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New Button

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The [New] button allows you to add a Labor Item from scratch to your Catalog via the Product Explorer.


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What are the benefits of this feature?


This allows to you add a new Labor Item from "scratch" to your Catalog for use in Projects and Service Orders.

When to use this feature?


When you wish to add a Labor Item to your Catalog.



The [New] button will open a New Labor form.



Required Fields


Manufacturer, Model, and Category are required fields, everything else is optional. What fields you fill in for a Labor Item will depend on what the Product is and how you intend to use it in SI 2015. For a detailed description of all fields, see Labor Items.



These additional fields are useful are useful and should be considered...Image is optional for Labor Items, you might want to put your company logo here.


Field Tab Purpose


Helps you find Labor Items quickly
Image General Can be displayed next to the Labor Item on Proposals
Short/Long Description Description

If a Long Description is entered, it will display on Proposal reports vs. the Short Description



Pricing for Labor Items is different than those for Products. See Labor Items.

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