Inventory Parts and Bills of
Materials can be imported into NumberCruncher. When NumberCruncher was
installed, two Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (BOM.xls and InventoryItems.xls)
were placed in the application folder. By default the application folder is
"C:\Program Files\NumberCruncher Work Orders" Inventory Items should be
imported before Bills of Materials so the Items are available as Components for
Make a copy of the blank spreadsheet files for later use. This way there will
be a record of imported Items.
IMPORTANT! DO NOT CHANGE THE
NAMES OF THE FILES, COLUMN HEADINGS, WORKSHEET NAMES OR ANYTHING ELSE IN THE
FILE OR IMPORTING WILL NOT WORK!
Before importing Items, ensure
that default accounts are entered in
Preferences. Also, note the abbreviations used for the
Units of Measure. For example, for Items listed as "Each", enter "EA".
The only required field is the
FullName field. If no accounts are specified, then the default accounts will be
used. All blank numeric data will be changed to 0, and blank UOMs will be set
up as "EA" (for "each").