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Designate a customer status and corresponding message to appear in the Status field on the Receivables > Invoices screen when a customer is selected from the Customer drop list. When a customer has a status of Active, no message displays. This message does not print on customer statements or invoices.

See "Invoice Item Setup" for more information.

To associate status messages with customer statuses:

  1. Go to Receivables > Options > Customer Status.
  2. On line 1, select a status of Warning, Hold, Inactive, or Notify from the Status drop list (see screenshot above).
  3. Enter a message (max. 100 characters) in the Status Message field for line 1.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for lines 2 through 8.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Assign a status to a customer by going to Receivables > Customer Setup.

For more information about the Customer Setup screen, see "Customer Setup".



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