Another purpose of Product Types is to define mapping between Tax Type and Products, i.e. to define which tax is applicable to a certain product.
You can define this mapping in
Product Types section as well as in
Tax Types section.
Product Types Grid
Here you see a list of all avaliable Product Types, displayed with their names. Use command buttons above the grid or right-click on the grid, in order to:
Create Product Type
Create Product Type button to launch Create Product Type dialog:
Give a descriptive name to the product type (mandatory), for example “Juice”, “Water”, “Chips”, “Candy”, etc.
In Taxes section the system dispays a list of all existing Tax Types. Use the checkboxes in front of each of them to define whether this tax applies to this product type.
You can select as many as you need, also none.
Edit Product Type
To edit a product type record, double-click it in the Product Types Grid or select it and use
Edit Product Type button to launch Edit Product Type dialog. You can edit also the mappings to tax types. Make the needed changes and save.
Delete Product Type
To delete a product type record, select it and use
Delete Product Type button.
Have in mind that you cannot delete a product type while there are products in you inventory that are assinged to it. The system will show a warning message and the list of all products assigned: