The Customer tab of the Customer dialog is where you enter or edit a customer's primary contact information. To edit an existing item, click the View menu, select Customers, select the customer you wish to edit and click Edit. New customers can be created while filling out quotes, orders and invoices and edited with more detail in this way. New customers can also be created using the Customer dialog by clicking the View menu, selecting Customers, and clicking Add in the toolbar.

Customer name:

Enter the business name of the customer, such as Acme, Inc.

Contact person:

Enter the full name of your contact person with the customer.

Contact first name:

This is the first name of the person you deal with, or the way you address them.

Use mailing address as shipping address

Check this box to use the customer's billing address as their shipping address.

Enter the customer billing address. If the customer has a different shipping address you can enter that on the Other tab.

VAT registration number:

Enter the customer's VAT registration number

Phone (primary):

Enter the customer's primary phone number.

Phone (alternative):

Enter the customer's alternate phone number.


Enter the customer's fax number.


This email address is the one used for sending invoices by email if email is the preferred method.

Additional Printed Info:

Enter any additional information to be printed on invoices, such as ABN.

This customer is active

Check this box to show that this customer is currently active.