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Once you bring a product up for editing there are many fields that you may optionally fill out. The only required field on the product window is the product name field. However, you will want to fill in other fields like price, and stock if applicable.

 

First we have a look at the toolbar.

 

 

Save [F2]

 When you edit or add a product you want to be sure to save your changes! Click the Save button or press F2 on the keyboard to save.

 

Categories [F3]

 Products and services are always organized into categories, these categories are for reference and reporting purposes and their use is optional. By default, all products initially appear in the Default category. To bring up the category administration window where you can add, edit and delete product categories, click the Categories button or press F3.

 

Delete [F12]

 Deleting a product removes the product from the kBilling® product database. This does not affect previously created        invoices. To delete a product, click the Delete button here or press F12 on the keyboard.

 

 

The Product Window

 

 

 

Status

 Choices are Active and Inactive. Search results may be filtered on this value and inactive products and services will not appear in        the invoice drop-down lists of products. The default value for all products is Active.

 

Category

 Products and services are always organized into categories, these categories are for reference and reporting purposes and their        use is optional. By default all products initially appear in the Default category. To bring up the category administration window        where you can add, edit and delete product categories click the Categories button or press F3. There is also a list of categories        and the number of products in those categories on the main window, products tab.

 

Name

 The product's name is the only required information on the form. It is a free-form text field that does appear on invoices.

 

SKU

 Stock Keeping Unit - this value is a product ID number used for quickly referencing your inventory and is optional.

 

Desc (Description)

 An optional free-form text field describing the product or service. This value is printed on invoices.

 

Price

 Price of the product or service. Use only numbers and decimals here. The default price of any product or services is 0.00. Prices,        and money values in general, are displayed through kBilling® according to your locale setting in Windows. Non-US users should        see their currency symbol displayed on invoices.

 

Cost

 Cost of a product or service. This (along with price) allows for proft/loss reporting and is optional.

 

Taxable

 You may want to add a product or service that isn't taxable, if so, remove the checkmark from this box.

 

Stock/Low Limit

 kBilling® offers some basic inventory control in the form of a stock count (the number of a product you currently have) and a low limit (the number at which a message is to be displayed alerting you to the stock problem). Once a product's stock reaches the value in the low limit field, a message is displayed in red on the main window, products tab. To disable this feature, use a low limit of zero (0).

 

Is a service (stock\cost NA)

 Check this box if the product is actually a service and/or you do not maintain a physical inventory or charge tax for it.