You can customize your invoices, estimates, and other forms by adding or removing
fields, including predefined fields and any custom fields that you have created.
You can select whether a field should show onscreen when you fill out the form, when the form is printed,
What happens when I remove a field that has data in it?
If you used the field or column in previous transactions, QuickBooks removes
the field or column from those transactions but retains all the data you
entered. You can still create reports based on the data.
You've been using a custom field labeled "Color" on your sales
forms. Then you decide to remove the Color field. When you display invoices you
wrote before you removed the Color field, the field no longer appears.
Nevertheless, you can still create reports based on the color of the items you
If you decide to restore the Color field at a later time, the field
reappears on all the invoices where it originally appeared and contains the
data you entered.
To do this task
Open the Additional Customization window.
Click either the Header or Footer tab.
For each field, select or clear the checkbox to show or hide the field onscreen or on printed forms.
To display the field
On your screen and on your printed forms.
Only on your screen.
(The field does not appear on printed forms.)
Only on printed forms.
(The field does not appear on your screen.)
Neither on your screen nor on your printed forms.
(The field remains hidden until you choose to display it again.)
Move or change the size of a field
Add and remove custom item fields
Add and remove columns from forms
Add and remove custom name fields