Adding images to items

There are two ways in which you can add images to items in Fincon Accounting. Either manually per item or by bulk importing the images for multiple items at once.

Add image individually

Watch this video to see how to add images individually to inventory items or follow the steps below it.

Navigate to the correct window

  1. Navigate to Inventory Stock Maintenance.

Call up the appropriate item

  1. Enter (or select) the appropriate item number in the Item Number text box.

Add the image

  1. Click on the Description tab.
  2. Click on the Load Image button.
  3. Navigate to where the image is stored on your computer.
  4. Select the image.
  5. Click the Open button.

Save the changes

  1. Click the Accept button.

Bulk import the images

Watch this video to see how to bulk import images for multiple inventory items or follow the steps below it.

Create the CSV file

  1. Open Microsoft Excel (or any other suitable alternative).
  2. Enter the item information in the appropriate columns.
  3. Save the file in spreadsheet format (in order to refer to it later if needed).
  4. Save the file in CSV format.
  5. Close the file.
The order of the columns are as follows:
  1. Item number
  2. Image's file name
Only enter the item number and image's file name, do not include headings for the columns.

Navigate to the correct window

  1. Navigate to System / Import Utilities / Stock Items / Import Stock Pictures.

Import the images

  1. Click the Open File button.
  2. Select the CSV file you created in the previous steps.
  3. Click the Open button (or double-click the file).
  4. Do a superficial check of the import and make any required changes.
  5. When you are ready to run the import, click the Accept button.
You can check for any errors by clicking on the Errors tab before you click the Accept button to import the images.
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