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Translation Glossary

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.

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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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