QuickBooks Keyboard Shortcuts

When QuickBooks Was First Released - In the early 1990's it used a lot of the DOS commands. For those of us who were familiar with DOS felt right at home.

QuickBooks Runs Great - On Windows; however, most Professional Bookkeepers find it quicker and easier to use some these shortcuts. 

Professional Accounting Firms - Require their Professional Bookkeepers to know and use these shortcuts because they save so much time.

Keyboard Shortcuts - Are part of our Bookkeeping System which allows us to offer outsourced bookkeeping at a lower costs than having an in-house bookkeeper or worse yet a Bad Bookkeeper.

Makes Bookkeeping - Fast and easy. And when you have an emergency bookkeeping situation like running behind on payroll preparation or quarterly tax reports when it absolutely positively needs to get done right away!

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QuickBooks® Keyboard Shortcuts List


  Click and drag items on lists


  Cancel Transaction, Close Window

Space Bar

  Mark or unmark check boxes

Up Arrow

  Moves to line above detail area

Down Arrow

  Moves to line below detail area


  Moves to next field

Shift + Tab

  Moves to previous field

Ctrl +

  Next word in field

Ctrl -

  Previous word in field

Ctrl + Del

  Delete Line Item

Ctrl + Ins

  Insert Line Item

Ctrl + Page Up

  First item on register previous month

Ctrl + Page Down

  Last item on register next month

Ctrl + Enter

  Records Transaction

Alt +

  Displays list on Forms

Ctrl +

  Scrolls through entries on  a list within a form

Ctrl + 1

  Displays Information about your QuickBooks

Ctrl + D

  Delete Transaction

Ctrl + F

  Find Transaction

Ctrl + H

  History of A/R –A/P transactions

Ctrl + L

  Display List

Ctrl + M

  Memorize Transaction

Ctrl + O

  Copy Transaction fro register

Ctrl + Q

  Quick Report of highlighted list item

Ctrl + R

  Use register of highlighted item

Ctrl + U

  Use item on list

Ctrl + V

  Paste Transaction in register

Ctrl + Y

  Display Transaction Journal


  Increase Date or Form #


  Decrease  Date or Form #


  Change date to end of year


  Change date to beginning of year


  Change date to beginning of Month


  Change date to end of month


  Change date to today’s dat


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