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Purpose

This function is used to define product families that will enable you to group products (sales commodities) with similar characteristics together for the purpose of sales and operational planning, reporting or information retrieval.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Product Family with an access allowed of Inquire.

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

hmtoggle_plus1Add

Purpose

The "Add" button is enabled when a new code is entered.

When the "Add" button is clicked, the new product family code, and description are inserted in the Product Family table.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Product Family with an access allowed of Add.

hmtoggle_plus1Change

Purpose

The "Change" button is enabled when an existing product family code is selected.

When the "Change" button is clicked, the description field on the Product Family table is updated with the new description

 

Security Settings / Who can change

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Product Family with an access allowed of Change.

hmtoggle_plus1Code

Purpose

It is populated with the code and description from the Product Family table

 

Tips

The number of characters to be entered before the list is shown is governed by the value of "populate length" (mandatory).

hmtoggle_plus1Delete

Purpose

When the "Delete" button is clicked, the unit of measure record of the selected unit of measure code, on the Product Family table is deleted.

 

Population and Display Rules / Data Source

The "Delete" button is enabled when an existing product family code is selected.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Product Family with an access allowed of Delete.

 

Tips

The operation will not be performed where:

The Product Family Code exists on the Product Master table.

hmtoggle_plus1Description

Purpose

It is a short narrative description of the code (mandatory). It is an alphanumeric field with a maximum length of 255characters.

hmtoggle_plus1Products List Box

Purpose

This list box displays the product codes and their descriptions from the Product Master table where the specific product family code appears in the Product Master record.