Change the columns in a register

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You can choose the columns to display in your non-investment account registers. Each of your registers can be customized independently.

1. Open the account and go to the non-investment account register you want to change.

2. At the top of the register scrollbar, click the Action gear icon.

3. Select the columns you would like to see in your register. (Optional)

4. Click the gear icon in the lower left corner of the column list. You can either apply your changes to all similar registers, or reset all similar registers to their default column set.

5. Click Done to save your changes

Available Register Columns
Here is a list of the columns you can display in your registers. The columns available to choose from in a register change based on account type, and one- or two-line display status. To learn more about a column, click its name below.

  • Amount
    Non-editable. Displays the amount to be added or subtracted from the account balance, as derived from the payment or deposit amount of the transaction.
  • Attachments
    Non-editable. Displays a paper clip icon when an attachment has been added to a transaction. Choose Edit menu > Transaction > Attachments.
  • Balance
    Non-editable. Displays the account balance.
  • Category
    Editable. Displays the category assigned to a transaction.
  • Check Number, Reference, or Invoice Number
    Editable. Displays the check or invoice number (requires Quicken Home & Business), or any of several predefined transaction types; you can add customized types as well.
  • Cleared
    Editable. Displays the cleared status of a transaction: c (cleared), R (reconciled), or empty (not cleared).
  • Date
    Editable. Displays the date of a transaction.
  • Flags
    Non-editable. Displays a flag icon when a flag has been added to a transaction. Choose Edit menu > Transaction > Notes and flags.
  • Memo
    Editable. Displays the text of a memo that has been added to a transaction.
  • Notes
    Editable. Displays the contents of a note that has been added to a transaction. Choose Edit menu > Transaction > Notes and flags.
  • Status
    Non-editable. Displays various icons that show the status of a transaction. To view the meaning of an icon, move your cursor over it.
  • Tag
    Editable. Displays the tag assigned to a transaction.
  • Tax Line-Item
    Non-editable. When a transaction is assigned to a category that is linked to a tax form line item, this column displays the name of the tax form and line item.
  • Tax-related
    Non-editable. Displays a TurboTax icon when a transaction is assigned to a category that is linked to a tax form line item. To see exactly how it is linked, move your cursor over the icon.
  • Downloaded Amount
    Non-editable. Displays the transaction amount that was downloaded from your financial institution. Used primarily for troubleshooting potential download issues with your financial institution.
  • Downloaded ID
    Non-editable. Displays the transaction ID that was downloaded from your financial institution. Used primarily for troubleshooting potential download issues with your financial institution.
  • Downloaded Memo
    Non-editable. Displays the transaction note that was downloaded from your financial institution. Used primarily for troubleshooting potential download issues with your financial institution.
  • Downloaded Payee
    Non-editable. Displays the transaction payee that was downloaded from your financial institution. Used primarily for troubleshooting potential download issues with your financial institution.
  • Downloaded Posting Date
    Non-editable. Displays the transaction posting date that was downloaded from your financial institution. Used primarily for troubleshooting potential download issues with your financial institution.
  • Downloaded Reference
    Non-editable. Displays the transaction reference that was downloaded from your financial institution. Used primarily for troubleshooting potential download issues with your financial institution.
  • Action Buttons
    Select to display the Save, Edit, and Split buttons on the selected transaction in the register.

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