QuickBooks Keyboard Shortcuts

At New Business Directions we are always looking for ways to improve our efficiency. By pressing different combinations of keys on your keyboard, you can quickly perform common tasks within QuickBooks®.

Here are just a few of the things that you can do when editing a transaction:

Tab Move the cursor to the next field
Shift + Tab Move the cursor to the previous editable field
Return (Enter) Record the transaction (when highlighted)
Esc (Escape) Cancel editing and close the current window
Ctrl + A Open the Chart of Accounts
Ctrl + D Delete selected transaction or list item
Ctrl + E Edit transaction or list item
Ctrl + F Find a transaction
Ctrl + G Go to the other account register affected by this transaction
Ctrl + H Get the history (A/R or A/P) for the currently selected transaction
Ctrl + I Create Invoice
Ctrl + J Display Customer Center
Ctrl + M Memorize a transaction
Ctrl + N New transaction (Bill, Check, Deposit, List Item, Invoice)
Ctrl + R Go to the register associated with the current transaction
Ctrl + T Display memorized transaction list
Ctrl + Y Display transaction journal
Ctrl + W Display write check window

As always, if you have questions or would like more information about QuickBooks® Keyboard Shortcuts or any other QuickBooks® feature, please call us, we would be happy to help.

This article of QuickBooks Tips and Tricks was based on the 2012 version of QuickBooks.