November, 2011

What’s New in QuickBooks 2012? Part Two

Carrying on with Part Two in the new QuickBooks Premier 2012, let’s take a look at the new look Company Snapshot, now just called Snapshot, located on the Icon Bar. This feature has been made more functional with the three tabs at the very top, for you to change the information that you would like to have appear when you open this up. The default is the Company tab which is displayed...

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What’s New in QuickBooks 2012? Part One

There are so many new tweaks, looks and features in QuickBooks Premier 2012, that I decided to split them up into a number of articles. Opening QuickBooks, for me, took longer than usual and I’m not sure why, so beware if it seems like it’s not operating, just be patient. So let’s start with the first screen that will appear when launching QuickBooks, which is the No...

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How to Set up your Email Program in QuickBooks 2012

Although QuickBooks stated that this was a new feature (using other email programs), it looks the same as I explained it to you earlier this year. Anyways, I’m going to show you how to set this up in a Microsoft operating environment, and it will be the same for XP Pro as it is with Windows 7. The only difference in XP and Windows 7 is the cosmetic appearance. I have chosen to use XP for...

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Is Your QuickBooks Company File too Large to Manage?

If you are running QuickBooks versions EasyStart, Pro or Premier, and your company file is starting to act like your computer’s hardware is processing at 1990’s speed, it may be that your company file has grown too large for QuickBooks to process. How large is too large you say? Well there’s a number of criteria. It could be that any one of your 18 Lists has grown above the...

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QuickBooks Problems with the Portable Backup File

I wonder if Intuit knows that there is a problem with the portable backup file when emailed? I have had at least a half a dozen in the last three months, of which another occurred today. It doesn’t seem to matter which mail provider you are using either, because this has happened with Gmail, Outlook, Hotmail, etc. Also, the same problem happens in Pro and Premier, no matter what the...

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