Supplier - unable to set starting balance

i have an old business and want to shift to Manager software! I have my balance due on one of my supplier. so i want to enter starting balance on Supplier as Balance Due. But it says to input all the unpaid purchase invoice one by one! The problem is that if i input all the unpaid puchase invoice, all the item i purchase will be shown as inventory on hand! which i dont have on hand! how to resolve this problem? Plz help!

I believe the key to your situation is setting the Start Date. Read all the Guides having to do with inventory items. Be sure the dates on the pre-existing purchase invoices you enter are before the Start Date. If necessary, starting balances for inventory items can also be adjusted.