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QuickBooks 2013 For Dummies by Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA

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Fixing Invoice Mistakes

I’m not a perfect person. You’re not a perfect person. Heck, nobody is; everyone makes mistakes. You don’t need to get worked up over mistakes that you make while entering information in invoices, though, because in the following sections, I show you how to fix the most common mistakes that you might make on your invoices.

If the invoice is still displayed onscreen

If the invoice is still displayed onscreen, you can just move the cursor to the box or button that’s wrong and then fix the mistake. Because most of the bits of information that you enter in the Create Invoices window are short and sweet, you can easily replace the contents of some fields by typing over whatever’s already there. To start all over again, just click the Clear button at the bottom of the screen. To save the invoice after you’ve made your changes, click the Save & New button.

tip.eps If you need to insert a line in the middle of the invoice, right-click to display a contextual menu and then choose Insert Line or Delete Line.

If the invoice isn’t displayed onscreen

If the invoice isn’t displayed onscreen and you haven’t yet printed it, you can use the Next and Previous buttons, which appear on the Main tab and show pictures of left-pointing and right-pointing arrows, to page through the invoices. When you get to the one with the error, simply fix the error as I describe in the preceding section. ...

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