Sometimes a report shows products are: NOT IN DEPARTMENT or NOT in GROUP.

Note: Products are linked to groups by departments.

Find Products not in Department

To find these products, from the main menu:

  • 2. Stock Control, 3. Stock Maintenance, 1. Maintain Products in Bulk.

  • Tick the ‘None’ box next to Dept.

  • Optional to reduce the list, type “365” into ‘Sold Within’, or tick ‘In Stock’


The resultant list of products should all be assigned a department.

  • F2 Edit, E Edit list Item by Item, F2 Edit Prod

  • From the Department field, select an appropriate department, F12 Accept details then edit the next product in the list.

  • F12 Accept details twice from the list when complete.

Finding Departments not in a Group

We need to produce a list of all departments, to review their assigned Group column.

From the main menu:

  • 6. Reports, 4. Audit/Utility reports, 3 General lists, 3. Department

  • F10 View Pages (to review the list on screen)


        Take note of all departments with a dash ‘ – ‘ in the group column then:

  • From the main menu, 2. Stock Control, 3. Stock Maintenance, 5 Maintain departments

  • Select one of the missing departments from the list

  • In the group field, search for an appropriate group or F3 Add a new one whilst searching.