Change Part Number Characters Throughout the System

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Change Part Number Characters Throughout the System

This function enables you to change throughout the system particular characters in part numbers. For example you may well want to replace the underscore character for the dash character for part numbers derived from spreadsheet based inventory systems.

Enter any string of characters surrounded in double quote " marks. They must be upper case and there is a limit of 16. Any part number found to contain this string will be changed. The replacement string has similar restrictions. After clicking on Process the Change the system checks that the change is appropriate for those parts found to contain the initial string. An alert message shows the results.

Warning WARNING: This is a powerful feature that should only be done after the datafile has been backed up.

Field

Description

Change Characters From

Enter, between double-quote characters, the character string you want to change in all Part Numbers that contain it.

To

Enter, between double-quote characters, the character string you want to replace the above string with.

Button

Action

Process the Change

To process the character change in all parts on the system.

Compiled in Program Version 3.10. Help data last modified 24 NOV 2001 22:24. Class wSpecialChangePtchar last modified 14 APR 2010 21:36:17.

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