How to import Group Items into QuickBooks

You can import Group inventory items from text files or from Excel spreadsheets directly into QuickBooks using the Zed Axis software. Download and install the Zed Axis software on your computer.

  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.

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.

Sample Group Item import file


Import Group Items

QuickBooks field Type Description
Name Str 31 Name of the Group Item
Is Active Bool Whether the item is Active (true or false)
Item Desc Str 4095 The description of the group item
Unit of Measure Str 31 The unit of measure for the group item
Is Print Items Bool The list of the groups individual items will appear on printed forms (true or false)
Item Line Name Str The full name of the individual item that makes up the group
Item Quantity Quan How many or individual items make up the group
Line Unit of Measure Str 31 The unit of measure used for the individual item

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