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Offline mark2215

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Remove Inventory Indicator
« on: May 20, 2017, 07:18:37 AM »
I am horrible at remembering if I have removed inventory for a brew.  I've had to reweigh all my hops and grains a few times because the inventory gets screwed up.  Would it be possible to have some type of indicator in the recipe that says ingredients removed from inventory or something along those lines?

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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2017, 09:11:57 AM »
This has been requested previously.  Hopefully it makes it into a future update.
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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2017, 11:10:35 AM »
+1. I'll second that!!
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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 08:34:30 AM »
+1

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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2017, 03:26:50 PM »
Glad I'm not the only one who forgets that. My inventory is always screwed up. I tried creating a set of recipes that would use up a bag of base malt and then order the bag plus the specialty grains for those batches. Once I entered them into inventory I'd open each of the recipes and hit the remove inventory button on each one. After a while I started to forget that too. Sucks to get old.
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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2017, 07:17:39 AM »
Frankly, I am so bad about doing the 'remove inventory' feature that I created a spreadsheet to track my ingredients.  It actually helps me with planning, since I do a master plan for my 'brewing season' and can organize the ingredients to take advantage of bulk purchases, yeast repitches, and overall costs.  I can also see when I have not added or subtracted the ingredients for a given brew.
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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2017, 12:09:30 PM »
I am horrible at remembering if I have removed inventory for a brew.  I've had to reweigh all my hops and grains a few times because the inventory gets screwed up.  Would it be possible to have some type of indicator in the recipe that says ingredients removed from inventory or something along those lines?

Maybe not exactly what you want, but I noticed for the first time yesterday that if I try to pull a recipe from inventory twice in a row, it gives me a little warning.  Perhaps it's just a matter of enhancing that feature.

Will

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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2017, 01:17:45 PM »
My standard procedure is to "Remove Inventory" after I've entered all my brew day readings and notes in the comment section. When I remove inventory I add a comment, in all caps indicating, "INVENTORY REMOVED 2017-08-31 2:16 PM". Makes it pretty easy to verify if I've removed inventory items.
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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2017, 05:59:04 PM »
Yes! A big +1 on this... One of the reasons I went with BeerSmith is the fact that I can track inventory. Problem is, if you forget to click on Remove Inventory, there's not way of knowing; there's got to be a better way to track this. Possibly just a check box that tells you that you have indeed removed items from the inventory. If you brew the same recipe a second time, you just make a new copy of the recipe.

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Re: Remove Inventory Indicator
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2017, 10:18:34 AM »
+1 to this!

If it was possible to be able to look at your inventory items and see logged changes that would be even more awesome. For example I could double click Maris Otter (my main base malt) and see that today the total was adjusted down by 4.5 kg due to inventory removal for recipe "TodaysRecipe".

It would also be very useful to be able  to see when the quantity has been increased... "Did I add in all the items I bought the last time I went to the LHBS? I know I added the malt, but did I do all the hops?"