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There are four ways to ring up a sales in QuickBooks POS. The two easiest ways are to click on the “Make a Sale” shortcut button or the “Make a Sale” icon in the Point of Sale sections of the Home page.
Once you have your items setup in QuickBooks checkout is easy. You can either use the barcode scanner if you have generated barcode labels for your products or you can type in the item number to add to the sales receipt.
Bar coding only works with Enterprise Solutions with an Advanced Inventory subscription. Bar coding is not available in QuickBooks Pro or QuickBooks Premier.
To turn on bar coding, go to
Edit > Preferences > Items & Inventory > Company Preferences and click on the Advanced Inventory Settings button as shown below.
Click on the Barcodes tab as shown below.
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What happens when you want to limit an employee's ability to edit items in POS inventory?
One of our customers recently faced this situation in their business. They had tried unsuccessfully to change their QuickBooks Point of Sale permissions to prevent their manager from editing quantity amounts of items. Although the edit quantity and edit items are both unchecked for the manager position, the manager was still capable of changing quantities.
Q – I want to be able to run an Accounts Receivable Summary report for my company but exclude specific invoices for specific customers. There are certain invoices on our aging that are tied to a legal issue that must remain on our books so we want to run an Accounts Receivable Aging for internal purposes that excludes these invoices. Is this possible?