I'm hoping someone can help me before i cancel Quickbooks all together. I only signed up a couple of days ago to try and streamline my admin etc. but i have literally hit a hurdle at the first attempt at doing something and its unbearably frustrating trying to find any sense or advice online.
The first and main thing i need quick books for is INVOICING which at first glance is pretty basic and clunky. Hopwever, my needs aren't overly complicated so it should be okay.
My problem is the template and pdf preview are so far apart in terms of style and look that it's a complete non starter. There's literally no formatting replicated in the preview and it looks like something you'd create in GCSE business studies. I have tried everything but it looks awful, and doesn't provide the correct information.
Does anyone have any idea why the preview is such a shambles when the template is perfect?
It's sad to know that you are planning to cancel your QuickBooks account. I'll be here to help clarify things for you.
It could be that the template is not the same as the one you use in creating an invoice. Once you a certain template, it's the same data, information, and style in your pdf preview. Please see the screenshot below.
Thanks for getting back to me, i had hoped to use the online message service but it looks like that isn't working either...
I'm not sure i fully understand your response, forgive me if i'm being a bit slow.
So i chose the 'fresh' template and it looks great. The fonts, spacing, information all looks fine, so i further customized it to include the fields and information i require. I then go to preview the pdf and it looks vastly different as you can hopefully see in both images attached.
The first image is the template that i like and that i have edited.
But the preview is ugly, spacing is off, information is missing (like subtotal etc.):
Am i being really picky but does the second one not look awful compared to the first version?!
I appreciate for adding screenshots of your concern. This gives a clearer picture of what happened to the invoice template.
The logo weight, size, alignment issue shown in the preview is already reported to our engineers. They’re working to resolve this unexpected behavior as soon as possible.
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