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if you have multiple unit of measure turned on, you set the base unit to each, then create a related unit patch=1000 eaches (multiple u/m is not implemented well, so I do not recommend it)
you can create a group item, patch, then list the inventory item and the qty of 1000, and use that on the invoice or sales receipt
Resolution for Issue 'How can I set unit of measure in a patch like 1000 a time?' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.
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