Changes that were made in the "Company Preferences" dialog box do not appear after you import data from QuickBooks into Accounting Express

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SYMPTOMS

After you import data from Intuit QuickBooks into Microsoft Office Accounting Express, changes that you make in the Company Preferences dialog box do not appear in the Company menu.

CAUSE

This problem occurs if one of the following conditions is true:
  • The company file was created when you imported the data from QuickBooks into Accounting Express.
  • You did not close and then reopen the company file.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, close and then reopen the company file.

MORE INFORMATION

Steps to reproduce the problem

  1. Import the data from QuickBooks into Accounting Express.
  2. On the Company menu, click Preferences.
  3. In the Company Preferences dialog box, click the Company tab, and then change the preferences. For example, click to select the Use foreign currencies check box.
  4. Click OK.
  5. On the Company menu, the changes that you made do not appear. For example, the Foreign Currency item does not appear.
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Article ID: 929309 - Last Review: September 10, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2008
  • Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007
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