This article contains definitions for many of the words and terms found in the xTuple ERP user interface. For additional definitions not found here, please consult the xTuple ERP Reference Guide Glossary.
Act. Iss. — Actual quantity (of Inventory) issued to a Work Order
Act. Qty. per — Actual quantity per (relative to another quantity)
Adjust Qty. Per per Config. Qty. — Adjust the Quantity Per according to the Configuation Quantity
All PO #s — All Purchase Order Numbers
Allow Pull-Through — Permit the backflushing of Work Order Operations.
Alt. Capacity Units — Alternate Capacity Units of --that is, alternate Units of Measure you can use to view the capacity of your operation
Alt. Phone — Alternate Phone Number
Annodizing Purchase Request —This term is not used. Please ignore.
A/P — Accounts Payable
APOPEN — This term is not used. Please ignore.
A/R — Accounts Receivable
A required total Qty. Per was specified but not met. Please correct the problem before continuing. — You specified a required Quantity Per but this original specification was not satisfied. Please correcdt the problem before continuing.
AROPEN — This term is not used. Please ignore.
Assort. — Assortment (i.e., a grouping of similar manufactured items for sale)
Bank Rec. Post: — Date on which a Bank Reconciliation was posted
BOO Item Image — Image associated with Bill of Operations Line Item
Breeder — A kind of item/process used in manufacturing (you should Google this term
By-Prod. — By-Product
by Sales Volume in first Period — This parameter defined the sort order of data in some sales analysis displays. If selected, data will be sorted in descending order. The customer having the largest sales volume in the first selected Calendar Period will appear at the top of the list.
C/D — Cash Deposit
Change W/O Quantity... — Change the quantity of the Work Order
Co-Prod. — Co-Product
Cost Mod. — Cost modifier (an amount the Cost of an item will be modified or changed by)
Count Tags — [From Glossary] The tool used to spearhead Inventory counts. A Count Tag collects Inventory count totals-either independently or from affiliated Count Slips-to determine the actual Quantity on Hand for an individual Item. When posted, the Count Tag total replaces the Quantity on Hand balance displayed in the system.
CRM — Customer Relationship Management
Create P/O — Create Purchase Order
Create P/R — Create Purchase Request
Create W/O — Create Work Order
Cust. P/O # — The Purchase Order # your Customer gave you when they placed a Sales Order with you
Customer Type Pattern — The system support regular expressions; so this phrase appears when you want to locate a group of Customers by a pattern of Customer Types
Days of Stock at Reorder Level — A variable used when updating the Reorder Levels for Item Sites. The average daily usage of an Item Site will be multiplied by this value to determine the new, updated Reorder Levels. [From Glossary - Reorder Level: Specifies when a Planned Replenishment Order should be created for an Item Site. If Planned Availability falls below the Reorder Level, then a Replenishment Order will be created when Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is run. The quantity of the Replenishment Order will be enough to restore Planned Availability back to the Reorder Level-or to the Order Up To (OUT) Level, if the OUT Level is greater. Reorder Levels are defined on the Item Site master.]
D/M — Debit Memo
ECN # — Engineering Change Number
Enter Misc. Inventory Count... — Create a _miscellaneous_ count of Inventory--as opposed to a more formal count using Count Tags.
E&xt. Reference: — External Reference
Ext. Cost — Extended Cost
Ext. Price — Extended Price
Ext'd Cost — Extended Cost
Ext'd Price — Extended Price
Extended — See below
Extended Price — Example: 200 items x $1.50 = $300 // The extended price is $300
Fixed Days — Established number of days
G/L — General Ledger
I/M — Inventory Management
Invc. Date — Invoice Date
Initializing the C/P Module — Setting up (or loading) the Capacity Planning Module
Initializing the M/S Module — Setting up (or loading) the Manufacturing Scheduling Module
Initializing the P/M Module — Setting up (or loading) the Project Management Module
Initializing the S/A Module — Setting up (or loading) the Sales Analysis Module
Issue Count Tag... — Issue a Count Tag for counting Inventory in a formalized way. [From Glossary - Count Tag: The tool used to spearhead Inventory counts. A Count Tag collects Inventory count totals-either independently or from affiliated Count Slips-to determine the actual Quantity on Hand for an individual Item. When posted, the Count Tag total replaces the Quantity on Hand balance displayed in the system.]
Item COS Recognition — The Cost of Goods Sold (COS) recognition method for Work Order Items.
Item Site Lead Time — The lead time for an Item Site. [From Glossary - Lead Time: An Item control which specifies the number of days required to either procure or manufacture an Item. For purchased Items, lead time refers to days required to procure. For manufactured Items, lead time refers to days required to produce. Lead times are specified at the Item Site level.]
Line Items: — Example: A sales order has many line items. Each line item is a different item you are selling to the customer.
Link Shield — A risk-scoring service provided by the YourPay Credit Card payment gateway.
LT — Lead Time
Mar. % — Profit margin percentage
Mark Distributions as Posted — Ignore this.
M/C — Ignore this
Mfg. — Manufactured
MPS — Master Production Scheduling; the process of planning production to meet the demands of current and forecasted orders.
Multiply Located — About Inventory Items: they can be stored in multiple Locations within a Warehouse
N/A — Not Applicable
Netable — Describes Warehouse Location where Inventory is included as part of the "Net" Inventory valuation
Outside Proc. — Outside Process (i.e., manufacturing work done by a company outside your factory)
P/D — Product Definition
Planner Code — [From Glossary - Planner: Those employees of a company responsible for planning, scheduling, or procurement. Planner Code: A planning mechanism designed to categorize Items within designated codes.]
P/O — Purchase Order
P/O # — Purchase Order Number
Pri. — Priority
Price Mod. — Price modifier (an amount the Price of an item will be modified or changed by)
Print Packing List Batch by Ship Via — Print Packing Lists in batch mode by Transportation company
Print S/A Special Calendar Form — Print Report for special Sales Analysis Calendar
Print Traveler... — Print the Work Order Traveler. [From Glossary - A collection of printed documents which accompanies a Work Order. Traveler documents may include the Pick List, Routing, or Packing List. Also known as a "Work Order Traveler" or "shop traveler."]
Proj. Qty. per — Projected Quantity Per
Proj. Req — Projected Material Requirements
Pull — An Inventory issue method in which component Items are automatically deducted from Inventory at the time of Work Order explosion. Synonymous with backflushing.
Purch. — Purchased
Push — An Inventory issue method in which component Items must be specifically selected for issuance to a Work Order.
QOH — Quantity on Hand
Qtr — Quarter (as in, Fiscal Year Quarter)
Qty. Break — Quantity discount. For example, 1 piece costs $10 each; however, if you buy 100 pieces, the cost is $9 each.
Qty. Per — Quantity relative to some Unit of Measure
Qty. per Var. — Quantity relative to another quantity
Reorder Lvl. — Reorder Level (Inventory level when Inventory needs to be replenished)
Question Saving %1 — A database error message indicating there was a question raised when saving the document represented by %1.
Question Saving Address — A database error message indicating there was a question raised when saving an address.
Ref. — Reference
Reorder Lvl. — Specifies when a Planned Replenishment Order should be created for an Item Site. If Planned Availability falls below the Reorder Level, then a Replenishment Order will be created when Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is run. The quantity of the Replenishment Order will be enough to restore Planned Availability back to the Reorder Level-or to the Order Up To (OUT) Level, if the OUT Level is greater. Reorder Levels are defined on the Item Site master.
Run MPS by Planner Code — Run the Master Production Scheduling system by Planner Code
Running Availability... — The current total quantity available for an Item; running means "current" or "real time/constantly updated".
Sandbox Window — Ignore this
Selected PO #: — Selected Purchase Order Number
Show Inventory &Value — Include the monetary value of Inventory in the display
Show Reorder Exceptions — Include reorder exceptions in the display. [From Glossar - Reorder Exception: An indication that an Item Site's projected Availability will drop below the Reorder Level for the Item Site. Reorder Exceptions are a type of Event.]
Show Unposted Count Tags — Include Count Tags which have not yet been posted in the display.
snooze — Fall asleep briefly; take a nap
S/O — Sales Order
S/O # — Sales Order Number
(sp) — The (sp) means "empty space" — you can ignore it; it looks like you don't need to add a space. Just translate the word before (sp)
S/R — Shipping and Receiving
Seq# — Sequence Number
Ship Date — Date when an Order is shipped from a factory
Tag # — Count Tag Number
Tax Authority — An authority (e.g., federal, state, municipal government) which collects taxes.
Threshold Days — A specified upper limit (i.e., threshold) of days.
Tooling — A kind of Item required in the manufacturing process (e.g., hammer, wrench, etc.)
Total Backlog — Total quantity of sales backlog. [From Glossary - backlog: Refers to Sales Orders that have either not yet been shipped-or have been shipped but are not yet
Total Cost Modifier — Total of all Cost modifiers for an item
Total Price Modifier — Total of all Price modifiers for an item
Total Qty. Per Required — The total Quantity Per required should be equal to the following
Total Qty. Per should equal — The total Quantity Per value should be equal to the followinginvoiced.]
UOM — Unit of Measure
Utilities — Software Tools (e.g., spam filter)
Vend. Item# — Vendor Item Number (the number a Vendor uses for an Item; your internal item # may be different)
Vendor Type Pattern — The system support regular expressions; so this phrase appears when you want to locate a group of Vendors by a pattern of Vendor Types
Voucher Register — A historical list of voucher transactions (like a Check Register, but for Vouchers.
WIP Location — The site Location where Work in Process (WIP) finished goods are located during Work Order processing.
W/O — Work Order
W/O # — Work Order Number
XComboBox — Ignore this-translate the words around it
XListView — Ignore this-translate the words around it
QuoteLine — Ignore this-translate the words around it
XListDialog — Ignore this-translate the words around it
You are changing the open amount [the amount due to the Vendor] of this A/P Open Item [an open item is an amount you owe a Vendor]. If you do not post a G/L Transaction [post a correction to the General Ledger] to distribute [correctly handle] this change [in the amount you owe] then the A/P Open Item total will be out of balance with the A/P Trial Balance(s) [your trial balance will be wrong because you did not post a correction to the General Ledger]. Are you sure that you want to save this change [to the open item amount]?
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