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Using Date Shortcuts

How to use date shortcuts in xTuple. Learn how to quickly enter the current date, future dates, past dates, relative dates by the month or year, and more using simple keyboard shortcuts.

QuickStart Wizard

Get started quickly loading your data with the xTuple QuickStart Wizard. Learn how the QuickStart Wizard can guide you through the initial setup process. The QuickStart Wizard is available for sale in the xTuple app store.

Configuring Inventory — Part 2

Discover more about the inventory module configuration. Explore default settings for shipping and receiving.

Bills of Materials — Part 1

Get started understanding how bills of materials (BOMs) are defined. Learn about batch sizes, tooling items, pick list items, and how to attach documents to BOMs.

Bills of Materials — Part 2

Learn about expiration and effectivity dates, creating child work orders at parent work order explosion, aggregating demand, fixed quantity items, scrap percentage, issue methods, engineering change notices (ECN #), execution day calculations, and item substitutions.

Copying Items

Detailed explanation of how to copy items. Explore creating target item numbers, copying BOMs and routings; item sites, item sources, and pricing considerations.

Product Costing

How products are costed, with an emphasis on standard costing. Explore manufactured and purchased item costing, standard costing, average costing, job costing, and user-defined costing elements.

Revision Control

How to enable revision control on bills of materials (BOMs). Learn about several other topics including enabling revision, activating, deactivating, and pending revisions, and how to create a work order from an inactive revision.

Routings — Part 1

Get started learning about work order routings. Topics include bills of operations, standard operations, effectivity dates, expiration dates, final location tracking, and tooling references.

Routings — Part 2

Explore costing and other issues related to routings. Topics include setup and run times, labor cost reporting, production units of measure (UOM), posting operations, backflushing operations, mixed material issue methods, overlapping operations, and detailed routing instructions.