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Error: Workspace already in use.

  1. Close the app.
  2. Go to your workspaces's folder and delete the bomist.slock file under the db folder.
  3. Open the app and you should be good to go.

Why did it happen?

The app creates this "soft lock" file to ensure you don't access your Local Workspace from different computers at the same time. Doing so, and since there's not syncing mechanism (unlike on the Team Workspaces), could result in data being corrupted. The app would normally remove that file when closing the workspace or the app, but in cases where the app closes unexpectedly (power loss or crash) that file might still remain, hence the need to manually delete it.

Can't add top-level storage locations

Storage locations are hierarchical and when manually creating one, that one is added under the currently selected storage location. To manually create a top-level storage location make sure no other storage location is selected by right-clicking on the table and selecting Clear selection. The (no storage) "location" on the table is a special one (lists all inventory that doesn't have a storage location) and doesn't allow any other locations under it.