QuickBooks Desktop Tutorial | How to Import Template Files

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Last Updated July 5, 2023


If you’re already a QuickBooks Desktop user, follow the instructions below to import template files (.des) into QuickBooks. You can also download these instructions in PDF form.

  1. Log in to the company file.
  2. Select Lists. Then select Templates.
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  3. Click on the drop-down arrow next to Templates.
  4. Select Import.
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  5. Navigate to the .des file that is being imported.
  6. Select Open.
    import template files lists select file

As mentioned before, you can download these instructions here. You can also watch this quick video tutorial explaining these steps.

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