i mistakenly entered some expenses as cheque expense and i need to edit to straight expense the edit button doesn't give me an option to do this

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Hi there, Louise.

At this time, there isn't an option to edit and directly change your cheque to an expense. You'll need to delete it and manually recreate it as an expense transaction. The steps below will guide you through the entire process:

How to delete transactions:

  1. Click Expenses in the left navigation menu.
  2. Go to the Expenses tab and select the Cheque.
  3. Click More at the bottom.
  4. Select Delete.
  5. Click Yes.

Recreating cheques as an expense:

  1. Click the Plus icon.
  2. Choose Expense.
  3. Enter the correct details in the Payee, Payment account, Payment date, and Payment method.
  4. Fill in the necessary information in the following fields: Category, Description, and Amount.
  5. Click Save and close.

I'm including this article for your reference on how to enter, edit, or delete expenses in QuickBooks Online: How to enter, edit, or delete expenses

If you have any follow up questions about QuickBooks, feel free to leave a comment below.

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