Inventory Control - Item Types



Use this task to define and maintain the inventory item type codes. At least one item type code must be defined, even if you do not have multiple types.


=> To access this task...

Select Item Types  from the Inquiry and Maintenance menu.


Item Type


About the Fields


In the Item Type field...

  • Enter a valid item type code.

  • Click the record navigating buttons; to view the first record, to view the previous record, to view the next record and to view the last item type record.

  • Click Record Query button to select from a list of item types.

WARNING: When you delete an item type code, be sure there are no inventory items, sales orders/invoices, or purchase orders that refer to the code.


In the Description field...

  • Enter 1 to 20 characters for a description of the item type.

When finished making selections...

  • Click Save button to save the record.

  • Click Clear Form button to begin a new item type record.

  • Click Delete Current Record button to delete the record.

Closing an unsaved record will issue the prompt:

  • Select [Yes] to save the changes.

  • Select [No] to return to the form.


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