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

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Correcting Sales Receipt Mistakes

If you make a mistake in entering a sales receipt (cash sale), don’t worry. Here’s a list of common problems and how to fix them:

check.png If the sales receipt is still displayed onscreen: If the sales receipt is still onscreen, you can move the cursor to the box or button that’s incorrect and then fix the mistake. Most of the bits of information that you enter in the Enter Sales Receipts window are fairly short or are entries that you’ve selected from a list. You can usually replace the contents of some field by typing over whatever’s already there or by making a couple quick clicks. If you really messed up and want to start over from scratch, you can click the Clear button. To save a receipt after you’ve entered it correctly, click either the Save & Close button or the Save & New button.

tip.eps If you need to insert a line in the middle of a sales receipt, right-click where you want to insert the line and choose Insert Line from the shortcut menu. To delete a line, right-click it and then choose Delete Line from the shortcut menu.

check.png If the sales receipt isn’t displayed onscreen: If the sales receipt isn’t onscreen, and you haven’t yet printed it, you can use the ...

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