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SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT Windows XP System QuickBooks Enterprise Solution 9.0 (USA) QODBC v10 Microsoft SQL Server 2000 CONFIGURATION OF QODBC When using QODBC with MS SQL Server, the USE DCOM SERVER option should be checked in QODBC Setup Scree...
NOTE: DCOM COMPONENT IS DEPRECATED. AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO DCOM, YOU CAN USE QREMOTE. Please refer articles for more information: How to configure QRemote [http://support.flexquarters.com/esupport/index.php?/Default/Knowledgebase/Article/View/2483] H...
SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT Window XP Service Pack 2 QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 9.0 (USA Version) Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition QODBC 9.00.00.261 Version We recommend using QRemote For SQL Server 64-bit Click Here "How to create Li...
INTRODUCTION The following documentation was written by Andrew Rachmiel, at BrightStar Partners, Inc. in order to provide guidance in setting up a Microsoft SQL server environment to store the QuickBooks database tables. The purpose of writing this d...
HOW TO CREATE LINK SERVER WITH MS SQL 2005/2008/2012/2016 64-BIT USING QODBC/QREMOTE  For 32-bit Refer: How to create Link Server with MS SQL 2005/2008/2012/2016 32-bit Using QODBC/QRemote [http://support.flexquarters.com/esupport/index.php?/Default/Know...
There are multiple ways to execute SP_OPTIMIZEUPDATESYNC or SP_OPTIMIZEFULLSYNC for selected/multiple tables. For a Single Execution follow below steps Click on the VB DEMO icon to launch the Visual Basic Demo program supplied with QODBC. From the...
HOW CAN I USE SAME EXCEL FILES IN 64 & 32-BIT SYSTEMS PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: How Can I use same Excel files in 64 & 32-bit Systems? Is it possible to have a connection setup in an Excel file and be able to refresh on either a 64 or 32-bit system? I...
EXAMPLES OF CREATING INVOICE USING QODBC First of all please create new MS Access database & link ALL table. Please refer below mentioned article for How to Use QODBC with Microsoft Access: How to Use QODBC with Microsoft Access [http://support.flexqua...
PCI COMPLIANCE IN QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: We are working with a client that processes a lot of credit cards and must be PCI compliant. Do you have any insight into what needs to be done on the QODBC side to maintain PCI compliance? SOLUTIONS: QODB...
HOW CAN I FIND QUICKBOOKS DELETED RECORD INFORMATION FROM QODBC? PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Is there a stored procedure that provides all deleted transactions? I.e. Voided/Deleted Transactions Detail? For Example: If an Invoice gets deleted from QuickB...
TROUBLESHOOTING: HOW TO ACCESS ACCOUNT NAME DETAILS FROM JOURNAL REPORT USING SQL SERVER PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I need some guidance on extracting data from the general ledger. In particular, I need to see the FullName of the GL account. Running sp_repor...
TROUBLESHOOTING: UPDATE QUERY SCANNING ALL RECORDS IN LINKED SERVER PROBLEM DESCRIPTION 1: I am using MS SQL linked server with QRemote. I am updating a single EstimateItemLine, passing Ref Number and ItemFullName (also tried itemtxnlineid). Every time...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CANNOT CREATE NEW TABLE USING QODBC / CANNOT ADD A NEW FIELD TO QODBC TABLE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I'm trying to create a new table with VB Demo. Can you send me a sample query to do this? SOLUTIONS: QODBC is an ODBC driver. Please...
TROUBLESHOOTING - ERROR [42S00] [QODBC] INSERT VALUE MUST BE A SIMPLE VALUE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION 1: We have a customer trying to import a credit memo from our database into QuickBooks using a vb.net program. They are getting the following error: ERROR [4...
TROUBLESHOOTING: MS ACCESS AS MIDDLEWARE IS NOT WORKING WITH MS SQL SERVER PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am trying to use MS Access as a middleware with MS SQL Server. I have created MS Access database & linked all QODBC tables through QRemote DSN, After that...
TROUBLESHOOTING - FREEZING QUICKBOOKS, SLOW QUERY RUNNING. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When I run report query, query works very slow & take about 1-5 mins per simple report like: "sp_report ARAgingSummary show Current parameters DateFrom={d'2014-11-12'}, Dat...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO GET ALT.EMAIL1,2 & CC EMAIL FIELDS FROM CUSTOMER TABLE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: How do I access the alternate email address 1 and 2 and the cc email fields? I don't see them at the customer table. SOLUTIONS: You can get CC Email ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO USE QODBC FOR DEVELOPMENT WITH VISUAL STUDIO PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am trying to use a demo file for development, but QODBC is not allowing me to do this now that the evaluation period on my development machine has expired. Are ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - MS ACCESS CRASHES HARD ON DATE QUERY PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I've linked all the QODBC tables into an Access 2010 DB. I have created table subset queries on the original tables and would like to do selects based on date ranges - other thi...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CAN QODBC / QREMOTE RUN AS A SERVICE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: How do I run QODBC as windows services in the background? I notice it required QuickBooks to be logged and windows server 2008 to be logged on. SOLUTIONS: QODBC and QuickBoo...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CANNOT USE ALIAS IN MS QUERY PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am getting the below error message when trying to SELECT data fields AS Alias, the statement runs fine otherwise. [sql syntax error] Expected lexical element not found:= Please se...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO ADJUST VALUE OF A STOCK ITEM WITHOUT ADJUSTING STOCK QUANTITY PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Can I adjust the value of a stock item without adjusting the stock quantity? SOLUTIONS: Yes, you can adjust the value of a stock item withou...
TROUBLESHOOTING - INVOICE REFNUMBER FAQ PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have invoice number (RefNumber) from my own table outside of QuickBooks. But if QuickBooks user creates invoices directly in QuickBooks then QuickBooks keeps new incrementing invoices autom...
QODBC POS COULD NOT ACCESS TO QUICKBOOKS POS COMPANY FILE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When set QODBC POS DSN to access the company file that is running in QuickBooks POS (Version 10), it will fail to connect to the company file. QuickBooks POS will search for ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - "ERROR PARSING COMPLETE XML RETURN STRING" ERROR WHEN TRYING TO UPDATE TABLE PRICELEVELPERITEM IN MS ACCESS PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have constructed an Access database file (in 32bit Access 2003) with tables linked to QuickBooks. I can ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO VERIFY IF OPTIMIZER FILE CORRUPTED OR NOT PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Is there any way to figure out when the Optimizer cache is corrupted or if there's a way we can avoid it altogether in the future? SOLUTIONS: Please refer below...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO USE DATE() AND DATEADD() FUNCTION IN QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I want to write some select statements on both InvoiceLine and SalesReceiptLine that returns all records dated WITHIN the past 30 days, relative to whatever TODAY ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO SELECT RECORD WHEN VALUE IS NULL PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am trying to run a report which returns ItemInventory where LastReceived is NULL I have tried in vain to accomplish this. My question is what syntax do you use to select a...
HOW TO USE QXL STEP 1 - DOWNLOAD QXL If you haven't already downloaded QXL, do it now by going to the download page [http://qxl1.com/qxl-for-quickbooks-desktop-downloads/]. Don't forget to read the "Readme" file during installation for the latest infor...
TROUBLESHOOTING - GETTING MULTIPLE-STEP OLE DB OPERATION GENERATED ERRORS IN SQL SERVER PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Trying to insert into SalesOrderLine and getting a 'Multiple-step' error. INSERT INTO QBREMOTE...SalesOrderLine (CustomerRefListID, TemplateR...
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN QODBC FOR QUICKBOOKS DESKTOP AND ONLINE. TABLE DIFFERENCES: Number of Tables available in QODBC DESKTOP QODBC ONLINE 150 83 List of Tables available in QODBC Desktop [http://doc.qodbc.com/qodbc/usa/TableList.php?catego...
EXAMPLES OF CREATING INVOICE USING QREMOTE FROM SQL SERVER NOTE: For multi-line invoices, some may find it easier to NOT include the header information with each line item, but rather to have separate smaller commands for the Invoice Lines and a final ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - ERROR WHILE INSERTING BILL PROBLEM DESCRIPTION 1: I am following the below steps and getting the error. 1.First, we have inserted the records in Bill & BillExpenseLine table and records got inserted successfully. 2.Second, we are in...
TROUBLESHOOTING - APPLICATION CONNECTIVITY DELAY PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have an inventory control system (c#, SQL Server) that needs Read Only access to four tables in the accounting system. I have deployed your multiuser version and can get to the loca...
WRITING TO QUICKBOOKS SAFELY PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I'm a little concerned about the write feature and changing any current data in QuickBooks from the Excel files I want to experiment in. Are my concerns valid or what is the best way for me to prevent th...
CONFIGURE QODBC FOR USE WITH JITTERBIT COMMUNITY EDITION 3.0.0 (QREMOTE) To use QODBC with Jitterbit community edition 3.0.0 you should follow the steps below to configure your QODBC driver and Jitterbit connection. These steps work for QODBC with Jitte...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO LOCATE DATA FOUND IN QUICKBOOKS BY TABLE AND FIELD NAME INSIDE QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have a question about How to locate data found in QuickBooks by table and field name inside the QODBC system. SOLUTIONS: The fastest ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO RE-LINK QUICKBOOKS DATA IN MS ACCESS USING QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION 1: We are adding invoice records to QuickBooks using an Access front end. When we create the records and try to insert into QB the line items seem to go but wh...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO USE QODBC WITH MULTIPLE QUICKBOOKS COMPANY FILE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have a question about setting ODBC to auto login. We have two different company files for accounting purpose. I am trying to automate some of the tasks and I...
HOW TO USE QODBC WITH WINDOWS SCHEDULER /  HOW TO USE Z-CRON WITH QODBC / HOW TO RUN QODBC APPLICATIONS ON A REPEATING/NIGHTLY BASIS PROBLEM DESCRIPTION 1: My application needs read data from QuickBooks and update data in SQL server, up-to this I can ab...
HOW TO CONNECT TO MULTIPLE COMPANY FILES AT THE SAME TIME/SIMULTANEOUSLY PROBLEM: There are multiple company files in QuickBooks. At a time, I can access only one company file. Is QODBC allow me to access multiple company files same time? SOLUTION: T...
PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: VB DemoTest Connection is crashing. When I tried to connect to QuickBooks using QODBC. I have tried to reinstall QODBC & QuickBooks but still, QODBC Test connection (also via VB Demo) is crashing. Also, I tried to run QODBC as Admi...
PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: How to insert employee time information from MS Excel time spreadsheet into QuickBooks using QODBC SOLUTION: You cannot perform insert/update operation directly in MS Excel because Excel is just exporting table in the spreadshee...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW CAN I GET SINGLE USER ACCESS USING QODBC CONNECTION STRING PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am in access and need to update the Inventory I have made a table that contains the adjustments. (Thousands of them) In your notes about InventoryA...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QODBC/QREMOTE TRIES TO CONNECT FOR 2 MINUTES OVER AND OVER PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am using QRemote DSN to connect to QuickBooks. QODBC/QRemote tries to connect for 2 minutes over and over, says it has a connection but does nothing. I...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QUICKBOOKS ADVANCED INVENTORY MODULE IN QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Does your enterprise driver support the advanced inventory module for QuickBooks enterprise? Would we be able to query stock per item, per location? SOLUTION: You...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QUICKBOOKS UI GETTING LAUNCHED AFTER UPDATING QODBC VERSION. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: We recently upgraded from QODBC 14 to 16.00.00.313. It is functioning normally except now the QuickBooks window is opening up when it didn't use to. In...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CANNOT CONNECT TO MY QUICKBOOKS ONLINE SANDBOX PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am trying to do some testing and now have access to a QBO Sandbox company. I have tried to connect to it two different ways. 1. If I "Connect to QuickBooks" on th...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW DO I LIST THE SUBTOTAL OF INVOICES WITHIN DATE RANGE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I would like to do is list find the subtotal of all Invoices by a customer for not only that particular customer but all jobs assigned to that customer, wi...
FOREIGN AND UNICODE CHARACTERS NOT SUPPORTED BY QODBC INFORMATION: Evidently, QuickBooks allows users to put foreign (i.e. Chinese, Japanese, etc...) characters into item descriptions, etc... Unfortunately, these characters are not returned properly i...
HOW TO CREATE OR CONFIGURE A QODBC ONLINE DSN PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have one QuickBooks Online login, which provides access to multiple QuickBooks Online companies. When I initially configured the connection, I selected one of the clients that I hav...
TROUBLESHOOTING - WHERE IS THE BIN LOCATION FOR ITEMS STORED? PROBLEM DESCRIPTION 1: I am using QuickBooks Enterprise with Advanced Inventory enabled. I am trying to find where the bin location for items is stored in QuickBooks through QODBC. PROBL...
TROUBLESHOOTING - BILLABLE PAYROLL - NEED TO DISPLAY MORE FIELDS ON INVOICE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: We need to bill all payroll costs to various customers. Payroll costs are defined as all of the following: 1. Employee's gross salary 2. Company share ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW CAN I GET LAST ITEMS SOLD TO CUSTOMER DETAILS PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I was able to create a report using a customer set with the customer as the parent and InvoiceLine as the child giving me items ordered in the past. My problem ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW CAN I GET LINKS BETWEEN ESTIMATE AND INVOICE USING QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I've explored the related-to fields, but cannot determine how a line on the invoice is linked back to the estimate. I'm designing a report that needs...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW CAN I USE WILDCARD (*) WITH CRYSTAL REPORT AND SP_REPORT PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am using the following sql statement: sp_report JobProfitabilityDetail show AmountActualCost_Title, AmountActualRevenue_Title, AmountDifferenceActu...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO USE BETWEEN IN QODBC PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I need to use Between, in range of dates to return new customer in one period, I try this: SELECT FullName FROM Customer Where TimeCreated Between {d'2007-12-18'} AND {d'2007-12-19'...
HOW TO REMOVE QODBC RELATED CERTIFICATES FROM INTEGRATED APPLICATION UNDER QUICKBOOKS POS Please follow the steps to remove QODBC Related Certificates from Integrated Application Under QuickBooks POS: Try removing all the integrated application entries...
HOW TO USE QODBC WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL 2016 (64-BIT) FOR MS ACCESS 64-BIT, PLEASE REFER: HOW TO CONFIGURE QODBC TO WORK WITH 64-BIT MS ACCESS [HTTP://SUPPORT.FLEXQUARTERS.COM/ESUPPORT/INDEX.PHP?/DEFAULT/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/2771] SETUP QODBC TO US...
HOW TO SHARE/INVITE FLEXQUARTERS SUPPORT TEAM TO QUICKBOOKS ONLINE COMPANY FILE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: How do I share/invite FLEXquarters Support team to access my QBO company file? SOLUTION: Please follow below steps to share/invite FLEXquarters Sup...
TROUBLESHOOTING - TRYING TO UPDATE ITEMINVENTORYASSEMBLYLINE TABLE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am using MS Access connected to QuickBooks via QODBC. I am using queries in MS Access to load/synchronize Inventory data from my master inventory list, which is ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW DO I SEE BACKORDER ITEMS THAT HAVE BEEN INVOICED BUT NOT SHIPPED PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Could someone kindly provide me with a sample, or is there a stored procedure that would allow me to only pull out back ordered invoices from t...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QODBC LOGGING IN WITH WRONG USER ACCOUNT PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am using ms access. I have the integrated application certificate set up correctly (see screenshot). The username for this certificate is "odbc". QuickBooks is closed. ...
TROUBLESHOOTING - DSN CONNECTION NOT CONSISTENT ACROSS MULTIPLE COMPUTERS PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have a pass-through query for access: Select * from Item The connection string is as follows: ODBC;DRIVER={QODBC Driver for QuickBooks};SERVER=QODBC;DF...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QB BEGIN SESSION FAILED. ERROR - UNAUTHORIZED-401 PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I was able to use QODBC Online. Suddenly, I am getting below error when I tried to connect QBO using QODBC Online. It was working properly. No known changes to Wi...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CHANGES TO THE INTEGRATED APPLICATION AUTHENTICATION FOR QUICKBOOKS Intuit is reinforcing existing security features that help protect QuickBooks customers' sensitive information. Refer: Intuit's News: Changes to the Integrated Applic...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QXL 80040414 MODAL POPUP ERROR PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am trying export data from QXL. But when I click on QXL export button I got below error message. Unable to connect to QuickBooks. Popup window(s) in the QuickBooks application M...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CONNECTION SERIAL, LIMITATION, QUEUE AND UPPER LIMIT PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: How many concurrent connections does the Server edition support? Is the product QB version specific, requiring additional purchase with each version. AKA. Up...
TROUBLESHOOTING - CODE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN QODBC DESKTOP AND QODBC ONLINE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I have an MS Access application using QODBC to connect to desktop QuickBooks. Can I use the QODBC Online driver to connect to QuickBooks Online without chan...
TROUBLESHOOTING - HOW TO CLOSE SQL LINKED SERVER CONNECTION PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: We are using QRemote with SQL Linked Servers with several different QuickBooks files. How can we close the connection to a QuickBooks file after the query has run, then o...
TROUBLESHOOTING - QODBC RECORD SET ISSUE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am using below code it is returning records & giving me the correct result. But If I change query from "SELECT Name FROM customer" to "SELECT * FROM customer" it does not return any recor...
TROUBLESHOOTING - GETTING ERROR SOCKET CLOSED BECAUSE OF ABNORMAL PACKAGE PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: I am getting Error SOCKET Closed because of abnormal package in QRemote client. I am accessing QuickBooks Data from the remote machine over the internet (WA...
CONNECTING MULTIPLE QUICKBOOKS COMPANIES VIA EXCEL Download Sample [http://support.flexquarters.com/esupport/newimages/MultipleCompany/MultipleQBCompanyConnection.zip] There is a limitation with the QuickBooks SDK that it can connect only 1 company fil...
HOW TO INSERT INVOICE USING EXCEL - VBA Download Sample [http://support.flexquarters.com/esupport/newimages/InsertInvoiceVBA/Insert_Invoice.zip] In this example, We will show you that How to insert Invoice in QuickBooks using the data available in Exce...
EXCEL AUTOMATION - HOW TO OPEN, REFRESH AND CLOSE A COMPANY FILE Download Sample [http://support.flexquarters.com/esupport/newimages/ExcelAutomation/ExcelAutomation.zip] Before using MS Excel application, please make sure you have installed MS Office C...
ACCESSING QUICKBOOKS DATA REMOTELY VIA SQL SERVER First, you need to create Linked Server in SQL Server. For 32-bit SQL Server. Please refer How to create Link Server with MS SQL 2005/2008/2012 32-bit Using QODBC/QRemote [http://support.flexquarters.co...
HOW TO USE POWERSHELL WITH QODBC Download Sample [http://support.flexquarters.com/esupport/newimages/PowerShell/DisplaySQL.zip] SAMPLE CODE FOR USING QODBC DSN: $connectstring = "DSN=QuickBooks Data;" $sql = "Select TOP 10 Name from Customer" $conn ...