Opening your QuickBooks for Windows file in QuickBooks for Mac

So you're switching from QuickBooks for Windows to QuickBooks for Mac. Welcome! We're glad you're here. So you're probably wondering if you can convert your QuickBooks for Windows company file into QuickBooks for Mac. The answer is: Yes! You can … [Read more...]

So many choices, Part 2: Vendor transactions and more

This article is Part 2 of a two-parter on the transactions you can use in QuickBooks. Part 1 covers customers. This one covers vendors. With vendors, it's all about spending money. You need stuff to run your business, whether that's new inventory … [Read more...]

Video: Keyboard shortcuts for entering names and numbers

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to enter names and numbers quickly and efficiently. With most software programs, I tend to look for keyboard shortcuts to speed things up, and Quickbooks is no exception. If you’re not currently using keyboard … [Read more...]

Getting Going with QuickBooks for Mac: One Real User’s Journey

A freelance writer, I’m a new user to QuickBooks for Mac. Until now, I’ve been managing my business with an ultra-professional jumble of Excel spreadsheets and notes scrawled on a motley heap of notebooks. Oddly enough, this system hasn’t produced … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Defined: Single user mode vs. multiuser mode

Starting with QuickBooks 2011 for Mac, you have two choices in the way different people can work on your company file: single user mode and multiuser mode. Single user mode: Wait your turn If QuickBooks is running in singleuser mode, any number of … [Read more...]

Video: Mileage-tracking for taxes and client billing

Will Lynes, Product Manager for QuickBooks for Mac, describes how you can track miles for taxes and client billing in QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. This is a new feature in QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. … [Read more...]

Video: Customizing Reports

Will Lynes, Product Manager for QuickBooks for Mac, describes how you can customize reports in QuickBooks 2011 for Mac. If you've used QuickBooks for Mac in the past, you'll see that we've made some changes to make reports an even more powerful tool … [Read more...]

QuickBooks Windows vs. Mac: What’s the difference?

If you've switched from QuickBooks for Windows to QuickBooks for Mac, you've probably noticed some differences. QuickBooks for Mac is built as a Mac product from the ground up, so the interface elements will be familiar if you've used other Mac … [Read more...]

Progress invoicing in QuickBooks for Mac 2011 and earlier

Editor's note: This is the manual process for progress invoicing you can do for Quickbooks for Mac 2011 and earlier. If you have QuickBooks for Mac 2012, then you can use the new progress invoicing feature. Progress invoicing, or “progress … [Read more...]

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