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Recent changes, improvements and fixes in QuickBooks Mac Desktop 2019

The following changes, improvements, and fixes were made to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2019. Later releases (ones with higher numbers) include all changes in earlier releases.

 

This notice is provided as a convenience for our customers and is not intended to supplement, modify, or extend the Intuit software license agreement between Intuit and the customer for any Intuit product or service.

Product updates can be downloaded through the program or from this site.

Release 10 (R10) January 2021

What’s important about Release 10?

Tax 1099 NEC and MISCProvide support for new IRS 1099-NEC forms, process changes, and reporting.
Issue FixesFixed an issue where trying to produce a Job Profitability Summary report would sometimes display an error dialog.

 

Mac OSAdds support for macOS 11 Big Sur
Online Banking
  • Fixed an application failure error that could sometimes occur when re-opening a file in multi-user mode while the download transaction window is in use.
  • Fixed an issue where adding classes in the download transaction window could sometimes cause an application failure in macOS Big Sur.
  • Fixed an application error that could sometimes occur while quitting QuickBooks with the download transactions window open.
  • Fixed an application failure that could sometimes occur by adding transactions from the download transactions window.
Transaction issues
  • Fixed an issue where the date picker, while working incorrectly, would sometimes cause an application error. 
  • Fixed an issue where the date picker did not work or sometimes stopped working.
  • Fixed an issue where editing invoice line items could sometimes cause an application failure.
User InterfaceGeneral
  • Fixed an issue where Home Page icons were sometimes missing red number badges.

 

macOS Big Sur

  • Fixed an issue where tabbed window titles could sometimes get swapped opening or closing files.
  • Fixed an issue where the action button in the Transaction Center did not display correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where button icons were missing in list windows.
PreferencesFixed an issue where the Preferences window would not draw the content correctly.
Company fileFixed an issue where the application would sometimes fail while opening a file.
Other Issue Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where the Contact Us button in the Community site wouldn't display contact website info.
  • Fixed an issue where the application error log would sometimes not be found in macOS Big Sur.

What's important about R8?

Print checks
  • Date now prints with 4 digit year for security purposes
Transaction
  • Fixed a problem where transaction history info would sometimes blank out
Guide Me
  • Fixed a problem where multiple Guide Me windows could sometimes appear
Company File
  • Fixed a problem where a second file could get created during new company setup
Export to Excel
  • Fixed a problem where Export to Excel would sometimes fail Catalina security checks
Print invoices
  • Fixed a problem where a Multiuser disconnect could occur while trying to print invoices
Email forms
  • Fixed a problem where not all available email accounts would get listed in Emails Forms window on Catalina
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur memorizing a transaction
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur saving a report as text
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur re-ordering report columns
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when disabling Multi-user mode
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur rearranging items in Chart of Accounts
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur trying to log into payroll and export payroll data.

What's important about R7?

  • Compatibility with macOS Catalina.
Utilities: Verify/ Rebuild
  • This release add compatibility for macOS Catalina.
Centers
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a crash when closing the Transaction Center after selecting Credit Memos from the left pane.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause columns in the Customer/Vendor Center Transactions table to update incorrectly when switching between Views.
Reports: Scheduled
  • Fixed an issue in which a memorized report set for Last Month showed up in Scheduled Reports as This Month-to-date.
Transactions: Pay Bills
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the check mark to not appear after a single click on the Pay Bills window.
Contact Sync
  • Fixed an issue that would cause some addresses to appear incorrectly after using Contact Sync.
Merchant Services
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a crash when enabling Credit Card Processing.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a crash when selecting Cancel in the Users and Passwords window.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a crash when disabling Multi-user mode.

What's important about Release 6?

  • Improved stability
  • Multiuser
  • Reports
Backup
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur with automatic backups after resetting user passwords
Centers
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when closing the customer Ship To edit dialog
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when selecting items in the Transaction Center
  • Fixed a double click problem that could sometimes occur with an email address in the Customer Center
  • Fixed a note editing problem that could sometimes occur in the Vendor Center
Company File
  • Fixed a problem that would sometimes cause a "No Admin" dialog when re-opening a company file
Date Picker
  • Fixed a date formatting entry error that could occur on systems with year/month/day short date format
Email
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur trying to email from the Transaction Center
iCloud
  • Fixed a problem that could sometimes occur after changing passwords in a shared company file
Layout Designer
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur trying to save a template with the Layout Designer
Misc
  • Fixed a problem where QuickBooks wasn't correctly handling low disk space situations
Multi User
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur at the no company open window after a multiuser conflict dialog
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur sharing a file with multiuser after upgrading the file
Reports
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur printing a report after closing and reopening a file
  • Fixed a problem in the Reconciliation Discrepancy report that could sometimes incorrectly show deleted transactions
Toolbar
  • Changed the behavior of the QuickBooks toolbar to always hide when QuickBooks is not the active application

What's important about Release 5?

  • 1096
  • Improved stability
1096 Form
  • Fixed a problem where CC credits were showing up on 1099 reports
Centers
  • Fixed a problem where the text in Group Information in Customer Center was sometimes clipped
    Removed an unnecessary tab view button in the New Group window
  • Fixed a problem where the Group Members shown in Customer Center are not sorted correctly
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur switching to Flat View in Customer Center
Company File Setup
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur closing the Set Up and Go window
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur switching the industry in New Company Setup Assistant
Contact Sync
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur trying to contact sync a customer or vendor
Email
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur trying to email forms with a custom email configuration
  • Fixed a problem where a scheduled report could not be emailed after being created
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur double clicking on an email account in Email Preferences
  • Fixed a problem where the selected email address for Send From is not what Apple Mail users have chosen to use
Invoice
  • Fixed a problem where groups names would not appear alphabetically in invoice form info panel
Layout Designer
  • Fixed a problem where templates would sometimes not appear editable in Layout Designer
  • Fixed a problem where the fields palette would sometimes not auto open in Layout Designer
Online Banking
  • Changed the default download location for WebConnect to be "Downloads" instead of "Documents"
Preferences
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur closing Preferences window
Reconcile
  • Fixed a problem where searching for a transaction in the Reconcile window does not return any results
Registers
  • Added the ability to use automated online password reset functionality
Reports
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur closing a register window after changing color selections
Sales Tax
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur in the Pay Sales Tax window

What's important about Release 4?

  • Automated password removal
  • Stability
  • 1099 reports
1099/1096
  • Fixed a problem where CC credits were showing up on 1099 reports
Centers
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when trying to change customer name in the Edit job window
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur in the Vendor Center after changing transactions
Preferences
  • Fixed a problem where searches in Preferences was not showing icons on macOS Mojave
Printing
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur printing checks with large amounts
  • Fixed a crash that could sometime occur using Print Forms > Checks
Registers
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur entering memos in register splits table
Reports
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur changing Budget reporting options
Security
  • Added the ability to use automated online password reset functionality
User Interface
  • Fixed a problem where buttons would sometimes appear in the wrong place in Checks window
  • Fixed a problem where tabbing through the controls in the login window wasn't working

What's important about Release 3?

  • Fixed crashes with Receive Payments and Scheduled Reports
  • In Product Help
  • Time Tracking
Accounts Receivable
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur Receiving Payments while running on macOS X 10.14 (Mojave)
Help
  • Fixed a problem where in-product help for Settings was missing a screen shot
  • Fixed a problem where 1099 Wizard incorrectly had a link to a customer center video
  • Updated help content for 1099 Vendor addresses
  • Updated help content for the types of Reports available
Online Banking
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur connecting to unsupported Financial Institutions
Preferences
  • Fixed a bug where an incorrect EIN in Company Preferences could sometimes results in multiple alert dialogs
Scheduled Reports
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur with Scheduled Reports
Time Tracking
  • Fixed a bug where pressing ENTER was not saving a time sheet
  • Fixed a bug where the Edit Activity but would sometimes enable when nothing has been changed
  • Now supporting expanding the Days column in timesheets
User Interface
  • Fixed a problem where the auto-update window was not displaying currently while in full screen mode
  • Fixed a problem where report windows would sometimes appear under the toolbar

What's important about Release 2?

  • Time Tracking
  • Preferences
  • In Product Help
Backup
  • Updated restore instructions PDF on backup disk images
Centers
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur printing vendor/customer notes
  • Fixed a display overlap problem that could occur after resizing the Vendor Center
In Product Help
  • Improved help topic on Create Statements
  • Improved help topic on Printing
  • Improved help topic on Making a Desposit
  • Improved help topic on Account periods
Invoices
  • Fixed a problem where Sales Reps could sometimes not be created after switching invoice templates
Multi User
  • Fixed a problem where disabling Multiuser could sometimes hang
Preferences
  • Fixed a problem where the selected iCloud drive foldername could sometimes be a cryptic system folder name
  • Fixed an incorrect product year reference in the Sound prefernce panel
Security
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur entering a security answer
Time Tracking
  • Fixed a problem where editing a time sheet item line would sometimes edit the wrong line
  • Fixed a problem where leaving timesheet dialog would wrongly appear when working with activities
  • Fixed a problem where the customer job popup would stop accepting input
User Interface
  • Fixed a word flow problem in the Welcome Window in reference to Little Square

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