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Re: Part Number Handling

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Auto Repair Coach wrote:Ric,
Thanks for that, I now understand.
But why enter the same part number four times to represent four different parts? That seems to be were the issue starts.
My method would be to add another digit to the number. Looking at your example BELT would be G7440, lamp - W7440.....[Second thought BELT would be B7440, lamp L7440]
If you do this, those parts can't be ordered or checked against inventory when looking parts up from catalogs. Generating your own part numbers is ill advised.

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Any updates on these?

Still looking for.....

1. Duplicate part number handling
2. Fractional input of scanned parts.
3. Alternate part number handling.
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Re: Part Number Handling

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Checking into this Ric. All of my requests are still there.
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Ric,
All three requests are in for development consideration but no ETA at this time. Sorry I cannot give a better answer.
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Just ran into another case where one of my techs could not enter a part since there was another part with the same number but different line codeS.


Still looking for.....

1. Duplicate part number handling
2. Fractional input of scanned parts.
3. Alternate part number handling.

Jeesh guys! This thread is 3 YEARS OLD!!!!!!!
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Yes it is. We are in a "clean up phase" and moving through requests like this at this point. Hopefully it will be addressed in the near future during this process. I put in another note for it.
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Any updates on these?

Still looking for.....

1. Duplicate part number handling
2. Fractional input of scanned parts.
3. Alternate part number handling.

And now we have the issue with superseded parts. Looking for an update as these issues are nearly 4 years old. Really?
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