Did you know that QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise editions provide a handy feature that will allow you to duplicate an item setup quickly?
Tucked into the Item button at the bottom of the Item List (or accessed by right clicking anywhere in the item list), you will see the "Duplicate Item" option, as shown below:
Just choose the item you would like duplicated, click the Duplicate Item button and a new item screen will appear with a "DUP" in the item number box.
QuickBooks copies over all the settings and details from the existing item into the new item listing. From there, you can edit, change, and delete information as desired.
This is a huge timesaver when working with inventory assembly items and inventory parts. You don't have to build the item again from scratch - just update the information that has changed!