Wednesday, August 22, 2012

QuickBooks: Maneuvering Shortcuts


+
(plus key) Increase a number in a form, such as a check number or invoice number
-
(minus key) Decrease a number in a form, such as a check number or invoice number
Alt-S
Save the current transaction
Alt-N
Save the current transaction and go to the next
Tab
Go to the next field
Shift-Tab
Go to the prior field
Up Arrow
Go to the previous line in a form
Down Arrow
Go to the next line in a form
Page Up
Move to a previous page in a form area or report
Page Down
Move to the next page in a form area or report
Ctrl-Page Up
Move to the first item in a list or register
Ctrl-Page Down
Move to the last item in a list or register
Enter
If you are viewing a report this will “quick zoom” – open a register or detailed report. In other windows this will often select the highlighted button/operation
Ctrl-Enter
Record (save) the current record. If you have several buttons at the bottom of a transaction window (like “Save & Close”, “Save & New”, “Clear” and so forth) then Ctrl-Enter will select the best “save” option available. Enter will select the button that is highlighted, which might not be the best “save” option

If you have selected a menu and you see a letter underlined in one of the menu options, OR if you are in a window and you see a letter underlined in one of the buttons, hold the Alt key down and press that letter to invoke that option.

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