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

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Printing Invoices and Credit Memos

As part of setting up QuickBooks, you selected an invoice type. I assume that you have the raw paper stock for whatever invoice type you chose. If you’re going to print on blank letterhead, for example, I assume that you have letterhead lying around. If you decide to use preprinted forms, I assume that you’ve ordered those forms and have received them.

I also assume that you’ve already set up your printer. If you’ve ever printed anything, your printer is already set up. Really.

Loading the forms into the printer

This part is easy. Simply load the invoice forms into the printer the same way you always load paper. Because you have one of about a jillion different printers, I can’t give you the precise steps that you need to take, but if you’ve used a printer a bit, you should have no problem.

tip.eps Wait a minute. What’s that? Your printer is brand new, and you’ve never used it before? Okay, here’s one of my weird ideas: Use a pencil or something else that’s heat resistant (so that it won’t melt and gum up the insides of the printer) to draw an arrow on a piece of paper. (Do not, repeat, do not use crayon. And don’t let your children watch you do this.) Draw the arrow so that it points toward the top edge of the paper. Load the paper in the printer, with the arrow face up, and note which direction the arrow is pointing. Print something. Anything. When the ...

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