Sage 50 Canadian Inventory Setup – STEP 2 – Create the Custom Fields

Create the Custom Fields

AccuPOS utilizes custom fields for items inside Simply Accounting. 

These custom fields have a wide variety of uses ranging from Remote Printing to Bar-coding to applying sales discounts across a specific item type. 

Before the custom fields can be used, they need to be created inside Simply Accounting. To set up the custom fields:

  1. From the Company tab, select Settings  The Settings window appears.

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  1. Go to Inventory & Services   Names.

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  1. Enter SKU for Field 1, Choices for Field 2, and TYPE for Field 3.

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  1. Hit OK when finished.

Now that the custom fields have been set up, they will be able to be filled in when creating new inventory items. 

Current inventory items will also be able to fill in those fields as well.


NEXT is Step 3: UPC, Item Fields & Choices