Customer addresses are stored in MBALREP.  I would also love a graphical
data dictionary.  Something that would show all of the files, fields, and
relationships within MAPICS.  It could be a HUGE wall chart, or something
computer based (GUI).  The users need something to understand all of the
files and relationships.


Jeff Ellsworth
Information Systems Manager
Couch and Philippi, Inc.
jellsworth@couchandphilippi.com
714-527-2261
----- Original Message -----
From: Leland, David <dleland@Harter.com>
To: <MAPICS-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 9:07 AM
Subject: RE: Files & field layouts


> Okay, I know how to get field layouts now.  But, I still am in the dark
> as to which files are which.  For example, where does MAPICS now store
> the customer master address info.  And, where would I go to find that
> information if I didn't have this list to ask these questions of?
>
> Dave
>
> > ----------
> > From: Dave Shaw[SMTP:dshaw1@infoave.net]
> > Reply To: MAPICS-L@midrange.com
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 8:57 AM
> > To: MAPICS-L@midrange.com
> > Subject: Re: Files & field layouts
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Leland David <dleland@Harter.com>
> >
> >
> > >I'm sure it's there somewhere but I can't seem to find (in the
> > manuals)
> > >a comprehensive list of files and their field layouts.  Could someone
> > >point me in the right direction?
> >
> > Someone's already mentioned that you can get the reports that used to
> > be in
> > the (late, lamented) Cross Apps Logic Manual by going into Cross
> > Apps/Reports/File Record Layout.  This covers everything except SYSCTL
> > - you
> > can get the SYSCTL (and also the LDA) layouts by going into Cross
> > Apps/Maintenance/Work With Logic Information.  Of course, since all of
> > the
> > files are externally defined EXCEPT SYSCTL you can actually use DSPFFD
> > (or
> > any alternative to DSPFFD you may have on your system) on MAPICS files
> > and
> > get the info.
> >
> > A couple of people have mentioned ERLCOMx and ERLIFMx.  These are
> > neat, but
> > unless something has changed lately they only cover COM and IFM,
> > respectively.  They're generated from the Synon definitions for COM
> > and IFM,
> > and don't exist for the non-Synon modules.
> >
> > ---
> > Dave Shaw, General Nutrition, Greenville, SC
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> > The opinions expressed may not be my employer's unless I'm
> > sufficiently
> > persuasive...
> >
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