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DataSources & DataSource Maintenance

 

The DataSource is a list of materials and associated prices & labor units. There are two sample DataSources included with SimplifiedOfficeSoftware, the CostPlus DataSource, which is used for Time& Material Billing, and the LaborUnits DataSource. You can create your own DataSource or modify an existing DataSource.  

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Editing/Modifying a DataSource is as simple as adding Sections, Groups, SubSections & items.  To rename an item you simply Click on the item you want to change - Click again and rename it.  Rearrange Sections, Groups, SubSections & items by Dragging & Dropping them where you want.  Double-Click on an Item and edit Material Costs, Labor Rates, Mark-up's etc.

Group Revisions allow you to change all items in a Section, Group or SubSection by a specified percentage. By dealing with a group of items you can quickly change material costs when you learn of an increase in prices. 

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Utilities have been included so that you may convert an existing pricing DataSource you are already using.

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