Quick Sale has the ability to import CSV file to create or update the products. CSV files can be created or edited with any spreadsheet program such as Excel, Apple Numbers or the free LibreOffice suite.
The CSV file must contain the correct column names as specified in the "CSV File Specification" document available for download on this page. The order of the columns is not important, but the "ID" column must be included always.
To create the CSV file with an spreadsheet program:
On an empty sheet add the column names in row number 1
Add the item information starting from row number 2
Export the spreadsheet as CSV file:Excel: Click Save As... and change the Save as Type or Format field to CSV (Comma delimited)(*.csv) or Comma Separated Values (.csv).Apple Numbers or OpenOffice: Export as CSV file with text encoding Unicode (UTF-8).
To transfer the CSV file to Quick Sale you can use email, Dropbox, iTunes, or any iPad compatible document sharing service installed on your iPad, e.g., OneDrive, GoogleDrive, Box, etc.
Transferring the CSV file using Email:
Email the CSV file as an attachment to the email account configured on the iPad
Open the iPad's Mail app and select the email containing the CSV file
Hold you finger on the icon of the attached CSV file
Tap Open in... then Quick Sale
Quick Sale should open and a preview of the CSV file should appear
Review the CSV file preview and then tap Import
Transferring the CSV file using Dropbox:
Important: Before using this option, you must configure the default Dropbox Documents Folder in ‘Quick Sale > Settings > Configure Dropbox’. Quick Sale imports and exports the products from/to the default Dropbox Documents Folder you choose.
On your computer copy the CSV file to the default Dropbox Documents folder
On your iPad open Quick Sale
Go to Products and tap Import/Export > Import Inventory > From Dropbox
A file selector with the content of the Dropbox shared folder will appear
Select the CSV file and then tap Select
A preview of the CSV file to be imported will appear.
Review the CSV file preview and tap Import
Transferring the CSV file using any iPad-compatible document sharing service, e.g. OneDrive, GoogleDrive, Box, etc.:
Upload the CSV file to the document sharing service of your choice
On your iPad open the official app provided by the sharing service
Locate and select the CSV file and tap the share or export button
Tap Open In... and then Quick Sale
Quick Sale should open and show a preview of the CSV file to be imported