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Change the number of company files in the Open Previous Company menu or No Company Open window

QuickBooks Dekstop remembers the names and locations of recently opened company files to make it easy to switch between files. You can set up the number of recently opened files to display in the Open Previous Company list or in the No Company Open window.

Detailed instructions

Change the number of companies listed in the Open Previous Company menu

  1. Open a company file.
  2. From the File menu, select Open Previous Company > Set Number of Previously Companies...
  3. Enter the desired number of companies to be displayed, selecting a value from 1 to 20.
  4. Click OK

Change the number of companies listed from the No Company Open

  1. If you are signed in to the company file, sign off by going to File > Close Company.
  2. The window changes to the No Company Open screen.
  3. At the right side of the window, click Edit List.
  4. The QuickBooks Edit Company List window pops up.
  5. Under the Hide column, put a check mark beside the company file you wish to hide/remove from the list.
    Note: Hiding or removing the company file from the list does not delete your file.
KB ID# HOW12242
4/26/2017 2:25:49 PM
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