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Import and export QuickBooks templates

This article explains how to import and export templates in Quickbooks.

Detailed instructions

To export:

  1. From the QuickBooks Lists menu, choose Templates.
  2. Highlight the desired template to be exported.
  3. From the Templates drop-down list, select Export.
  4. Verify the file name, then click Save.

To import:

  1. Open the company file that you want to import the template into.
  2. From the Quickbooks Lists menu, choose Templates.
  3. From the Templates drop-down list, select Import.
  4. Select the template you want to import. The file contains the template name followed by a .DES extension. Click Open.
  5. Name the imported template. You can keep the original name or change it now.
  6. Click OK.

If these steps do not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.

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