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Instead of deleting an item (which removes it from MYOB Essentials), it's a good idea to make the item inactive. This removes the item from reports and some selection lists.

Inactive items retain details you may need some day, and you can always reactivate the item later, if needed.


To make an item inactive

To make an item inactive

  1. From the Sales menu, choose Items. Your list of items appears.
  2. Click the item you want to make inactive. The Item page appears, showing the item details.
  3. Click Make inactive.
    Item page with Make inactive button highlighted

    The item is made inactive and appears in grey text on your Items page.

    Deactivated item highlighted on items page

To reactivate an item Repeat the above steps on the item and click Make active.