2. Getting Around QuickBooks

Home Page and Navigation

You can make the most of your QuickBooks software when you learn how to navigate and customize the options available to meet your business’s specific needs. This chapter will show you just how easy that task can be. For example, if your business does not need to track inventory, you can turn off that feature. However, as your business grows and the products and services you offer change, you can later reenable the same features.

QuickBooks 2012 makes it even easier to customize and navigate this easy-to-use and very popular accounting software. Let’s start by making this your software!

Title Bar

At the top of your open QuickBooks file is the title bar as shown in Figure 2.1. The title bar ...

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