QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise has a built in feature that allows you to combine reports from multiple company files. If you need this feature and you are using QuickBooks Desktop Pro or Premier, use option 1 or 2. For QuickBooks for Mac, use option 2.
The Intuit web site Intuit Marketplace lists many programs that work with QuickBooks. Some of these programs produce combined reports from multiple company data files. Since QuickBooks for Mac does not work with Marketplace programs, you have to use Option 2 if you are currently using this version.
The built in feature of QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions can combine the following reports. If you need other combinations, use Option 1 or 2