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How to Import Multiple Item Pictures

You can import multiple item pictures in one go. Simply name your picture files with names corresponding to your item numbers, compress them to a zip file, and then use the Import Item Pictures page to manage which item pictures to import.

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All common file formats are supported.

To name picture files by the item names and prepare the ZIP file

  1. At the location where your item pictures are stored, name each files according to the number of the related item. For example: Item No.File Name10001000.bmp10011001.bmp10021002.bmp

  2. Collect all the files in a ZIP file. For example, in Windows Explorer, select the files, and then choose Send to, Compressed (zipped) folder.

To import item pictures

  1. Choose the icon, enter Inventory Setup, and then choose the related link.

  2. Choose the Import Item Pictures action.

  3. In the Select a ZIP file field, select the relevant ZIP folder, and then choose the Open button. A line for each item and picture is created on the Import Item Pictures page. Note For item cards that already have a picture, the Picture Already Exists check box is selected. If you do not want any existing pictures to be replaced, deselect the Replace Pictures check box. If you do not want individual existing pictures to be replaced, delete the lines in question.

  4. Choose the Import Pictures action.

The Import Status field is updated to show if the picture import was skipped or completed.

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