Caliach Vision Feature Enhancements up to V2.1000

F0272 - Sales Document Configuration

Date: 11 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 40, platforms: All

Description: You can now design Sales Document Configurations which provide a rules-based mechanism for sales quotation, order, estimate or job creation, where the user makes choices using a wizard window. The configurator supports the creation of new parts with BoMs, routes and other associated data. It also supports many user-interface field types including headed lists and subwindows which can be customised.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wSOConfigMaint, wSOConfigWizard, and many more

F0273 - Ad Hoc Graphical Analysis

Date: 11 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 50, platforms: All

Description: Ad Hoc Graphs has been added to the file menu. This tool enables you to design a variety of graphical outputs for the analysis results from any data on the system. You can make full use of all standard data selection interfaces. In general, and as a consequence of this new feature, all user data selection interfaces (as used for reports) have been improved with a new context menu and universal ScratchPad drag-and-drop combinational search. (For example, see the updated help for the Part Selection subwindow.)

Get around: None

Caliach response: wAdHocGraphs, wAdHocGraphsMaint, wGraphsSub

F0274 - Improved report search notification

Date: 15 Sep 2004, version: 2.1000, rating: 25, platforms: All

Description: Provide a generic search criteria text system for all standard reports and standard data selection interfaces which shows only the restrictive entries made by the user and accommodates custom searches, scratchpad and keyword searches. NOTE: Virtually all standard listing-type reports have been modified to accommodate this change. Any custom report classes copied from previous OpenVision version classes using the old verbose method of notification will still work, as before. However, they can be updated by copying the fields typically in the total section from the appropriate new report class. The new notification text is available as a single kJstExtended field with $dataname=MEMORY.m_ReportSearch.

Get around: None

Caliach response: MEMORY.m_ReportSearch

F0275 - Parts set to batch tracking auto-batch assignment

Date: 12 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 25, platforms: All

Description: When a part with a physical quantity is set to batch tracked in either Part Maintenance or Global Changes any multi-locations without a batch identifier will be assigned one and any float stock will have a batch location created for it automatically. Actions will have comments appended to the location record.

Get around: None

Caliach response: oProcessStock, wPtmEdit, wPtmGlobal

F0277 - New Inventory - Print Stock Location Reports function

Date: 14 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Provides reporting of multi-stock locationsreporting of multi-stock locations with a new full-feature selection subwindow and custom report type 'Sto'.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wStoPrint, wStoSelect, rStoListing, rStoValue, sStoUser

F0278 - Additional Sales History Analysis reports for 12 months or years

Date: 21 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: A new subtype (6) of sales history reports has been added which provides for 12 months or years of data to be printed. 2 new reports (by value with graph and by quantity) have been added.

Get around: None

Caliach response: rSahAnalSQ12, rSahAnalSV12

F0279 - Additional Sales History current and standard cost fields

Date: 24 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 30, platforms: All

Description: Two fields of current and standard costs have been added to the sales history file. These are set to 0.000 for history generated prior to V2.1000. Thereafter, they are set to the parts current local cost value for the dispatch quantity. There is a new option for Part reports in the sales history reports. There is also a new Calculate Sales History Costs window (accessible through File -- Advanced -- Special Functions that can be used to retrospectively populate history data.

Get around: None

Caliach response: SAHCOSC, SAHCOSS, oProcessSales, wSahPrint, wSpecialCalcSahCosts

F0280 - Create Work Orders from Sales Orders now also creates Purchase Orders

Date: 24 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: The Sales Order menu item Create Work Orders from Order has been changed to Create Supply Orders from Order. This function operates on the Sales Order Maintenance window and will open the MRP Purchase Order Recommendations and/or MRP Work Order Recommendations window and gives them the title of Create Purchase/Work Orders from Sales Order.

Get around: None

Caliach response: mSalesOrders, wMrpWoList, wMrpWoList, wSoMaint

F0281 - Find and Replace Functionality added for Group and User access in Link Maintenance

Date: 27 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The Link System Maintenance has had Group and User Access added to the link listing. The Replace Selected function has been extended to provide for add, remove and replace capability to Group and User Access. It is controlled through the sort order chosen on the list.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wLinkMaint

F0282 - Stock Location Maintenance Inventory Feature Added

Date: 27 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 30, platforms: All

Description: A Stock Multi-Location Maintenance window has been added accessible through a new Process -- Inventory -- Stock Location Maintenance menu function. This function enables you to build a list of locations and mass-change the location or mass-delete empty locations.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wStoMaint

F0283 - Data Peek and Poke selection by range and sort order features added

Date: 27 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The Data Peek and Poke Special Function now has a tab pane, the second pane provides for Range Selection for those files that have a search interface. This operates with all the normal ScratchPad interactivity and is an alternative means of populating the list to the record sequence number selection. In addition, after building the list, you can re-sort it on any column (field) using a dropdown list of field names.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wSpecialDataEdit

F0284 - Stock History Last Movement Report option to load ScratchPad added

Date: 27 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: An additional option has been added to the Process -- Inventory History -- Print Movement Reports Part Last Movement report type. The Options window now has a Load ScratchPad if date before checkbox and date field. You can therefore load all 'obsolete' parts into the ScratchPad.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wSthMoveOptions, wSthPrint

F0285 - Delete Part with All History now has multiple part capability

Date: 27 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The Delete a Part With All Its History Special Function now has an Automatic Delete from ScratchPad Selection option that allows you to delete a selection of parts from the ScratchPad in a mass-delete mode.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wSpecialPartDelete

F0286 - The Message Box now supports Reply and Multiple Recipients

Date: 28 Jan 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The File -- Message Box has a new Reply function which operates in a similar manner to typical email client software. In addition you can now select multiple-recipients for a message using the Adress list.

Get around: None

Caliach response: wMessages

F0287 - Work Order Sortages Picking List sort options added

Date: 1 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The Print Shortages Reports window now permits sort by part or preferred location options for the Picking List report type.

Get around: Custom rWosPicklist.

Caliach response: rWosPicklist, wWosPrint

F0288 - Log WO Performance options to edit planned times added

Date: 1 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: You can now use the optWOHistoryEditPlan option in Settings Maintenance at any level to permit the editing of planned hours in the Log Work Order Performance window. This is useful if you have route operations that are alternates. Typically, if this were the case one operation would have valid hours (the default) and the other would have zero hours set in the route (the alternative). When you use the alternative operation, you need to zero the work history planned hours otherwise these will contribute to the cost of the WO (this is becuase where no actual hours are set for an operation, the planned hours are costed).

Get around: None

Caliach response: optWOHistoryEditPlan, wWohPerform

F0290 - Options added for PO, SO/Job and WO Preparation History to record date change

Date: 4 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Three options have been added which control whether Order Preparation History is recorded when order dates are changed. optPOPrepDateChange, optSOPrepDateChange and optWOPrepDateChange options have been added for Order Preparation History. {Previously: R0102}

Get around: None

Caliach response: oProcessPurch, oProcessSales, oProcessWorks, optPOPrepDateChange, optSOPrepDateChange, optWOPrepDateChange, taCapacity, wCplTransfer, wSalesMove, wWkoDates

F0291 - Goods Receipt - bar code scanning of supplier S/Ns

Date: 22 Apr 2004, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: Event control has been added to accomodate barcode scanning in the Serial Number Creation on PO Receipt window. {Previously: R0185}

Get around: Use two people!

Caliach response: wSnoPoCreate

F0292 - Add option to extend part Do not auto-update cost functinality

Date: 15 Sep 2004, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: There is now a system-level option that can extend the part Prohibit auto-cost-update control. If the option optPartCostNoUpdate is set to 1, when a part has the Prohibit auto-cost-update control on, part costs are not updated during Confirm PO Prices or Invoice Verification. {Previously: R0195}

Get around: None

Caliach response: optPartCostNoUpdate, oProcessPurch

F0293 - Shop Floor Data - accidental recording of full quantity completion

Date: 11 Nov 2004, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: There is now a user-level option, optWOShopDefaultZero, if set to 1, in Shopfloor Work Operation Data Collection receipt quantity will default to zero rather than the available receipt quantity for the operation. {Previously: R0202}

Get around: None

Caliach response: optWOShopDefaultZero, wWohShop

F0294 - Receive Goods From PO - no over-delivery warning

Date: 11 Nov 2004, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: When receiving goods, if the operator enters a quantity that is greater than the ordered quantity + the variance, the system correctly reduces the quantity to the maximum allowable. However, NO warning is given, so less stock can be entered on the system than is actually delivered. This is a big problem for us. For SO dispatch, an OK message is displayed warning of the over-delivery. Can we have the same for PO receipt? {Previously: R0204}

Get around: Check quantity carefully after tabbing out of field.

Caliach response: wPolReceive

F0295 - WO Kit Return - full return with no quantities not allowing to mark as unkitted

Date: 9 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: To Cancel or Remake a fully kitted Work Order you can now click on the Work Order Kit and Item Issue or Return window Full Return button and manually zero all the returned kit quantities in the list. This will cause all the kit to be scrapped and the WO will be marked as unkitted. In this condition you can then Cancel or Delete the WO or simply re-kit and re-manufacture the balance due at the time of the full return.

Get around: Check quantity carefully after tabbing out of field.

Caliach response: wWoKitIssue

F0296 - Work History Operation Comments added

Date: 17 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Normally Work History Operation Comments are not recorded. However, there is now an option, optWOHistOpCom, that permits the recording of comments when work operation history is recorded. When the option is set to 1, the Work Operation History Comments window is made available for each Shopfloor or Log WO Performance entry. If set to 2, it additionally opens for Receive WO and Backflush WO. With this option set to 1 or 2 you can use the option optWOHistOpComment for default comment text.

Get around: None

Caliach response: optWOHistOpCom, optWOHistOpComment, rWohCost, rWohEfficiency, rWohList, wWoAssyRecv, wWoBackflush, wWohPerform, wWohPrint, wWohShop

F0297 - Sales Item Configuration for Jobs now have different part number prefix to SOs

Date: 17 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 30, platforms: All

Description: A new prefix for parts configured in Estimates or Jobs has been added to Company Details Maintenance. This enables you to distinguish between parts created in Sales Orders and Jobs.

Get around: None

Caliach response: MCDCONJ, cStartup, rCompany, wMcdEdit

F0298 - Work Tracking records no have a seperate posted flag for when costs are posted to a WO

Date: 17 Feb 2005, version: 2.1000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: A new WO Posted flag has been added to the work tracking file. This is used to identify whether costs have been posted to a Work Order. On upgrade to V2.1000, any tracking records that have been market as Cost Posted are set to WO Posted. Non-WO tracking records are always marked as WO Posted. For more details see the Work Tracking Analysis window.

Get around: None

Caliach response: WTKWOPT, wWtkAnal, wWtkInput, wWtkOptions, wWtkRecords, wWtkSelect

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