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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Speeding entry by copying an inventory item

When entering master records, it's always a challenge to ensure that records are entered consistently. This is especially true for inventory items since there are a large number of potential settings. Using inventory classes can provide some help, but even classes have their limits.

It's also common for a new inventory item to be very similar to an existing inventory item. Vendors often make small but key changes resulting in the need for a new item to allow proper tracking.

Dynamics GP provides a great feature that allows copying an inventory item when creating a new item. That's the focus of this recipe, so let's take a look how to use it.

How to do it...

To copy an inventory item to a new item number, ...

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