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Does the search function really NOT search the Purchase Description for Products and Services?

It seems to search in Name, and Sales Description, but bafflingly not in Purchase Description. The Supplier's part number entered in the Purchase Description does not help me find them again.  Perhaps this needs to be fixed by QBO..... ?
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QuickBooks Team

Does the search function really NOT search the Purchase Description for Products and Services?

Hi there, efg123.

 

Currently, searching for the Purchase Description of Products and Services is unavailable. The search function can help you easily find any transactions recorded in QuickBooks Online.

 

Here's an article for more information about the search function: Search for transactions.

 

I'll make sure to forward your concern to our product engineers for a feature request. 

 

If you have any additional questions or other concerns, feel free to leave a comment on this thread. Thanks.

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Does the search function really NOT search the Purchase Description for Products and Services?

Thanks for your prompt response, however I'll have to be more specific; I was referring to (and trying to imply) the search function within Products and Services, at the upper-left, the rectangular box labelled "Find products and services". Your answer refers to the magnifying glass at top-right.

 

For my use of QBO, what I've pointed out is more significant than the one you thought I was describing. If you can forward this concern to your product engineers for a feature request I'd be most appreciative.

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QuickBooks Team

Does the search function really NOT search the Purchase Description for Products and Services?

Thanks efg, I'll make sure to pass this along.

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Level 1

Does the search function really NOT search the Purchase Description for Products and Services?

Did this get solved? I have the same issue.

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Does the search function really NOT search the Purchase Description for Products and Services?

Hi 1234josh,

 

The feedback on the lack of ability to search using the Purchase description has certainly been passed on and we hope to see it implemented in a future update. While I am unable to advise on a time frame, you can in the meantime search by name, SKU or sales description. Additionally, as a workaround you can use the Ctrl+F search function of your browser to search by purchase description. 

 

If you have further feedback for product improvement ideas and any product concerns to help us improve your experience while using QuickBooks Online, please feel free to go to the Settings icon (top right in QuickBooks) and click Feedback as we welcome all observations.

 

-Kass