• Subject: RE: Files & field layouts
  • From: "Jones, Steve" <SJones@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 06:55:04 -0400

ERLCOMx does have order history.  Just press Enter from the COM order data
base screen and you will see history.  Pressing F12 will take you back to
open.  I called MAPICS about getting a file flowchart for XA5 COM and one is
not available yet.  

Steve Jones
Sr. Programmer/Analyst
Sjones@hpproducts.net <mailto:Sjones@hpproducts.net> 



        -----Original Message-----
        From:   Ashworth, Thomas R. [SMTP:TAshwort@altecmm.com]
        Sent:   Tuesday, June 08, 1999 3:42 PM
        To:     'MAPICS-L@midrange.com'
        Subject:        RE: Files & field layouts

        I recall seeing one of the messages in this thread referring to
ERLCOMv
        (where v is the XA version number).  If you access the COM Database
Overview
        via the hotkey F9, it will give the equivalent of the nifty
flowchart for
        the Open Database side.  Be aware that it does not give the
corresponding
        info on the COM History database.

        I have copies of both the COM Order Database and the History
Database and
        find them to be absolutely irreplaceable when working on support
programs.
        I will offer my time and effort to copy them to either a Word or
Excel file
        if anyone would like to receive them directly as attachments.

        regards,
        Tom Ashworth
        MIS Manager, Altec Lansing Technologies Inc.
        Routes 6 & 209
        Milford,  PA  18337
        tashwort@altecmm.com            570-296-1276

        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: Leland, David [SMTP:dleland@Harter.com]
        > Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 12:08 PM
        > To:   'MAPICS-L@midrange.com'
        > 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
        > > To subscribe to the MAPICS-l mailing list send email to
        > > MAPICS-L-SUB@midrange.com
        > > The opinions expressed may not be my employer's unless I'm
        > > sufficiently
        > > persuasive...
        > > 
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