Product Management System Control Records

This section describes the System Control Records that are used by the Product Management System.  System Control Records are stored in the Textdata File (File240) and they are used to determine the behavior of various programs in the Product Management System.  This section briefly describes the Textdata records that are used by the PMS system.   These and other Textdata record types are described in more detail in the Textdata and the Security Application Notes. 

Type

Code

Ident

Text

Description

SCR

INVENTRY

ACR

WHS

ATL

RMA

Determines the inventory locations in which inventory  items should be created automatically when a new catalog record is created.  The name of each location in which the item should be created should be entered on a separate line in the text field of the Textdata record with a carriage return at the end of each line.

SCR

INVENTRY

CIN

-FIELD1-

-FIELD2-

Determines which fields are NOT normalized or copied from the Catalog to the Inventory Items for the Catalog record when a new catalog record is created.  The names of the fields to be skipped by the normalization process should be entered on a separate line in the text field of the record, preceded by a dash and followed by a dash and a carriage return.

SCR

SECURITY

VDF

54,30,V,

This record is used for field level access security. The record controls access to specific fields in all VDF programs where the field can be accessed for editing.  The fields to be restricted should be entered on separate lines in the Text portion of the Textdata record in the format of FILE#,FIELD#,CODE

where the code can be set to N (no access) or V (view only access).  If the field is not specified in the record, or the code field is left blank, the field will not be restricted.  Note:  The format of the lines is important make sure you have 3 commas for all records.  Please see the Security Application Note for more information about field level security options.

 

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