General description

article type

This form is used to display/add/edit/delete the name of the article types.

Usage of the Article Types

  • This form is called from the Parameters / Management menu and when pressing F2 key when focus is on the Type field or clicking on the corresponding Go button of the Article screen.

Validation checks

  • The Name field must be filled
  • When adding a new type, its name cannot exist already
  • When editing an existing type, its new name must be unique
  • When deleting a type, a check is made to verify if that type is not linked to an existing article.

Rights and Options

  • The user must have the rights to Display / Add / Edit / Delete data on this form

Fields description

  • Name: The name of the type.
  • Type: The type is a system type allowing the application to give special treatment to the articles.
    None: no system type
    Stock: article used for inventory management
    Invoice/Time report: article type used for time reporting and billing purposes
    Transport: article type flagging the article as a transport article
    Tax: tax article type
    Consign: consign article type
    Fees: fees article type
    Expenses: expenses article type