Appendix C

Sharing QuickBooks Files

In This Appendix

arrow Understanding how QuickBooks works on a network

arrow Installing QuickBooks for network use

arrow Setting up user permissions

arrow Specifying multi-user mode

arrow Working with a shared QuickBooks file

Okay, here’s a cool deal: Within QuickBooks, you can set up user permissions, which enables you to specify who has access to which areas of your QuickBooks files. In fact, you can also work with your QuickBooks file on a network and in a multiple-user environment by using a powerful feature called record locking.

remember.eps If you work on a network and need to use or just want to find out about the QuickBooks network features, read this appendix. If your computer isn’t connected to a network, but you want to designate unique permissions for different people by using a QuickBooks file on a single computer, read the section, “Setting Up User Permissions,” later in this ...

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