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Quickbooks: Copy PO number from invoice to Memo field in invoice

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Berkson WeinFlag for United States of America asked on
QuickBooksTax / Financial Software
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Hi all-

I've got a user who imports invoice data into Quickbooks using an IIF file.  It works fine.

The user wants the PO number to appear on customer statements, but that's not a possibility (according to QB and multiple searches).  Instead, I found if they enter "PO xxxx" in the invoice memo field, it'll show that in the invoice details on the statement.  That's perfect.  We've now got this in new IIF exports, and all is well.

Now, I'm trying to get the PO numbers that are listed in existing invoices in QB to copy to the memo field.  I see no way of accomplishing this.

Is there a (magic) way of scripting QB or something to simply take the PO number from each invoice and copy it to the memo field, prefaced by "PO "?  For example, if an invoice is for PO number 12345, in the memo field of that invoice, show "PO 12345."

Thanks for any suggestions.
Annaliese Dell

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