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Old 11-09-2016, 12:23 PM
wheat2222 wheat2222 is offline
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Profit & Loss By Job Report (QB 2017)

There is a valuable report within QB 2017 reporting that is called the "Profit & Loss By Job Report". The rows are the different revenue or cost items. The columns represent all of the customer jobs you are tracking.

The challenge is that we have 1,000's of Jobs. So, having the jobs be the columns will eventually be an issue. I was wondering if anyone has figured out how to modify the standard report that would allow for the jobs to be listed as rows and the revenue/cost buckets be listed as columns. Or, maybe this has to be some kind of custom report.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!
Thanks in advance!!
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Old 11-10-2016, 06:15 AM
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QB does not allow for the reporting format (rows columns etc) to be changed.

P&L by job has always been in QB, you can access it from the job screen, but it is one by one doing it that way

If you have someone who knows excel, as I understand it, you can export the report and create a pivot table to display things the way you want to.
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Old 05-05-2017, 01:19 PM
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I have to deal with this crap all of the time. I have well over 700+ jobs a year that I have to transform into a list that has a job on each row instead of each column. To accomplish this I dump the report to a csv file...but QB hasn't kept up with the times and still limits the number of columns you can export from a report to 256 jobs (columns). So you have to split it up using customer types, classes and/or running a report for the first 6 months and and running a report for the last 6 months. After you've gotten the data out you'll have to merge them back together - and you'll have lots of duplicate job names with different amounts if you split them up by dates. I use Excel 2016's "Get & Transform" with a little VBA.
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