Copy from a Stock item

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This option will open a Stock screen with the necessary data from a selected Stock item. Before you can create the new Stock item with the copied data, you need to at least enter a Stock code and Save it. You may enter and / or select the options for the blank fields, as necessary. If necessary you may also edit or change any of the copied data.

The data that will be copied from a selected Stock item, may depend on the on the Stock item type.

To create a new stock item - Copy from item:

1.On the Action ribbon, select Stock items (F12). The Stock item - List view - Default screen will be displayed.

2.Select the Stock item from the list.

You may right-click and select the Copy Stock item from the context menu.

3.Make absolutely sure that it is the correct Stock item to be copied.

To view more details of the selected Stock item, you may:

Click on the Edit button - or double-click on the selected stock item.

Use the horizontal scroll bar to view the data of the selected stock items in columns.

4.Click on the Copy from item button. The Stock item screen with basically all the data from the selected Stock item screen will be displayed as follows:

5.Enter the new Stock code.

6.Enter the necessary details in the fields, as required. You may also edit the copied data, where necessary.

7.Click on the Save button to save this stock item. The Stock item - List view - Default screen will be displayed.

It copy the following fields :

Manufacturer

Type

Units

Apply invoice discount tick

Reorder level

Reorder at

Minimum

Groups

Input Tax accounts

Output Tax accounts

Weight (Net and Gross)

Ledger

Sales account

Cost of sales account

Stock control account

Preferred supplier 1 account

Preferred supplier 2 account

What it does not copy:

Stock code

Description

Barcode

Extra description

Selling prices 1/2/3

Ledger

Average cost

Total cost

Latest cost

Quantity on hand

Last invoice

Document groups

Transactions

Extra (does not copy the correct image but the default image)

Multigroup

Descriptions (Language) (copies the groups but not the Descriptions and the text.

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