QuickBooks Home Page view
If it is useful for you to see your accounting tasks in front of you while you are working in QuickBooks company files, you can choose to show the QuickBooks Home Page every time you open a company file. The QuickBooks Home Page displays the most frequently used icons (tasks) in an easy to follow workflow diagram. To do this:
1. Choose Edit | Preferences from the QuickBooks menu bar.
2. Click the Desktop View icon on the left pane and then click the My Preferences tab.
3. Select the Show Home Page When Opening A Company File option.