Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Sometimes people ask if they can track inventory of items in EQ. While we technically don’t have an inventory module, there is one thing that some dealers do to track inventory they stock inside of EQ. If you’re just looking to have a place that tells you...
Import 2020 Design as Misc Items

Import 2020 Design as Misc Items

You can now import any catalog from 2020 as Misc Items in EQ, so you don’t even have to have the catalog in EQ to be able to import.

Stock Inventory Method in EQ

EQ Lead Management Process

If you want to track Leads with EQ, here is a typical process to do so. Create and Opportunity and follow these steps.

Import 2020 Design as Misc Items

Move (or Copy) Items (Or POs) to Another Sales Order

New Feature! You can now move or copy items from one order to another, even if they’ve already been purchased or received! Technically you can even move a Purchase Order to another Sales Order (by moving all the items). Example 1: Let’s say you’ve...
Import 2020 Design as Misc Items

New Feature – Receiving into Bin Locations

We added the ability to receive item into specific Bin Locations in Equilibrium. You can setup your bins in Setup/System Configuration. Then choose the Bin when you receive items. The Bin Location then shows on the Pick Ticket so warehouse personnel know where to get...
Import 2020 Design as Misc Items

New Feature – Bulk Delete Selections and Modifications

It’s finally here! The feature everyone has been asking for. You can now delete multiple selections or modifications at once with Bulk Delete Selections or Mods. Select all the line items you want to delete selections or mods from, then go to Bulk Actions and...
Import 2020 Design as Misc Items

New Feature – Time Tracking

You can now keep track of time spent on any activities in EQ! Setup your activities you want to track in Setup/System Configuration. Then track time on the Job or on the Order for anything you do. See if you’re really effective by looking at your total time...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

When to Use Apply Selections (and NOT)

Do you import from 2020? If you do, and you choose your selections in 2020 (door style, finish, etc.), then you DO NOT have to choose your selections in the selections tab of your order in EQ. It’s true that the selections in the selections tab are blank, but that’s...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Save Customized List Views

List views, in the Business Directory, Leads/Customers or Quotes/Orders, are customizable. Hover over any column header to reveal the drop-down arrow.  Pull the drop-down and hover over “Columns” to see the available columns for this page....
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Better Searches with the Product Finder

You can use Equilibrium’s Product Finder to quickly locate any item in a manufacturer’s catalog.  In addition to searching for a specific code, you can use a couple of special “wildcards” in your searches to make finding the right code a...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Discover the Power of Right-Click

You should try right-clicking on labels in the Business Directory, Opportunity/Job list, Quote/Order list and Line Items tab to get quick access to the action icons that relate to that item.  This is tremendously helpful if the action column is off the side of...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Using Multiple Browser Tabs in EQ

Do you want to do multiple things at once? Try using multiple browser tabs! If you right-click on something, you can choose “open in new tab” and open up another tab with EQ in it. Or just go under the file menu and choose “New Tab” and to to EQ there also. For...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Importing a Design Into Multiple Rooms

Sometimes people are going through the import process twice or more so they can import the different catalogs of items from 2020 into different rooms in EQ. There’s an easier way…. Import all the catalogs at the same time, and they will appear as different item groups...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Importing 2020 V10 or Later

The new version of 2020 import for 2020 Version 10 and later has many major improvements! Here’s how to make the most of it. Import Wizard Step 1 – Choose Your File Choose the version of 2020 you exported from. Version 10 and later has been added as well as...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Exporting From 2020 V10 or Later

2020 V10 and Later Export In 2020 version 10 and later, go to the Presentation tab and click on Reports Select “Order Form” and click OK Check the following in the General tab of the “Order Form Options” Check the following in the Pricing...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Fix Un-Found Products on 2020 Import

You know how when products coming from 2020 are not recognized, they come in as Misc. Items? Then you have to fix them by re-selecting any mods or selections that were on them but were lost? Well….. In the new version of EQ you can fix them during the import, and not...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Switch Items to a New Catalog

Instructions on Switching Items to a New Catalog When you need to switch line items to another catalog, follow these directions. IMPORTANT! BEFORE you do this, take note (or a snapshot) of what your pricing is and what your selections and modifications are in case you...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Change PDF View Settings in Firefox

If you’re having a problem getting reports to show up when trying to view them in Firefox, it may be due to a Firefox update that changed PDF settings. Try the following to change it back. Firefox releases updates sometimes which change the default setting for...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Hiding the Sidekick to Get More Screen Space

To gain more space on your screen for other activities, like entering products on a quote, you can hide the Sidekick by clicking the << icon at the top of the sidebar. Click on the >> icon on the left side of your screen below the Equilibrium logo to...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Losing Opportunities and Rejecting Quotes

There are 2 levels of “Losing” anything in EQ. “Losing Opportunities” and “Rejecting Quotes”. Rejecting Quotes results in capturing a “reason” why the quote is being rejected. Losing Opportunities is just a way of indicating the Opp was not won. Losing Opportunities...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Using Equilibrium’s New Catalog Creator

This 7 minute video explains how to use the Catalog Creator to build your own catalogs. The Catalog Creator This new functionality comes from our August 2013 release and gives the System Administrator control over their own catalogs.  The Catalog Creator tool is...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Using the Product Finder in Quotes

With the product finder, you are able to manually add items. To do that, click on the binoculars to the right of the item group name to open the product finder.   You must select the catalog and can then use any of the filters at the top to search for specific...
Stock Inventory Method in EQ

Loading New Catalogs in Equilibrium

If you’re the System Administrator of your Equilibrium environment, then you will receive notifications via email that there is a new catalog available for you to load.  Follow the steps below to load a catalog into Equilibrium. First, make sure the proper...