QuickBooks is accounting software which makes handling and managing of bills and invoices a pretty easy task. It is developed and marketed by Intuit. QuickBooks is used by small and medium-sized businesses. QuickBooks stores data as well as other things in lists. An entry in a list is any customer, employee or item. Re-sorting QuickBooks lists is a feature which is very simple but effective way to fix a number of problems you get into.
You should resort the lists in the following cases:
There are many problems which you can fix by resorting to your list. The set of problems that you can fix by re-sorting your QuickBooks list are:
You should resort the following lists:
Any QuickBooks user can perform resorting the list. Closing and reopening company file after you have resorted the specific list is also important. You can do this by closing QuickBooks and reopen it and see if the problem is resolved after you resort any lit. QuickBooks also allows you to manually rearrange some lists; this makes the whole process quite convenient for people. Also, you should keep in mind that if you re-sort a list, then the manual changes you made will be lost.
Customers, Vendors, Employees, and Other Names
QuickBooks comprises of a feature called master name list that stores the names for customers, vendors, and employees and Other Names. You can get to this list by opening Write Checks window then go to the Pay to the order of field, and press Ctrl-L, this will open the list now just click the Name button, and select Re-sort List. This way you can easily resort the lists.
Chart of Accounts, Items, Payroll Items, Other lists
Lists menu shows a lot of options. Here you can open the list from the Lists menu and then check the Include Inactive checkbox then click on the List button, and select Re-sort List.
For this go to the main menu bar and select Reports and then Memorized Reports. Now you have to click on the Memorized Report List. In the lower-left corner, click the Reports button to select Resort List.
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