Set Default and Favorite Accounting Codes From Profile

In ShopBlue, you can enter multiple accounting codes that will link to your profile. Then when checking out, you can easily select the appropriate accounting codes. 

  • A default accounting code will automatically populate during checkout while a favorite accounting code will need to be selected. 
  • State accounting code defaults or favorites will need to be updated annually with the new fiscal year.

How to Set Default and Favorite Accounting Codes From Your Profile

1. Access Your Profile

Click on the user icon at the top right of the screen and select “View My Profile” (Figure 1).

Figure 1 setting default accounting codes.

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2. Select Custom Field and Accounting Code Defaults

In “Default User Settings,” select “Custom Field and Accounting Code Defaults” (Figure 2).

Figure 2 of select accounting codes.

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3. Add Accounting Codes

On the “Custom Field and Accounting Code Defaults” page, select the “User Code Favorites” tab, then click "Add" (Figure 3).

Figure 3 of add accounting codes.

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4. Name the Accounting Code

When setting an accounting code, name your code for easy access in the “Nickname” field. To make the code your default accounting code, check the Default box. This will make that accounting code automatically populate when checking out (Figure 4).

Figure 4 of name the accounting code.

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5. Enter Account Information

Enter all necessary information for State or Research Foundation (RF) accounting codes. Upon completion, select “Update” (Figure 5). 

Note: the example shows an RF account. 

Figure 5 of enter account information.

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6. Review Accounting Codes

After updating, you will be brought back to the “User Code Favorites” tab. You can now see that your accounting codes have been set up. Note that the default account is notated. To edit your accounting codes, select “Edit.” To delete an accounting code, select “Delete." To add an additional accounting code to your favorites, select “Add" (Figure 6).

Note: you can only have one accounting code favorite selected as the default.

Figure 6 of review accounting codes.

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How to Update State Accounting Code Favorites for the New Fiscal Year

At the beginning of the new fiscal year, state accounting codes that have been saved as favorites or defaults in your ShopBlue profile will need to be updated with the new fiscal year.