Inventory Control - Item Classes



Use this task to define and maintain the inventory item classes. Item classes are logical groupings of inventory items used for pricing in Order/Invoice Processing. At least one item class code must be defined, and each inventory item must refer to an item class. The item classes may be as broad or as narrow as required. A listing of all item class codes and their descriptions is also available.


=> To access this task...

Select Item Classes from the Inquiry and Maintenance menu.


Item Class


About the Fields


To enable edits to the form select  .


In the Item Class field...

  • Enter a valid item class code.

  • Click the record navigating buttons; to view the first record, Previous Record button to view the previous record, Next Record button to view the next record, and Last Record button to view the last record.

  • Click Query button to select from a list of warehouse codes.

WARNING: When deleting an item class 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 class.

In the Tax Service Code field...

Disabled unless OP is installed and OP Parameters has a Sales Tax Service selected, and Tax Service Code Source in OP Parameters is "C -  Item Class".

  • Enter a tax code for the tax service to use as the default for items with this Item Class. This default can be overwritten for individual items.

When finished entering information...

  • Click Save button to save the record.

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

  • Click Delete Current Record button to delete the record.


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