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E1: 42: Print Messages Preference (P40305/P40162) (Doc ID 625434.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Processing - Version XE and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne CRM Sales Order Entry - Version XE and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Entry - Version XE and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Management - Version XE and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



The Print Message preference allows additional Print Messages to be specified based on the Item Number, the Item Group, or a combination of Item Number, Item Group and Customer, Customer Group. A print message can be specified on the order header, the order detail, and/or in the processing options of the individual print program.

Programs Affected: Print Message preferences work with the following distribution UBEs:

The system will search for ALL eligible Print Messages that apply for a given order based on the preference hierarchy. It will print the message for every hit in the hierarchy (sometimes causing the same message to print multiple times). Print Messages can be entered by branch/plant for each level of the hierarchy. If the same Print Message applies to all branch/plants for a given hierarchy, leave the branch/plant field blank on the Print Message Revision screen. Print Message setup determines which document types on which the preference Print Messages are to print.

Print Messages must be defined at the detail (item) level rather than the header (customer) level. For example, a user cannot enter a print message for a customer across all items, but it is possible to enter a print message on item across all customers or for a specific Item/Customer combination. The Preference Hierarchy (P40073) screen is input inhibited for invalid combinations, when the correct preference hierarchy is selected. For print messages, Preference Hierarchy Type 05 should be used.

Print Messages Preference is not added to Sales Order Detail (F4211) table, there is no need to set up or attach a version of Preference Selection (R40400) to Sales Order Entry (P4210) program.


 This document details the functionality of Print Messages Preference Profiles.


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In this Document
 Setup for Print Messages Preference
 Resolution of Preference Print Message Value in F4211 during Sales Order Entry (P4210)
 Logic Governing Printing of Print Message on Print Pick Slips (R42520) and Print Invoices (R42565)
 Test Cases
 Frequently Asked Questions
 Question 1: Is there a way to get the print message from the "ship to" on the pick slip or invoice?
 Question 2: Can the Print Message Preference used in Print Pick Slips (R42520) also be used for Purchase Order Print (R43500)?

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