You might want to input the variant code when you want to create or add products. But it will take a long time when you have a large amount of product data. You can follow the steps below to see how to make the DealPOS system generate Product Code/SKU/Stock Keeping Unit automatically:

Table of Content:

I. Disabled

II. Global

III. Category

IV. Append

Step 1. Go to Setup menu, click More menu, then choose Module configuration tab product, and click Product code generator

Note: If you choose Disabled, you can't generate the code when you're adding a new product/variant (blank code).

Table Index for Product Code Generator:

Config

Description

Disabled

The variant code will be not created automatically if you're not inputting the variant code when adding new product data

Global

The product code will automatically generate the following pre-existing code in sequence number incrementally

Category

Product code will automatically generate the following code by category

Append

Variant name appends to product code. *if the product code is blank, the variant code will be blank

Code Required

If set to Yes, the newly added product must have code to be saved

Digit

Set number of variant code digit that will be generated automatically


I. Disabled: The variant's code will not automatically be generated when adding a new product

If you choose Disabled, the variant code will be not created automatically if you're not inputting the variant code when adding new product data

Step 1. Create a new product in the Products menu

Step 2. Save the product without filling out the code form

Step 3. Search for the newly added product

The product will not have a variant code.

II. Global: The product will automatically generate code globally in the product

If you choose Global, the product code will automatically generate the following pre-existing code in sequence number incrementally

Step 1. Create a new product in the Products menu

Step 2. Save the product without filling out the code form

Step 3. Search for the newly added product

The product will have the auto-generated variant code.

III. Category: The product will automatically generate code by It category (Bottom, Top, Accessories, etc)

If you choose Category, The product code will automatically generate the following code by category

Step 1. Go to the category in the Products menu, select the category, and Right-click, then click properties, Add the SKU Prefix and click Save

In the images above, we create an SKU prefix for the Accessories categories, so when a product is created with that category, the SKU from that product will be generated with the prefix and started from the SKU seed from that category.

Step 2. Create a new product in the Products menu

Step 3. Set the product's category, save the product without filling out the code form

Step 4. Search for the newly added product

The product will have an auto-generated code based on the SKU prefix from the categories

IV. Append: Variant name appends to product code

If you choose Append, the variant name will append to the product code. If the product code is blank, the variant code will be blank

Step 1. Create a new product in the Products menu

Step 2. Create a product with multiple variants, fill out the product code, then save the product without filling out the variant code form

Step 3. Search for the newly added product

The variant product will have variant code based on the parent product

You might also like to read these related articles below:

  • You can also auto-generate the member/customer code. To make an auto-generate member/customer code, you can read this article: Auto-Generated Member Code

  • If you wonder why your barcode cannot be scanned properly, you might find the answer in this article: Barcode Label Cannot be Scanned

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