Using QuickBooks Shortcut Commands In Payroll

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Did you know that there are short cut commands that you can use when processing payroll that save keystrokes and simply make payroll processing easier? There are and I'd like to share them with you today.


Next day +
Previous day -

Edit transaction in selected register Ctrl + E
Increase check or other form number by one +
Decrease check or other form number by one -

Display help content F+ 1

Account list display Ctrl + A
Copy transaction in register Ctrl + O
Customer: Display job list Ctrl + J

Delete check, invoice, transaction or item from list Ctrl + D
Display register Ctrl + R
QuickFill and Recall (type first few letters of name) abc-tab
Show list Ctrl + S
Write check Ctrl + W

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