cliqo - command line for QuickBooks Online

Introducing cliqo

October 23, 2020

cliqo is a command line program for QuickBooks Online. With it, you can:

  1. List supported entities in a tabular form
  2. View all fields of individual entities
  3. Output to console, redirect to text file, or send to clipboard for easy pasting into Excel or Google Sheets
  4. cliqo is currently available for both Windows and Linux
  5. Supported entities are:
  • Accounts
  • Bills
  • Credit memos
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Estimates
  • Invoices
  • Journal entries
  • Payments
  • Purchase orders
  • Refund receipts
  • Sales receipts
  • Time activity entries
  • Transfers
  • Vendors
  • Vendor credits

Future versions of cliqo will include:

  • Create, update, and inactivate/delete all supported entities
  • Run various reports
  • In addition to text and clipboard, other output formats will be supported including HTML and PDF

Getting Started

To get started, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the downloads page to obtain cliqo for your operating system
  2. Extract the cliqo executable from the zip file
  3. Run "cliqo quickstart" to authorize access to your QuickBooks Online company
  4. Once authorized, you can use the list and view commands
  5. Example 1: "cliqo customer list"
  6. Example 2: "cliqo account view 1"
  7. for more usage help, run "cliqo -h" or see cliqo documentation

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