Find Relevant Information More Quickly with the QuickBooks Desktop New Release


I don’t know about you, but occasionally my memory fails me, especially when I have a lot going on. That’s why I’m pleased to see QuickBooks Desktop 2017 has improved search functionality.

In the past, you had to remember the exact name of items/accounts/names, especially what it “starts with.” Now, you can type any word in the name and QuickBooks will show you all possible matches.

New range filters are available in the amount field on reports:

  • Click Edit > Find (Advanced) > Filters > Amount
  • Report > Customize Report > Filters tab > Choose Filter > Amount
  • Edit > Search

The new advanced search has improved functionality so that you can find exactly what you’re looking for:


We know the improved search functionality will save you a ton of time.


About Marjorie Adams

Our head QuickBooks trainer and guru, Marjorie Adams, is Founder and CEO of Fourlane, Inc., an award-winning consulting firm and Intuit’s #1 QuickBooks Reseller Partner. Fourlane’s team of experts offers several QuickBooks oriented services including consulting, training, programming, integration, and more. Over the years, Fourlane has helped over 10,000 customers across many different industries with their QuickBooks accounting software. Marjorie Adams is considered one of the top QuickBooks trainers in the country. She was listed on CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40 in 2014 & 2015, and has been recognized as Intuitive Accountant’s 2015 QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor of the Year. Marjorie sits on Intuit’s VIP Program, is a frequent contributor to Inuit Accountants News Central, and has developed Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise Certification training. She has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, American Express Open, the Huffington Post, and Inc. Magazine.

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