QuickBooks for Mac Keyboard Shortcuts!!

Over the past few years QuickBooks for Mac has become popular. What some people don't know is that there are shortcuts in QuickBooks that will help make navigating through QuickBooks for Mac easier!  

QuickBooks > PreferencesCommand-, (comma)
QuickBooks > Hide QuickBooksCommand-H
QuickBooks > Hide OthersOption-Command-H
QuickBooks > Quit QuickBooksCommand-Q
File > New CompanyOption-Command-N
File > Open CompanyCommand-O
File > Close CompanyOption-Command-W
File > Close windowCommand-W
File > PrintCommand-P
Window > MinimizeCommand-M
Help > QuickBooks HelpCommand-?
Display contextual menuControl-click
Display product and company file informationCommand-1
Edit > UndoCommand-Z
Edit > CutCommand-X
Edit > CopyCommand-C
Edit > PasteCommand-V
Edit > Insert LineCommand-Y
Edit > Delete LineCommand-B
Edit > EditCommand-E
Edit > NewCommand-N
Edit > DeleteCommand-D
Edit > MemorizeCommand-+ (plus)
Edit > Transaction HistoryCommand-U
Edit > Copy TransactionOption-Command-C
Edit > Go To TransferCommand-G
Edit > Show ListCommand-L
Edit > Use RegisterCommand-R
Edit > FindCommand-F
Delete character to left of insertion pointDelete
Increase check or other form number by one+ (plus key)
Decrease check or other form number by one- (minus key)
CancelCommand-. (period)
Lists > Chart of AccountsShift-Command-A
Lists > Customer:JobsShift-Command-J
Lists > EmployeesShift-Command-E
Lists > ItemsShift-Command-I
Lists > Memorized TransactionsShift-Command-M
Lists > VendorsShift-Command-V
Customers > Create InvoicesCommand-I
Banking > Write ChecksCommand-K
Reports > Transaction JournalCommand-T
Moving around a windowShortcut
Next fieldTab
Previous fieldShift–Tab
Report column to the rightRight Arrow
Report column to the leftLeft Arrow
Report row below orline below in form detail areaDown Arrow
Report row above orline above in form detail areaUp Arrow
Display list if cursor is in combo box field like the Customer:Job field in the Create Invoices windowNote: This keyboard shortcut may interfere with the same shortcut used in the Mac OS program Spaces. To prevent this, go to the Mac OS system preferences and change the keystrokes for Spaces.Control–Down Arrow
Down one screenPgDn
Up one screenPgUp
First item on list or first transaction of a month in registerCommand-PgUp*
Last item on list or first transaction of a month in registerCommand-PgDn*
First transaction in registerCommand-Home*
Last transaction in registerCommand-End*
Close all windows in QuickBooksShift-+ click the close box
Next day+ (plus key)
Previous day- (minus key)
First day of the weekw
Last day of the weekk
First day of the monthm
Last day of the monthh
First day of the yeary
Last day of the yearr
What's new in QuickBooks for Mac:
  • Get 1-click access to what you use most:
    • The new Left Hand Toolbar lets you create shortcuts so you can move around QuickBooks even faster than before. 
  • Find what you need, faster than before:
    • You can use the enhanced, customization Centers to keep important customer, vendor, and transaction information at your fingertips.
  • See who’s paid you (and who hasn't):
    • The new Income Tracker shows all your income-producing transactions in one spot, including overdue invoices so you can remind customers to pay up.
  • Keep track of sales rep performance:
    • It’s easy to run reports that identify your top sales performers, whether they're an employee or a vendor.
Do everyday financial tasks quickly!:
  • Easily create invoices and sales receipts to keep track of who owes you money, what they bought, and when they paid you.
  • You can log hours, bill clients, and add reimbursement expenses to your invoices.
  • Keep track of important dates with iCal/Calendar integration and import Address Book/Contacts into QuickBooks to maintain up-to-date contact information.


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