QuickBooks Online Setup – MultiCHAX

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System Requirements

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (Windows XP and Vista are no longer officially supported)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • 100 MB (megabytes) disk space
  • Minimum screen resolution: 1024 x 720
  • Laser printer with True Type fonts support
  • Adobe PDF Reader/Acrobat

NOTE: Printing checks from the QBO Windows App does not support Adobe Reader. You must use one of the browsers below.

Browser Configuration

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Go to about:preferences#applications or Click on Open Menu / Options / Applications
  3. Change the Default Action for Portable Document Format to Adobe Reader
  4. Restart Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click on Settings / Manage Add-Ons
  3. Click on Show All Add-ons
  4. Change the Status of Adobe Reader to ‘Enable’

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Enter URL chrome://settings/content in the search bar and hit ENTER
  3. Scroll down to PDF Documents > Enable “Open PDF files in the default PDF viewer application”
  4. Click DONE to save changes

Configure MultiCHAX Virtual Printer for QBO

When using the MultiCHAX Virtual Printer for QuickBooks Online, you must configure the printer driver to read from PDF files.

Open the Control Panel

  1. Select Printers and Devices
  2. Right click on MultiCHAX Virtual Printer and select Printer Preferences
  3. Select the Text Output Tab
  4. Enable box “Use legacy coordinates” under Text Output Settings
  5. Change Glyph Conversion method to “Legacy Automatic
  6. Click OK to save

How to Print Checks in QuickBooks Online

Once your browsers have been configured to use Adobe Reader, you are ready to print checks using MultiCHAX.

  1. Select check(s) to print
  2. Enter your starting check number
  3. Select PRINT
  4. Your PDF will be displayed in Adobe Reader/Acrobat
  5. In the PDF preview, select and print the PDF file to MultiCHAX Virtual Printer using the “Fit to Page” setting

If needed, follow the steps in the USER MANUAL to create and enter grid coordinates then enable Print stubs in 17 CPI under Output Control.