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IM1400 Inventory Management Clear Item Accumulators

Clear Item Accumulators

Application Overview

 The Inventory Item File contains eight running totals (accumulators), which need to be cleared, from time to time, such as at the start of a new period or a new year, and this application performs that function. This procedure also updates the current period field in I/M Setup. 

 If you use Clear Item Accumulators application to clear period‑to‑date accumulators then you may not use the Recalculate Reorder Fields application to do forecasting.

 When you clear the period-to-date fields, it will move the current period amounts in the Inventory Item File to the Inventory History File, and update the current period.  By clearing these period-to-date fields during your period ending procedures, a history report and a history graph may be created which depicts PTD quantity sold, PTD Sales Amount, PTD usage and PTD cost amount.


Run Instructions

 Select Clear Item Accumulators from the pull down I/M Processing window.  The following screen will then be displayed:



Clear Item Accumulators Entry Screen

 The following options are available:

    • Select the desired mode from the Clear Item Accumulators menu bar
    • Enter the data requested on the screen

     To return to the menu bar, press the ESC or F10 key. To leave this application, press X for EXIT when positioned at the menu bar.

    Entry Field Descriptions



    Type and Description

    Clear Period‑to‑Date Fields ?

    Y or N.

    Enter Y to clear period to date fields or N to decline.  

    This field defaults to N.

    Clear Year‑to‑Date Fields ?

    Y or N.

    Enter Y to clear year to date fields or N to decline.

    This field defaults to N.





    Clear Item Accumulators


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