Item Database

Customize Columns | Items Database


To customize your database columns, select Edit | Customize Columns. Doing so will open a Customize list of headings that you have not included
– Indicates a line or lines have been marked.

Sequence – Several of the databases display and have assigned Sequence numbers to each line. When you add in new lines, each will be assigned a Sequence Number.
Item Code – A unique code that identifies every line in every database, the can be no duplicates.
Description – A Description of the line the cursor is on in the current screen.
EU – How the item will be estimated in a job the choices are: (SF-Square Feet), (LF-Lineal Feet), (EA-Eaches), (SQ-Squares), (SY-Square Yards), (CY- Cubic Yards), (LY- Lineal Yards), (BF- Board Feet).
Order Formula – How the item will be converted from estimated units to order units.
O/U – The descriptor you plan to use when ordering the item.
Price Formula – If the price unit differs from the order unit, a secondary formula called the price formula will convert them item for you i.e. an item is priced by the roll but you have to order by the carton.
P/U – The descriptor you plan to use to price the item.
Price – How much you will pay per unit for an item.
User Code – A user code is how the program determines what general category heading an item gets listed under for reports. The EDGE uses a modified version of the CSI (Construction Specification Institute) Uniform System. The EDGE use the standardized 16 divisions. If you are a roofing contractor for example you will find that your user code goes from 07-100-000 to 07-999-9999. The same holds true For other users of The EDGE.
Round – Round is a feature built into The EDGE, when engaged it rounds order quantities to the next whole number. So, instead of try to order 5.7 boxes you will order 6, or 3.1 bundles you’ll order 4, etc.
Scan – Check the Scan box if you are creating a header such as a manufacturer’s name.
Added By – The name or initials of the individual adding the new lines to the database.
Date Added – Date new information was last edited.
Cost/EU – The cost of the item per estimated unit.
Account Code – Displays the account code for the line the cursor is on if applicable
Phase Code – Displays the phase code for the line the cursor is on if applicable.
Part Number – Displays the part number for the line the cursor is on if applicable.
Waste % – The individual percentage of waste you added to an item.