To change the status of a vendor to inactive, you must apply the Vendor Data Item .VHOLD:
  1. In Maintenance, Accounts Payable, click Vendor.
  2. Highlight the vendor you wish to make inactive and click Edit.
  3. Click on the Vendor Data Items tab.
  4. Click New and the Data Item Entry dialog box displays.
  5. Select .VHOLD from the drop-down list.
  6. Change the Value to Y=On Hold.
                          *  After putting a vendor on hold, you may not add new obligations, mark for pay or transfer existing obligations for that vendor, until you take the vendor off hold.
     
To change the name to DO NOT USE:
  1. In Maintenance, click Vendor.
  2. Highlight the vendor you wish to make inactive and click Edit.
  3. Select the Vendor tab.
  4. Under Personal Information change the Name to DO NOT USE.