Would be nice if you can include a comprehensive search feature for Items specially. Example the items should be searchable with any word in the item description
Parveen Enterprises commented
Please add it as a default feature
must needed feature. Please include this as soon as possible.
it is a much needed feature.
This feature should have been enabled a long time ago. Searching for items in your inventory is a critical part of creating invoices and quotes. It’s difficult and nearly impossible to remember exact item codes. And even worse, when your search results don’t show more details.
IT AUTOMOBILES commented
comprehensive search feature and item code search support
Hi, I am a retailer and I am dealing with the sale of building materials which includes cement, steel, electricals etc. Hence my suggestion is based on the product I sell although it could be for any product from any industry.
I have 5 products and I have saved the five products as follows.
1. Ramco Karthic Cement
2. Ramco Supergrade Cement
3. Chetinaad Cement
4. Dalmia DSP Cement
5. Vizag TMt bars 8mm
6. Vizag TMT Bars 10mm
7. Vizag TMT Bars 12mm
Now, when I am creating an invoice/estimate, under the ITEM Description the suggestion will come only based on the same manner I created the name of each Item. Instead, I wish the suggestion should be from any letter and not from the first letter alone. For Example, for Item no. 1, even if I enter Karthic, it should automatically suggest all items based on the ward "Karthic" irrespective of the first letter of the item.
Second, if I suggest 8mm, It should automatically suggest VIzag 8MM
Third if I type DSP, it should suggest Dalmia DSP ...etc.
This feature is available in Intuit and I assume it is not in Zoho. Hence request you to please integrate this feature.
It should be possible to search with wildcards. We have a database with 12000+ items.
Example: I want to add 'Stamp ABC 123 17mm' to a quote
When I search for 'stamp' it gives me 400+ results
Being able to enter 'stamp*17mm' or 'stamp%17mm' or 'stamp&17mm' and then narrowing the result list down to the matching results would really help!
So please add a possibility to search for multiple parts in an item name description with one request.
In previous accounting software we've used, you can search items by any part of the name. I've noticed in Zoho you must type out the name exactly as written for it to appear as a choice. This is really difficult for companies with many sales items and services. In other software, the word you type will pull up any and all items with that word within the item name, even if it's not the first word. This would be a huge help for those invoicing all day long.
you can contact customer support and they will enable "contains search" feature for your organization. I was almost decided not to buy zoho due to this and tried asking them why it's not there and they enabled it for me. such a basic feature they still not giving by default! :(
finding items during billing is difficult due to poor search features... software like tally ignores -, space, etc and shows more results... please solve this search issues...we have more than 1200+ items to search and showing results based on any keyword from item name or description would be a great feature to have..
Its really difficult to find an item when creating a transaction.
When trying to reconcile many transactions (such as when you have imported a bank statement) you may have many transactions from or to the same place i.e. suppliers or customers.
A very simple, but vital requirement would be to just be able to search the transaction 'Description'. Currently, (using the advanced search) you can only search the 'Reference', but in the UK (for example) they do not provide a reference, only a description, therefore you have to manual go through each of the entries and locate the same ones which takes forever.
Strangely, using the search option at the top seems to search the description but only for categorised entries, even if this was updated to search uncategorised as well it would help enormously!
Seriously guys, this is such a basic feature!!! Please implement ASAP! What has happened since the request was made on June 1, 2015... more than 3 years later?
These needs to occur asap, and can you advise when this will be resolved?
I would have thought it would have been factored in from day 1
Mohammad Shaltaf commented
This is basic but essential feature
Our sales manager pushing not to move from Quickbooks because of this limitation!
this is important. it's also on a lot of other threads. this seems quite high on 140. ZOHO MODERATORS AND DEVELOPMENT / FEEDBACK PEOPLE should be trawling these forums to combine such things. I am tempted to start a campaign to bring the threads under one, but not really my job...!! :)
Chintu Gandhi commented
Just to let you guys know, this IS already possible.
Pls call up Zoho Support (locally wherever you are), and ask them to enable CONTAINS search feature in your organisation. I have gotten that done in India and it works great.
So basically, if I want to search for the item "Sony LED TV 55X7002E", I can type 7002 in the items text box and the filtering will be done considering the CONTAINS 7002 logic, so the desired item would be filtered and given as a selection option.