I believe the restriction is 9 characters and not 8. You can use 10 character workstation names as long as first 9 are unique. BPCS prefixes workstation name with letter "Q" to generate workstation data area. If more than one workstation has the same first 9 letters they will be sharing the same OUTQ and JOBQ settings, which in some shops is not a problem. As far as workstation specific processes such as Shop Order release, Pick Confirm, Billing etc. having 10 characters workstation name is not a problem. Hope this helps. Regards, Yan Shargorodsky Impact Information Technologies One Ivybrook Boulevard Suite 190 Ivyland PA 18974 Office (215) 443-9401 x 322 Mobile (215) 534-1939 Fax (215) 443-8800 "Certz" <certz@americanmetalpro To: "BPCS-L \(E-mail\)" <BPCS-L@midrange.com> ducts.com> cc: Sent by: Fax to: email@example.com Subject: Long display device names in BPCS om 02/22/02 01:55 PM Please respond to bpcs-l This is a multi-part message in MIME format. -- [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] Hello all, We are on BPCS 6.0.02 PLF January Cumulative PTF with many BMR's on top of that. I know there is a restriction on the length of display device names to a length of 8. My boss has asked me to find a way to allow 10 character device names with the version of BPCS our company is currently on. I can not shorten the device name. That is not an option. (That is what I am currently doing.) What would I neet to change in order to make the software work correctly? We are considering upgrading to V8. Does V8 support 10 character device names? Sincerely, Chris Ertz -- _______________________________________________ This is the SSA's BPCS ERP System (BPCS-L) mailing list To post a message email: BPCS-L@midrange.com To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/bpcs-l or email: BPCS-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/bpcs-l.
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