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Quotes feature is available in Advanced Pack.

Quote is a specific group of products or services with their quantities and prices that you quote to customers.

Quote has a relationship with Opportunity. You can add Quotes panel to Opportunity detail view at Administration > Layout Manager > Opportunities > Relationships. When creating a new quote linked to an opportunity it transfers opportunity items to the quote.

You can add Quotes panel to Account's detail view to be able to see related quotes. You can do it at Administration > Layout Manager > Accounts > Relationships.

Layout of bottom fields (total values) can be modified at Administration > Layout Manager > Quotes > Bottom Total. Available since Advanced Pack 1.32.0 version.

Quote Items

Quote has a list of items. Each item can represent a certain product or a service with description, quantity, tax rate, list price and unit price fields. It's possible to sort items manually.

There is an ability to add custom fields for Quote Item entity using Entity Manager.


Layout of quote items can be modified at Administration > Layout Manager > Quote Items > List (Item). Available since Advanced Pack 1.32.0 version.

Discount Rate

It's possible to specify a discount in percents. To have this ability, administrator should add 'Discount (%)' field to the List (Item) layout.


By default there are two available templates: Quote and Invoice. You can create new templates (Quotes list view > top-right dropdown menu > Templates) as well as edit existing ones.

For more precise editing it's recommended to use Code View mode.

You can print fields of Quote record as well as fields of related records by utilizing placeholders in your template.

Examples: {{accountName}} – Account name,

{{{billingAddressStreet}}} – street,

{{account.type}} – type of related Account,

{{assignedUser.lastName}} – last name of the assigned user.

If your line item is a product, you can print product’s fields.

Examples: {{product.length}},


Length and color are custom fields of Product entity in examples.

Looping through quote items:

<!-- {{#each itemList}} -->
  <td align="right">{{listPrice}}</td>
  <td align="right">{{unitPrice}}</td>
  <td align="right">{{amount}}</td>
<!-- {{/each}} -->

It's possible to print image fields:

<img src="{{file imageId}}">

where imageId – the name of custom image field, concatenated with the suffix Id.

For product line item:

<img src="{{file product.photoId}}">

To display float numbers (like quantity, unitPrice etc.) w/o fractional part (as integer) use the following expression (since version 4.8.3):

{{numberFormat quantity_RAW decimals=0}}

Custom formatting for currency values (since version 4.8.3):

{{numberFormat unitPrice_RAW decimals=2 decimalPoint=',' thousandsSeparator=' '}}

Value 10000.5 will be printer as 10 000,50.

To display text fields (multiline) use triple braces: {{{description}}}.

Print to PDF

Quotes can be printed to PDF. This action is available in dropdown next to Edit button on the quote’s detail view. Then you will be prompted to select Template.

Sending quote in email

Quote PDF can be send in email as an attachment. Open quote record, click dropdown next to Edit button and the click Email PDF.

Automatic numbering

By default a number field is auto-incremented. You can disable auto-increment at Administration > Entity Manager > Quote > Fields > number. It's also possible to make the number field read-only.

The next number, a prefix can be configured at Administration > Entity Manager > Quote > Fields > numberA.

Default tax

Available since EspoCRM 4.8.0.

  1. Specify default Tax record at Administration > Entity Manager > Quotes > fields > Tax > Default.
  2. Specify default tax rate at Administration > Entity Manager > Quotes > fields > Tax Rate > Default.


Quote can be treated as an invoice if its status became Approved. Then Date Invoiced, Invoice Number fields show up. You can use different template for invoices for printing.

See also

Custom calculations for Quote totals