The QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW)* is an Excel add-in that connects QuickBooks data to Excel and provides customized formatting and roll-up functionality. QSW keeps statements synchronized with changes in QuickBooks. After starting a new statement, all work is done in the Excel window. If you have Microsoft Office 2003, the following problems may arise when you try to create reports in Excel using QSW.
For Intuit Statement Writer - when clicking to open ISW:
For QuickBooks Statement Writer - when clicking to open the QSW:
The issues occur when you are using a version of Microsoft Office that does not support XML.
All versions of Microsoft Excel 2007 and later support XML, but only some versions of Excel 2003 do.
The following Microsoft Office versions do not support Intuit Statement Writer or Quickbooks Statement Writer:
Upgrade the version of Microsoft Office to a version of Microsoft Excel that supports XML (Example: MS Office 2007 and later).