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Entire memo does not print on a Paycheck, Check or Bill Payment Check
The memo line is limited to 42 characters (including spaces) when printing checks, paychecks or bill payment checks.
Although check memo fields may allow you to enter a lengthy message, the limit of printable space may prevent QuickBooks from printing the entire memo line on checks.
How to fix it
You can see more of the message (up to approximately 96 characters) on a Transaction Detail report.
To display the Transaction Detail report, please follow these steps:
Accountant & Taxes
, and then select
Transaction Detail by Account
Enter the date range.
, and specify items for the report:
box, select the desired columns.
tab and set parameters in filters, such as Account (bank accounts will contain check transactions), Name, Transaction Type, and Number.
when you have completed the report modification.
On the report, expand the column by positioning the cursor over the diamond to the right of the Memo column, holding down the left mouse button, and then dragging the mouse to the right. QuickBooks will display more of the memo entered on the check form, with an ellipsis (...) after the character limit.
To print the report, click
. To save the report settings, click
KB ID# SLN42407
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