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How can I change the column widths in the checkbook register window?

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How can I change the column widths in the checkbook register window?

Allow me to provide you a few information about the checkbook register and I'm here to help you in any way, neal6.


At this time, changing the checkbook register's column width isn't possible. If you want to add some information to the columns, you can create a tracker as a workaround. To do this, you can run and customize the QuickReport of the specific account.


Here's how:

  1. Click Lists, and go to Chart of Accounts.
  2. Right-click on the bank account.
  3. Select QuickReport: [bank account].
  4. Click the Customize Report button then filter the necessary information.
  5. Click OK.

Then, export the report to Excel. From there, you'll be able to adjust the columns and add additional information if necessary. Next, save the file to Excel. You can consider this as your register tracker.


You can also customize the reports to show the specific data you need before exporting it to Excel. I got this article that will guide you through the steps: Customize reports in QuickBooks Desktop.


I encourage you to visit our Help articles page. From there, you can read helpful articles that can guide you in your future task.


Keep in touch if you have any other concerns about the checkbook register. Should you have other questions in the future, don't hesitate to reach out to us anytime.

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