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Sales / Purchase Order Processing - Batch Tracking

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Sales / Purchase Order Processing - Batch Tracking

On documents that update stock, usually the delivery note but if no delivery note in use then the invoice, you can print the batch details issued/received. In addition where pre-allocating batch/serial details the acknowledgement document can be configured to print the batch detail.The positioning of the print items for the batch detail can be configured from the document mask, using the category Batch Details, but a parameter screen ‘Batch Tracking Printing’ is also available.

Auto Accept

If batches pre-allocated during order entry then setting this option doesn’t ask to re-confirm these details were the quantity processed equals the batch/serial quantities pre-allocated.

Skip Not Issued

If processing the delivery document automatically, then this option, when set, will omit the order where sufficient serial/batch stock is not available to match the document action quantity (usually outstanding delivery). This option is only applicable where stock is issued on a FIFO/user-defined sequence.

Print Batches

Set to print batch details, where appropriate, on the document.

Space A Line Before

Set to leave a blank line between the end of the stock description detail and the first batch/serial item to be printed.

Or Start on Line

This option allows you to start the print of the batch detail on the same line as the stock detail rather than after the stock detail.

Quantity: Column Before
Quantity: Column After
Quantity: Print Decimal Point

These parameters control the print of the batch/serial quantity issued. Usually set via print items from the document mask you can set manually via this parameter screen. ‘Column Before’ asks for the starting column position of the significant portion of the batch quantity, ‘Column After’ asks for the starting column for the decimal portion of the batch quantity, and ‘Print Decimal Point’ asks whether you want to print the decimal point.

Print Batch Item
Column

These parameters control the print of additional items, including the batch code itself, for the batches issued. Again these are usually set via the document mask.

Max Across Page
Repeat Col Offset

Batch/Serial Numbers are normally printed one per document line. These options allow you to configure the print of more than one batch item per document line. You set the number to print and the offset value, to the set printing positions, for second and subsequent batch print per line.

Omit Stock Prefix

If the stock item is flagged to prefix the batch codes with the stock code for internal purposes then this option allows you to omit the print of the stock code prefix from the batch code.

Accept Batch Qty
When entering details you input the action quantity and then the batches / serials you select have to total this quantity. Setting this option allows you to enter less than this quantity and, on a warning, use the <F7-Option> key to set the action quantity as per the selected batch / serial details. If set an optional password can be configured that must be input on use of the override
  • Release ID: Standard