You receive an "A document must contain at least one line" error message when you try to save a document in Accounting Professional or in Small Business Accounting

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to save a document in Microsoft Office Accounting Professional or in Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting, you may receive the following error message:
A Document must contain at least one line.

CAUSE

This issue may occur if one of the following conditions is true:
  • You are saving a customer document, and nothing is selected in the Products and Services pane.
  • You are saving a vendor document, and nothing is selected in the Items and Expenses pane.

RESOLUTION

To save customer documents such as quotes, sales orders, invoices, customer credit memos, or cash sales, make sure that you select something in the Products and Services pane, and then save the document.

To save vendor documents such as purchase orders, item receipts, bills, vendor credit memos, or cash purchases, make sure that you select something in the Items and Expense pane, and then save the document.

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Article ID: 896697 - Last Review: September 10, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2008
  • Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Management Edition 2006
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