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  1. Add Web Service for Links

    Add a web service to maintain the links in Elliott. At the least, the ability to create links on items, customers, etc...

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  2. Always Use Last Cost as PO's Default FOB Cost

    Currently, Elliott decide PO's Default FOB Cost base on the following priority sequence:
    (1) If Vendor Item record exist and set to use "Price Table", then Price Table will be used;
    (2) If PO Setup "20. Default FOB Std Cost On PO's" is set to "Y", then default to Item Std Cost;
    (3) If Vendor Item Record Exist, use the Vendor Item Last Purchase Cost;
    (4) Use Item's Last Cost.

    It had been suggested that we should modify the flag "20. Default FOB Std Cost On PO's ?" to "20. Default PO FOB Cost Method ?" and the possible value…

    2 votes

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  3. AP Transaction Processing - Add distribution level reference

    AP Transaction Processing - Add distribution level reference

    Currently, AP Transaction Processing allows the entry of a Voucher Reference, which ultimately carries through to APDSTHST.APDSTHSTVOUCHERREF for every distribution made against that voucher.

    Propose adding a distribution level reference, allowing a unique reference to be added for each distribution made against a voucher.

    Add APTRXDST.NEWAPDISTREF
    Add APDSTHST.APDSTHST
    DIST_REF
    Add both references to resultant APDISFIL record.

    Expand AP Invoice Import Utility Detail Record Layout to include DIST_REF.

    This is particularly useful when processing vouchers for credit card statements - which often contain a variety of charges…

    3 votes

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  5. A Note Type to Put Literal Into The Body of Note As Part of the Note Body Text

    Currently, user is allowed to defined a note type with literal. In the example provided below, we have a note type "S" with literal. When we create a note with note type S, the literal is really not part of the note even though the literal is displayed. What I really like is the ability to define a note type with literal with the option "28. Put Literal in Note Body" The default is "N". But if user set this flag as "Y", then when a note is created, the literal is part of the note body. The main benefit…

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  6. Order Entry SuperKit processing - allow changes to Cost

    Order Entry SuperKit processing - allow changes to Cost

    In OE Line Item Entry, when processing a SuperKit, expose COPORDOPTUNIT_COST and allow user option to change.

    • See attached for other SuperKit enhancement ideas.
    2 votes

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  7. Attribute screen - allow keyboard entry in date fields.

    Attribute screen - allow keyboard entry in date fields.

    Currently, user must choose date from calendar/date picker control. Would like to see ability to simply enter date via keyboard input.

    4 votes

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  8. Support Location, Product Category and Customer Type to Determine Sales and COGS

    Currently, Elliott allow defining sales and COGS account by location and product category. We are facing with the following complaints:
    (1) User only want to define sales account by product category, not by location. Because of the fix structure, user will have to define all combination of locations and product categories which is a burden.
    (2) Sometime user may miss a combination, as a result the sales and COGS go to the default account causing reconciliation problem. System should make it easier to find potential missing setup problem.
    (3) Some users want to define sales and COGS account by customer…

    3 votes

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  9. Defer processing - Using it with system period control and system Date

    Being able to select Starting and Ending date in deferred processing would be a nice tool to have as it is
    Pre-defined. The accounting department runs the same reports every month and only the starting and ending
    Dates change. Does or can this feature be added easily? Also the option of running a report using the system date in
    Deferred processing would be helpful.

    1 vote

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  10. Allow to use wild card file name and multiple path when attaching documents in Elliott Post Office

    Elliott allows to use a variable on the Attach... field when sending a Post Office email. For example the variable InvNo will automatically attach a document with the invoice number as the file name. This is NICE. I suggest to allow multiple path in case the documents are in different folders and to allow wildcard. So instead of $InvNo$.pdf I can define $InvNo$.. For example if the invoice number is 123456, Elliott will attach 123456.DOC, 123456A.PDF etc. In addition user should be able to define different path so it can be something like M:\ELLIOTT8\DOC1\$InvNo$., M:\ELLIOTT8\DOC2\$InvNo$.

    3 votes

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  11. Show non-inventory items on picking list by bills

    When printing a picking list by bill it does not show non-inventory tracked items. I need the non-inventory items that are a part of produc t structures to show up on picking list by bills.

    2 votes

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  12. wild card search

    It would be very beneficial to have a wild card search. Example: When searching in inventory we only have the benefits of searching the beginning of the description, part number, substitute item,etc. It would be very helpful to put a word in and have it search all of the descriptions and item numbers and show all items that have the same string of characters wherever they happen to be.

    4 votes

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  13. Total for number of orders by item,Product category,customer, ship-to on summary, brief and detail COP reports

    When running the COP open orders report it would be nice in the sub total area to know how many orders by item,Product category,customer, ship-to on summary, brief and detail COP reports.

    Currently QTY, B/O Qty, Value are all being totaled except the number of orders. It appears there would be space to allow for this in the standard reports.

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  14. Looking for the ability to change promise date on PO after Print and have Delivery Performance Report acknowledge the updated date

    We constantly need to change internal priorities for deliveries after the PO has been issued to the vendor. We change the promise date to reflect this. Unfortunately the Delivery Performance Report isn't able to account for this. It still reads the original date. The vendor shouldn't be held accountable for our internal change of priority. It makes this report unusable for us. Can there be an option for the delivery report to read the adjusted promise date and not the original?

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  15. Allow Vendor Account Inquiry in PO# order

    Our Vendor POs often have multiple line items delivered over two or three months. A display in PO number order would assist in checking the current status of that POs invoice/payment history.

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  16. Change the GL Reference for PO Receiving.

    Use the PO#-Rel-Line no,-Item number as the reference instead of the current structure that shows the meaningless PO Doc #.

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  17. Add Support for POCOMFIL to Export Processor

    When entering a purchase order and adding F2 comments on the line item screen, the comments are stored in the POCOMFIL table. Currently the Export Processor does not support exporting the information from this file.

    We propose adding support for this file.

    1 vote

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  19. Resolve Cost Adjustment Issues Across Multiple Asset Accounts

    Resolve Cost Adjustment Issues Across Multiple Asset Accounts

    Currently, if you post a Cost Adjustment to an item that has QOH in multiple locations, with a different assigned GL Asset Account per location (via material cost type/location account control), the system defaults to writing the entire adjustment (qty summed across all locations) to the asset account indicated by the transaction location. If posted, this creates immediate discrepancy between effected GL Asset Account balances and the Stock Status by GL Report. Would like to see the system pre-fill distributions to accommodate this scenario, allowing user to choose final distribution account(s) to…

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  20. Add Job Number to IM/AR/AP distribution files

    Add Job Number, etc. to IM/AR/AP/etc. distribution files (similar to BMDISFIL)

    The new BMDISFIL is a tremendous source of information, containing far more relevant fields from the originating transaction than the other distribution files. Would like to see the other subledger files expanded to include relevant data from the originating transaction, similar to the BMDISFIL, including but not limited to the job number.

    2 votes

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