QuickBooks Online Feature Requests

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  1. Search by "Message displayed on invoice"

    Please make "Message displayed on invoice" a searchable field for Invoices in the Advanced Search.

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      9 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make the search bar like the desktop version

      Hey Quickbooks!

      I love your application and I think your online version is amazing, especially the mobile apps!

      One of the features I noticed that is not as nice as your desktop version is the search abilities. In the desktop version for Mac, when you clicked Comman+F to look for any, you merely needed to type in the search bar whatever you had to work with (i.e. name, address, reference number, etc) and it searched the entire program for it, giving you the different areas it found it in on the left (i.e. invoices, contacts, estimates, etc).

      The new search…

      17 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Search by date, not date last modified

        For some reason, the ability to search for transactions by date has disappeared. Last week, I could search for deposits by the date of the deposit. Now the only date related search option is by Date Last Modified. A deposit for 8/21 may be entered on 8/21 or several days later so "date last modified" is not helpful. It seems like the search functionality has become more restrictive. Please return the old search options.

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        • 14 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Search by customers by zip code

            It would be very helpful to be able to search for customers by zip code.

            We occassionally receive money orders from unidentified customers and it would be very helpful to search for the customer using the zip code listed on the money order.

            Thanks.

            13 votes
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            • make a search engine in which we can look for jobs under the "ship to" address. Often times the billing address & ship to address are diffe

              It would be very helpful to be able to search for a business under the "ship to" address. Often times the billing address and the ship to address are different. Right now we can only search for the billing address information. It takes forever if we cannot remember the name that a job is billed under.

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              • add search by date feature back when searching for a journal entry

                Please add the "search by date" feature back when searching for a journal entry. Why did you take this away??

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                • It would be very helpful to be able to do a search by address. It is a pain to have to go through each address to find or not find what I a

                  It would be very helpful to be able to do a search by address. It is a pain to have to go through each address to find or not find what I am looking for!

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                    2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Improve the search by line/item description

                    The search feature seems limited on the line description function.
                    If you input more than one word whilst searching in the line description function unless those words are actually in the order you type them in the description it will not find anything.
                    For example we have lots of copper fittings listed and if I were to look for a "22mm copper elbow" it would return no results as the description could be listed as "copper elbow 22mm" or another variation using those 3 words. This makes the search process very lengthy as we end up having to search only…

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                    • Please remove inactive vendors from vendor search

                      Please limit the vendor search to only active vendors; inactive vendors should have to be selected as a setting or filter.

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                      • SEARCH BY CUSTOM FIELDS

                        There is no option to seach in customs fields, please add, would be very helpful

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                        • Search attachments and side panel attachments

                          Ability to search attachments page and search attachments pop out side panel please.

                          7 votes
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                          • SEARCH FUNCTIONS

                            The search button should allow us to search throughout all transactions, descriptions of invoices and all fields of invoices or estimates so we can find things as on previous desktop versions. This is a big problem for many people using this program. Please rectify asap.

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                            • search invoice by PO number

                              Would be extremely helpful if we could search through invoices by PO number. This seems like a natural option since customers ask about transactions via their PO numbers.

                              6 votes
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                              • Searchable address

                                Search customers by address

                                6 votes
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                                • Make all fields searchable

                                  Any field in a document or invoice which can be written to should already be searchable. It's not that hard to code. What are you waiting for? Please stop playing games with features.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Search function

                                    Please add a search feature with filters withing each QB account. e.g. Reference number, date range, expense type, cheque number, user...

                                    5 votes
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                                    • FASTER QBO

                                      MAKE QBO FASTER! IT TAKES 20 TO 30 SECONDS BETWEEN CLICKS! SUPER STUPID!
                                      GO BACK TO BEFORE YOUR NEW AND IMPROVED UPGRADE! I KNOW ... YOU ARE TRYING TO GET RID OF CUSTOMERS!!

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Search button in rules

                                        Please add a search button for rules.

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                                        • Notes

                                          Having made notes on an account record they are not time stamped and only one note is allowed.

                                          This makes it impossible to see a full picture history for the client.

                                          The Search option at the moment 27-2-17 does not search through notes.

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