maybe you can do something like this:

1. Create a Physical file to be used as "Item Extension Description" with
the following fields:
Item, Motor, Horsepower, GearRatio, BoreSize, etc...

2. Use Integrator to define the file as a Secondary file and associate it
to the Item object (if you are using PDM+) or Item Revision (if you are
using EPDM)

3. Define each of the fields as a Discrete Domain, then you can have:

Field Value Alias

4. Add the fields (attributes) in the Item or Item revision card, then
the user can select the value using the "drop down"

5. Develop a user Exit that will concatenate all the fields into the Item

Antonio Rojas
Manager Applications Development
Semtech Corp.
Cell. (805) 216-4651
Office (805) 480-2135

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[MAPICS-L] R6 Integrator question

We are at Release 6. I need to be able to build a part description
based on the attributes of the part, using a series of drop down
selection boxes. For example, from drop down box 1 "gear motor" is
selected, then drop down box 2 displays for a selection of applicable
horsepowers, then drop down box 3 displays for a selection of applicable
gear ratios, then drop down box 4 displays for a selection of applicable
bore sizes. From these selections, I would generate a part description
of "GMTR,.25HP,8.2:1,20MM" to accurately describe this part - a .25
horsepower gear motor with a 8.2:1 gear ratio and a 20mm bore.

Is there a way to do this within Integrator? If so, how might I best
accomplish this? My knowledge of Integrator is somewhat limited, so the
more detail you can provide, the better.


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