When you're working in a register, you can jump to a transaction if you
The exact amount of the transaction.
The payee name.
The transaction number.
A word or phrase that appears in the transaction's memo.
Important: You can do this only within the current
register. If you need to search across multiple account registers, or search
for different information than what is listed above, use the Find command
To do this task
Go to the Lists menu and click Chart of Accounts.
Double-click the appropriate account to open its register.
In the toolbar at the top of the register, click Go to ....
Click the Which Field drop-down list and choose the field that applies to what
you're searching for.
In the Search For field, enter one of the following:
The payee name (the name can be a customer, vendor, employee, or a name from
your Other Names list)
The transaction number
The text from the Memo field
Click Next to search forward through the register; click Back to search
QuickBooks selects the first transaction that matches the search criteria
When you are through searching, click Cancel or press Esc to close the Go To window.
Finding a transaction