using 2019 desktop for mac can I have 2 companies open at the same time?

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Hi there, farmer8395.

I'm here to provide you the information about opening company file in QuickBooks.

Are you trying to use a secondary company file in QuickBooks Mac? If so, this feature is only available to QuickBooks Accountant and QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise version. I can see how this feature would be helpful for you, I'd recommend sending feedback directly to our product developers for the future update.

Here's how:

  1. From the QuickBooks menu, click QuickBooks Feedback.
  2. Select Product Suggestions in Type of Feedback section.
  3. Fill out the necessary information and click Send Feedback.

You may also check this article to know more about using the secondary account in QuickBooks Accountant and QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise version: Open and use a secondary company file.

If you need further assistance with the process, you may contact our QuickBooks Desktop Mac Support. They have the tools to pull up your account and do a screen sharing.

Here's how you can contact them:

  1. Click this link: https://help.quickbooks.intuit.com/en_US/contact.
  2. Select QuickBooks Mac Desktop.
  3. Type-in Technical Support on the search bar. 
  4. Click Get the Phone number below.

Don't hesitate to leave a comment below if you have further questions about the company file in QuickBooks. I'm always here to help. 

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