Parent items and sub-items
Item families are
a convenient means of grouping files together
in the items list. That is the extent
of it. If a parent item XE "parent
item" is used on an invoice, the
sub-items XE "sub-items" are not included. Any or all of them may be entered individually.
When you create a new item and drop the list of item types, you will not see
Most items may be designated sub-items,
by clicking the check box for
Sub-item of. An item may be entered
in the adjoining box, and becomes the parent
item. Families must all be the same
type of item. Parent items are not
generally used on invoices, but serve mainly
to collect similar items in the list.
item may be made a sub-item by working in the
item list. Grab the little diamond to
the left of the item. Drag it below the
intended parent item, and to the right.
If that works, the sub-item assignment is
legal and has been done.