Turn on Multi-currency feature

Software: QuickBooks 2011 Premier (Canadian edition)


Multi-currency feature by default is not turn on when you create a new company file. To turn on the multicurrency feature in QuickBooks 2011 Canadian edition, go to Edit menu and select Preferences.

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In the Preferences window, highlight Multiple Currencies (left panel), from the Company Preferences tab, click the radio button for “Yes, I use more than one currency” and select your currency type from the drop down list.

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If your currency type is not in the drop down list, select <View More Currencies> to view other currency type. Example: if your home currency is Singapore Dollar, select  <View More Currencies> from the drop down list and click the “Make it Active” button in the Inactive Element Window; and select your home currency, which is Singapore Dollar, from the drop down list. Lastly, click the OK button to save your setting.

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Note:  Some of the features may be disabled if the home currency is not set to Canadian Dollar.