Before performing a stocktake, click  HERE  for more information on the types of stocktakes that can be performed as well as the precautions that you need to take before undertaking one.

Scanning Items for Importing

  1. To unlock the PDE swipe up from the lock on the home screen
  2. On the main screen to open the stocktake program tap on the red H
  3. Tap on the 3 lines at the top left
  4. Tap on stocktake

  5. Scan a barcode. You can click on save or just scan the next barcode. It will save automatically.
  6. Each item you scan it will add 1 into the counted stock. 
  7. For large quantity items you can also manually enter information into the Quantity field if desired
S elect cancel if you want to remove the barcode for any reason

Exporting Stock from the PDE

  1. Tap on the 3 lines at the top left then Export data
  2. Tap on stock

  3. Connect the PDE to the PC with USB cable
  4. Drag down the setting menu from the top of the PDE. Tap where it says USB charging this device
  5. Select Transfer Files

  6. On the PC go to the desk top, double click on the icon labelled My Computer or Computer. If it is not on the desktop it may be found in the start menu.
  7. Double Click on EDA50K (or another name if you have renamed it)
  8. Double Click on Internal shared storage then downloads
  9. Right click on  stockitems_export.txt  and click copy
  10. On the left click on Desktop
  11. Right click and select Paste

Importing the Data File into Retailer

  1. From the main screen of Retailer click on  Utilities ->  Import/Export Files  ->  Import PDE File ->  Import CSV File .
  2. Click on the yellow folder icon on the bottom-right and navigate to the stock file.
  3. In  Files of Type:  change it to  TXT files (*.txt)
  4. If you followed the steps above, you can click on  Desktop  on the left, then double-click on the folder and then double-click on the  stockitems_export.txt  file.
  5. Click  Yes  to confirm that that is the file you want to import.
  6. Enter the settings as shown in the image below.

  7. Click  Save  and then click on the  Import PDE  button.
  8. The Find Stock Screen may appear if an item's barcode cannot be found in the system. Try to locate the correct item or click  Add  to manually add the item in.
  9. Once the import process is complete, the Import PDE File screen will appear and show a list of imported items. You can click on the  Modify  or  Delete  buttons to modify or delete items respectively.
  10. Click on Send to Stock Mngr .
  11. This will load the Stock Manager screen with the imported stock.

If you are importing multiple times from the PDE, follow the steps above without clearing the Stock Manager.

Before scanning more items with PDE

After you are sure the stock as been exported into Retailer you need to delete the stock off the PDE before you continue scanning

  1. On the PDE click on the menu icon (3 lines) at the top left
  2. Click on Advanced.
  3. Then click Delete all stock items.
  4. Click OK to confirm deleting all stock.

After Importing the Data File

  1. In Stock Manager, you can work on the items as you normally would e.g. bulk editing prices.
  2. The items can also be sent to Barcode Manager for printing labels, or to a report.
Click HERE for more details about different ways to use Stock Manager