register Shortcuts
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Up one transaction / down one transaction
Ctrl+Home/Ctrl+End First transaction/ last transaction
Alt+1 Toggle between 1-line and 2-line view
Alt+down arrow with drop-down field available Open drop-down to select account
Ctrl+l in drop down field Open list (e.g. Chart of Accounts when in Account Field)
Alt+d Record Transaction
Ctrl+o Copy check transaction (complete line)
Ctrl+v Paste Transaction
Ctrl+d Delete Transaction
Ctrl+m Memorize transaction or report
Ctrl+e Edit transaction selected in register
Ctrl+n New invoice, bill, check or list item in context
Ctrl+s Show / hide transaction details
Ctrl+q QuickReport on transaction or list item
Ctrl+q Open Quick Report for item
Ctrl+g Go to register of transfer account
Ctrl+h Show History (for Accounts Payables / Accounts Receivables transactions)

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minusplus4. Working with Date Fields
[+]/- Change to next day / previous day
t Change to Today
t Change to same date in previous week / same date in next week
;/'' Change to same date in previous month / next month
w/k Change to first day of the week / last day of the week
m/h Change to first day of the month / Last day of the month
y/r Change to first day of the year / Last day of the year
Alt+Arrow Down Date calendar

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minusplus5. Quick Reports
Ctrl+q On any applicable item: open Quick report
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Go up / go down one line
Enter Show item detail / QuickZoom on report
Ctrl+a Hide/ show header
Ctrl+p Print report (or alt+t)
Alt+d, then down arrow Change Date Range of Report
Alt+i Email report as Excel or PDF

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minusplus6. Managing Invoices
Alt+p/Alt+n Go to previous / go to next invoice
Ctrl+p Print invoice (or alt+t)
Tab/Shift+Tab Jump to next / jump to previous invoice field
Alt+a Save and close
Alt+s Save and New

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minusplus7. General Editing
Tab/Shift+Tab Next field / previous field
Home/End Beginning of current field
Arrow Down/Arrow Up Line below / line above in detail area or on report
Page Down/Page Up Down one screen / up one screen
Ctrl+Arrow Right/Ctrl+Arrow Left Next word / previous word in field
Ctrl+Page Up/Ctrl+Page Down First item on list / last item on list (or first/previous month in register)
Esc Close active window (or ctrl+f4)
Alt+Arrow Down Display Drop down list in combo box
Delete Delete character to right of insertion point
Backspace Delete character to left of insertion point
Ctrl+Delete Delete line from detail area
Ctrl+Insert Insert line in detail area
Ctrl+x Cut selected characters
Ctrl+c Copy selected characters
Ctrl+v Paste cut or copied characters
[+]/- Increase / decrease check or other form number by one
Ctrl+z Undo changes made in field

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minusplus8. The Rest
Ctrl while opening QB To start QuickBooks without a company file
Alt while opening QB To suppress the desktop windows (at Open Company window)
F1 Open Help
Alt+f4with Help Active Close Help
Alt+F4 Close Quickbooks
Ctrl+F Simple and Advanced Find
F3 Open Search
Ctrl+K Display Service Keys (license and tax numbers)
Ctrl+Shift+U Get Payroll Updates
F2 Display product information about your QuickBooks version
Ctrl+2 in Product Information Open Tech Help

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Uploaded by bernd, updated on 6/23/2017