Parameter Maintenance

 

Function

Allows maintenance of masks and precision for the Bill of Materials module. All other parameters are obtained from the Inventory Control module.

 

=> To access this task..

Select Application Parameters from the Bill of Materials Parameters menu.

 

Bill of Materials Parameters Maintenance

 

About the Fields

To enable edits to the form select  .

 

In the Work In Process Account field...

  • Enter a valid account number.

  • Click Find field records to display all valid account codes.

  • Click Display master records to open the master record for the code entered.

If Update Item is checked in Inventory Production Entry, this general ledger account will be debited when the components are relieved from inventory. If the Shop Floor module is installed, this field will be filled with the account number from the Work Order Type.

 

In the Purchases To Account field...

Note:   The General Ledger must be installed, and the Bill of Materials module must allow for posting to GL, for the account field to be active.

  • Enter a valid account number.

  • Click Find field records to display all valid account codes.

  • Click Display master records to open the master record for the code entered.

In the Production Variance Acct field...

Note:   The General Ledger must be installed, and the Bill of Materials module must allow for posting to GL, for the account field to be active.

  • Enter a valid account number.

  • Click Find field records to display all valid account numbers.

  • Click Display master records to open the master record for the code entered.

In the Hour Precision field...

  • Enter a number which defines the number of decimal places that will be used in the hour and quantity fields.

NOTE: Hours are used to calculate operation information, while quantities are used to calculate material information.

 

When finished making entries to the fields…

  • Click Save current data to save the settings.

CAUTION: Use extreme caution when deleting parameters, as this can cause the Bill of Materials system to become inoperative.

 

 



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