If you didn’t know already, QuickBooks 2013 and Enterprise Solutions 13.0 were released a few months ago. Now, if you have been using QuickBooks for a while, you know that you generally don’t ever want to install the first version due to bugs and issues that come along with it. Most of you know to wait until a few web patches come out to fix any issues that are found. Well, Intuit has just released R4 which has a lot of nice new UI (User interface) updates as well as a bunch of bug fixes. Read below to find out the details:
-The After-the-fact Payroll window is now scaled to fit the minimum resolution of 1024×768.
-On the Create Auto PO’s screen, Item column will now be checked when Qty to Order is entered.
-Added the Batch Transactions icon to the ribbon on the Write Checks and Enter Credit Card Charge/Credit forms.
-Corrected the appearance of several items in the user interface to match the user interface specification.
-Added a colored icons/light background option for the Top Icon Bar. Choose Edit > Preferences > Desktop View > My Preferences and click on ‘Switch to colored icons/light background’ to view this preference.
-Added a company file color flag to help you differentiate between different company files. Choose Edit> Preferences > Desktop View > My Preferences > Company Flag Color to view this preference.”
-Sending General Journal Entries no longer displays an incorrect message about the ‘From’ email address.
-The Send General Journal Entry screen no longer shows the billable column (checkbox) as editable.
-Selections in the Class selection drop-down menu at the top of the invoice will now apply properly to each item on the invoice.
-You can now display all available bins in the Inventory Center.
-You can now select a location using arrow keys on transaction forms.
-The Quantity on Hand report no longer reflects different numbers after being refreshed after warning: you cannot filter by sites and locations.
-When a company file is upgraded to a newer release, all item types will retain a check mark when “All Items” is checked for QuickBooks generated barcodes.
-You can now mix inventory and non-inventory items on a Purchase Order if site/location is being used.
-Selecting a future date on a check and clicking the Pay Online check box no longer displays warning message.
-You can now copy and paste transactions in the register.
Batch Enter Transactions
-On the Batch Transactions screen. QuickBooks no longer displays a message that credits are available when none are.
- Batch Enter Transactions no longer prevents selection of a payee based on multiple currency settings.
-When you leave required fields blank in Batch Enter Transactions, QuickBooks now highlights the required fields so they’re easier to find.
-We added the ability to Clear Splits from the context menu when batch entering transactions.
-The class tracking on each part of the Transfer transaction has been improved.
-QuickBooks will now display one warning instead of multiple warnings about inactive elements on group items when working with classes.
Client Data Review
-Client Data Review no longer adds a blank page to a PDF of a write off invoice.
Enhanced Inventory Receiving
-Reports now convert foreign currency to home currency when you use multiple currencies with Enhanced Inventory Receiving.
-In the Inventory Center, the Quantity on Hand by Serial Number view now displays negative quantities correctly.
-QuickBooks now correctly updates the Vacation accrued on paychecks when hours are changed.
-QuickBooks now displays the correct Billed or Not Billed icon on the Enter Single Activity window you click the Previous or Next to view past entries.
-We fixed an issue that prevented paychecks from being printed using dot matrix printers.
- Employee notes are no longer visible to users with “no access” permission to Payroll.
- Preview Paycheck (on edit) will no longer incorrectly change the amount of a deduction with a non-annual limit.
- Paycheck balances for sick and vacation now update properly when you edit a paycheck.
-Form names now fit properly in the Federal Forms list.
-We corrected the alignment of contact information that is auto filled on federal tax forms.
-Company Message information now prints on pay stubs.
-We corrected the state filing status values when payroll data is exported to Excel.
-We fixed an issue that caused the Payroll Summary, Paid Time Off Report, and Payroll Transaction Detail report to be missing from the Employee Center.
- Fixed an issue that caused Direct Deposit customers to receive a “Data has lost integrity” message when sending to the payroll service.
-When you update, QuickBooks now retains your search preferences. If you had ‘Update automatically’ unchecked, it will now stay that way after you update.
-We fixed in issue with the ‘Update Automatically’ Search Preference. When you uncheck ‘Update Automatically’ in Edit > Preferences > Search, this option will now be turned off correctly.
QuickBooks Online Banking
We fixed an issue that caused a send/receive transaction error message to display when attempting to download transactions.
The message “QuickBooks has stopped working” no longer shows up when displaying a previous reconciliation report.
-Date filters now work as designed on the Account QuickReport for Income, Expense, and Cost of Goods Sold accounts.
-Purchase Orders and Sales Orders without a site now display a quantity on the Stock Status by Site report.
-The Delivery Date column on the Inventory Stock Status by Item report now displays the correct information.
QuickBooks 2013 is now compatible with Windows 8.