A CPAs work involves a lot of copy-and-paste. I know that every time I help implement a new FASB or GASB pronouncement for a client, I first copy the related note disclosure from another client. From there, I can tailor it to suit the current client’s financials. Many of us also use PPC forms, from which we regularly copy and paste language for engagement letters, SAS 114 communications, management representation letters, etc. There are also many instances where we need to clean up all sort of text and data. The problem is, many of us are not experts at formatting. Also, I hate creating more work for our administrative staff than is necessary.
CleanHaven makes quick work of copying, reformatting, and pasting.
From the CleanHaven website:
CleanHaven is a program designed to make the cleaning of text much easier. The cleaned text can be reset as the main text with additional cleaning performed. Once finished the cleaned text is available from the global cleaned text window. You may want CleanHaven to make changes to thousands of lines of contact details before importing into CRMHaven. For example you can turn all company names to Sentence Case, all UK postcodes to Uppercase or remove any trailing spaces, tabs or punctuation. Copy a column of data from Excel, clean it, then paste it back into Excel.