﻿ ShipWeight Basics > The Item Window: Entering Weight Information > Merge Item Function

# Merge Items

In the Items window, several items can be merged into one single weight item by selecting (marking) weight items in the table view and from the Items menu select Merge Items.

How the totals for item quantities are calculated depends on the item settings defined in the Options window. There are 7 ways on how totals for quantities are calculated;

1: The quantity value for the total is set to one (1)

Sum:  The quantity value is the sum of the quantities for the merged items

Unit wgt.: The quantity value is calculated to be the unit weight. That means the total weight divided by the product of the other calculated quantity totals.

Wgt.avg.: The quantity value is calculated to be the weighted average of all the merged items.

Average: The quantity value is calculated to be the average of the quantity values for the merged items.

Count: The quantity value is calculated to be the number of items merged

Min: The quantity value is set to be the minimum of the the quantity of the merged items

Max: The quantity value is set to be the maximum of the the quantity of the merged items