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Find out how long a Mac has been running since last reboot

Find out how long a Mac has been running since last reboot 1. Lunch Finder app. 2. Go to Applications > Utilities 3. Launch Terminal app. 4. Type in “uptime” (without quotes) and press the enter enter key. 5. The time the computer has been up will be displayed. Type exit to quit, then close the window. […]

Retail Pricing: Margin vs Markup

We hear these terms Margin and Markup being used, especially in retail store management, but do you really know what they mean? There’s a very important difference between the two when expressed as a percentage that can cost you big money if you don’t know the difference.   First, let’s get some basic definitions out of […]

Windows keyboard shortcuts

Windows system key combinations F1: Help CTRL+ESC: Open Start menu ALT+TAB: Switch between open programs ALT+F4: Quit program SHIFT+DELETE: Delete item permanently Windows Logo+L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL+ALT+DELETE) Windows program key combinations CTRL+C: Copy CTRL+X: Cut CTRL+V: Paste CTRL+Z: Undo CTRL+B: Bold CTRL+U: Underline CTRL+I: Italic Mouse click/keyboard modifier combinations for shell objects […]

QuickBooks Point of Sale hardware drivers and installation instructions

Roundtrip: Convert a QuickBooks for Mac file to QuickBooks for Windows and back again

QBPros does not recommend that you perform a “round trip” of data from QuickBooks for Mac to QuickBooks for Windows, and back to QB for Mac. There are data loss issues associated with doing so. We have posted this as a reference for some of the steps that might help those who want to convert […]

Re-sort QuickBooks lists when names or items are out of order or missing.

 Possible Symptoms: A list appears out of order Some of your list elements are missing New entries appear at the top of your list Reports appear out of order You aren’t able to do things like turn on account numbers Highlighting a customer, vendor or employee displays no transactions Name filter drop-down auto-fill not working […]