How to import Group Items into QuickBooks

Overview of importing group items

In QuickBooks Desktop a group item is used track groups of items that you buy and sell in a group.  Using Zed Axis you can import Group inventory items from text files or from Excel spreadsheets directly into QuickBooks Desktop. 

Follow these steps to import group items

Download and install the Zed Axis software on your computer, then follow these steps:
  1. Open your QuickBooks company file as Administrator and open Zed Axis
  2. Select your text file or spreadsheet which contains the group inventory items that you want to import.
  3. Set up the a Mapping of the columns in your group inventory items import file to the corresponding fields in QuickBooks
  4. Click Import and your group inventory items will be directly added to your QuickBooks company file.

More help?

For more information about importing group inventory items into QuickBooks, search the Knowledge Base, watch the movies in the Learning Centre, or raise a ticket with Zed Support.

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Where the fields appear in QuickBooks

Import Group Items

Detailed description of the fields that you can map

QuickBooks fieldTypeDescription
NameStr 31Name of the Group Item
Is ActiveBoolWhether the item is Active (true or false)
Item DescStr 4095The description of the group item
Unit of MeasureStr 31The unit of measure for the group item
Is Print ItemsBoolThe list of the groups individual items will appear on printed forms (true or false)
Item Line NameStrThe full name of the individual item that makes up the group
Item QuantityQuanHow many or individual items make up the group
Line Unit of MeasureStr 31The unit of measure used for the individual item