These instructions tell you how to create items one at a time. If you are creating inventory or service items, you can use another window to add or edit multiple inventory and service items and paste from Excel.
To do this task
Go to the Lists menu and click Item List.
Click Item at the bottom of the list and then click New.
Select the type of item that you want to create.
What's the difference between inventory and non-inventory parts?
Fill in the fields.
(Optional) Click Custom Fields to add your own customized fields.
Save the item.
You can also set up an item "on the fly" as you need it. More...
For example, if on an invoice you enter the name of an item that has not been
set up, QuickBooks will ask you if you'd like to set the item up. You can
set it up then without leaving the invoice.
Changing an item's type
Troubleshooting item problems
Add or edit multiple inventory or service items