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Purpose

This function is used to define the applicable units of measure in your company for the purpose of Inventory Management, Purchasing, Sales and Manufacturing.

 

It is used in order to express any quantity specified in a measurable unit such as meters, sets, rolls, each, pairs, kilograms, hours etc.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

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

 

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

 

hmtoggle_plus1Add

Purpose

When the Add button is clicked, the new unit of measure code and description are inserted in the Unit of Measure table.

 

Population and Display Rules / Data Source

The Add button is enabled when a new, unit of measure code is entered.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

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

 

Tips

Business Rules when adding a new Unit of Measure Code

1.  The unit of measure code cannot be spaces.

2.  The unit of measure description may not be less than 3 characters.

3.  The unit of measure over receipt percentage must be between 0 and the Uom Over Receipt % Max specified on System Configuration.

hmtoggle_plus1Change

Purpose

When the Change button is clicked, the field, description on the Unit of Measure table is updated.

 

Population and Display Rules / Data Source

The Change button is enabled when an existing unit of measure code is selected.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

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

 

Tips

Business rules when changing a Unit of Measure Code

1.  The unit of measure code cannot be spaces.

2.  The unit of measure description may not be less than 3 characters.

3.  The unit of measure over receipt percentage must be between 0 and the Uom Over Receipt % Max specified on System Configuration.

hmtoggle_plus1Code

Purpose

It is populated with the unit of measure code and description from the Unit of Measure table.

 

Tips

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

 

The length must be between 1and 3 characters.

hmtoggle_plus1Decimal Movements Allowed.

Purpose

This checkbox displays the setting as on System Configuration.  If the field Decimal Movements Allowed on the System Configuration table is checked, this field will be checked when the function is opened. If the value for the field on system configuration  is unchecked this checkbox will be disabled and unchecked when opened.

 

The user will not be allowed to uncheck this checkbox, if the selected code is in use on the Part Master table and where the Decimal Movements Allowed field is currently allowed.

 

Use in conjunction with

This checkbox displays the setting as on System Configuration.  If the field Decimal Movements Allowed on theSystem Configuration table is checked, this field will be checked when the function is opened. If the value for the field on system configuration  is unchecked this checkbox will be disabled and unchecked when opened.

hmtoggle_plus1Delete

Purpose

When the Delete button is clicked, the unit of measure record of the selected unit of measure code, on the Unit of Measure table is deleted.

 

Population and Display Rules / Data Source

The Delete button is enabled when an existing unit of measure code is selected.

 

Security Settings / Who can change

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

 

Tips

The operation will not be performed where:

1.  There are still non-stock purchase requisitions linked to this unit of measure.

2.  There are still order lines using this unit of measure.

3.  There are still parts linked to this unit of measure

hmtoggle_plus1Description

Purpose

It displays a short narrative description of the selected unit of measure code (mandatory).

hmtoggle_plus1Over Receipt Percentage

Purpose

Specifies the acceptable over delivery percentage for the selected unit of measure.

 

Please note that this field is not yet applied by the movement functions.

 

Use in conjunction with

The maximum value is governed by the setting UOM Over Receipt % Max on System Configuration.

 

Table

Unit_Of_Measure

Field

Over_Receipt_Percentage

Data Type

Percentage

Minimum Length

It is a Spin Control that can have a minimum value of 0 and a maximum governed by the setting UOM Over Receipt %Max on System Configuration