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Ask Addy: Favorite tips and tricks

Editor’s note: Dear Addy is an advice column on using QuickBooks for Mac. This is a place to answer your direct questions about QuickBooks and share them with other users. If you have a question for Addy, click We want to hear from you in the top … [Read more...]

QuickBooks checklist: Periodic tasks that make your life easier

You know how if you don't keep up with the housework, things getting out of control and pretty soon you're spending all weekend doing 500 loads of laundry? You may be thinking, "If I'd just taken a few minutes to do the little things, I wouldn't be … [Read more...]

Tips for avoiding some newbie mistakes

Editor's note: Our friends over at QuickBooks for Windows wrote this piece for Windows users. Seeing a great idea, we ripped it off and Mac-ified it for you. Here's a shout out to the awesome Jonathan Brubaker who created the original article for … [Read more...]

Video: Bookkeeping 101

This one is an oldie, but a goodie. We've had this video in past versions of QuickBooks for Mac. It's a little dated in the look and feel, but still has some great information. If you're brand new to running your business with QuickBooks, it's a good … [Read more...]

Finding your company file and other file tips

Over the lifespan of QuickBooks for Mac, a lot of users have asked a lot of questions about working with their company file. "Help!? I can't find where I saved my company file!" or "Where should I back up my file?" Here's our best advice: If you … [Read more...]

Making QuickBooks look the way you want

You like it the way you like it. That's cool. You can customize QuickBooks so that its default display shows what's most important to you. Changing the desktop You can save your QuickBooks windows arrangement so that when you return to your company … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting basics with QuickBooks for Mac

If you have a company file of any size, QuickBooks for Mac is handling a lot of data. If you don't see the data you expect or in the way you expect it, it can be a scary thing. But with a little troubleshooting, you can soon be back to the way things … [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...]

QuickMath, the QuickBooks calculator

Does this sound familiar? You’re paying several bills from one vendor with a single check. You could go to Caculator on your Mac and add them up, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could do that right in QuickBooks? Well, you can do that. It’s called … [Read more...]

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