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How to Use

Assuming you have downloaded and installed Uniform Invoice Software:

  1. Download Simple Sales Invoicing Sample. Double-click the downloaded file to extract all files.
  2. Open the template "simplesales.xlsx" or "simplesales-uis.xlsx" with Microsoft Excel.
  3. Click "Design Mode" on the "Invoice" Excel ribbon tab to put it into design mode.
  4. Enter your business information and replace the default logo image to make it your own. (How?)
  5. Click "Design Mode" again to exit design mode.
  6. Create invoice (tutorial movie)!

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Simple Sales Invoicing Sample

Simple Sales Invoicing Sample (c4032)

c4032 now includes the customized invoice template for the latest version of Uniform Invoice Software. This is what you will see when you open simplesales-uis.xlsx.

Simple Sales Invoicing Sample (UIS Edition)

Simple Sales Invoicing Sample - UIS edition

Download Simple Sales Invoicing Sample (c4032)

License: Private Use (not for distribution or resale). See our Terms of Use.

You are safe to download the resources. We've added our digital signatures to the files.


Download this if you have already installed UIS, but are looking for additional customized templates.

276 KBDownload

Download this if you want this design to be set as the default template by the installer program.

2.79 MBDownload


Simple Sales Invoicing Sample is the template designed by that helps you create beautiful and professional sales invoices in an easy and quick way.

This template has 4 columns on the invoice detail section - Description, Quantity, Unit Price and Amount. Basically this invoicing templates offers the same number of fields / cells on the invoice form as the default template shipped with Uniform Invoice Software. However this template has very different look and feel. This is archived by moving the fields, setting fonts and colors - all tools are provided by Microsoft Excel. Simple Sales Invoicing Template, or Simple Sales Invoicing Form, helps you create professional invoices for your business by simply filling in a blank form. You can also use this simple sales invoicing template as a basic and starting point, customize the layout, look and feel of your invoices to add professionalism to your business. Don't waste time creating manual invoices for goods and services when you can easily use a pre-designed template.

To find more samples on how to create new templates based on this simple template, see Simple Service Bill Format / Simple Service Billing Format, or Simple Consulting Billing Format.

Note that we've used several illustrations / shapes of Microsoft Excel to archive the beautiful invoicing form, such as the parallelogram with the big word "INVOICE" in it, the "flowchart: terminator" shapes surrounding the "BILL TO" and "SHIP TO" labels, and the circle shape object on the bottom of the sales invoice form.

If you like the invoices and receipts created by Simple Sales Invoicing Sample, you may find that these Excel shapes and Smart Art objects easily make Simple Sales Invoicing Sample a beautiful business documents. If you like the samples provided by Simple Sales Invoicing Sample, here is how to use Excel shapes or SmartArt objects in your own template. In Microsoft Excel, you can add shapes, such as boxes, circles, and arrows, to your documents, email messages, slide shows, and spreadsheets. To add a shape, click Insert, click Shapes, select a shape, and then click and drag to draw the shape. After you add one or more shapes, you can add text, bullets, numbering, and Quick Styles to them. To add a shape:

  1. Open Simple Sales Invoicing Sample. Unprotect spreadsheet.
  2. On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click Shapes.
  3. Click the shape you want, click anywhere in the workbook, and then drag to place the shape.
  4. To create a perfect square or circle (or constrain the dimensions of other shapes), press and hold Shift while you drag.

Tip You can add individual shapes to a chart, or add shapes on top of a SmartArt graphic to customize the chart or the graphic.

The protection of the "Invoice" worksheet in Simple Sales Invoicing Sample prevents accidental modifications to layouts and formulas. If you have Uniform Invoice Software installed, it could even display a warning message when you close a template without protecting the worksheet. However for the purpose of this sample, we should firstly unprotect the worksheet in Simple Sales Invoicing Sample.

Simple Sales Invoicing Sample, like the other invoicing templates here on, are great choice for businesses, corporates, small / home businesses, consulting, freelancers, sales businesses or a contractor as well. If you were searching for bill templates then you have landed at the right place because here you will not only get free templates but premium templates too. You may be in a corporate, sales business, consultancy firm, contractor, freelancer, Web designer or any other business, one thing you will need for sure and that is an "Invoice Template" for billing purposes. But at times, you find forms which are either too boring, hard to customize or sometimes, you just don't find the right for your business. That's where a well designed template can play a vital role because these templates not only gives you flexibility to use them on multiple platforms but also allows easy customization. Simple Sales Invoicing Sample, like all the other fill-in-blank invoicing templates here on, are in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet format. You get all familiar Excel tools for customizing Simple Sales Invoicing Sample. For this reason, you can just use Simple Sales Invoicing Sample as a starting point of design your own template that exactly meets your business style.

Like other form designs here on, Simple Sales Invoicing Format is free (offered to you at a price of 0.00USD). It works on Windows XP and all newer versions of Windows, and Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Format and Specification

NameSimple Sales Invoicing Sample
CategorySales Invoice Template
Release DateSaturday, October 11, 2014
Format (XLS or XLSX).xlsx
Excel Version Excel 2003 / Excel 2007 / Excel 2010 / Excel 2013 / Excel 2016
Feature Gallery
Line Height (Points)30.00
Print Area$G$2:$P$46
Printable with Papaer Size / OrientationA4 (210 mm x 297 mm) - Portrait
Default Margins (Points)

Update History

December 1, 2016

  • Unfreeze the Excel worksheet panes.
  • Clean up links to resource web sites.
  • Replaced ActiveX image logo holder with a general Excel image object.

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