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WS: 32: FAQ Configurator Management (Doc ID 1535698.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2021

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Configurator - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 To document the frequently asked questions regarding Configuration Management

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Can punctuation, such as a comma, or special characters be used in entering a configured answer for a segment that is set up as required or optional if the segment is defined as alphanumeric?
 Question 2: Can lower case alpha characters be used to answer a segment set up as alphanumeric?
 Question 3: Is it possible to bypass Configured Item Specification Entry (P3294) when creating a Credit Order on a configured item?
 Question 4: In the Configurator module, what files will eventually require purging due to large file sizes?
 Question 5: In the Configured Item Specifications program (P3294) the Default Value (DVAL) column only displays a 20 character field, however the data dictionary says 40. Can 40 be displayed?
 Question 6: Attempting to ship a configured item that has been returned to stock. Entering a new sales order for the item with a S Line Type as to not generate a work order. But the components display on the sales order. Is there a process to create sales orders for configured inventory that is already in stock?
 Question 7: How to Reference an External Program in Configurator Advanced Rules?
 Question 8: In World, are interbranch/intercompany orders supported with Configurator (System 32)?
 Question 9: In the Configurator Assembly Inclusion Rules for rule type X, there is a field labeled Price Roll Up. What is the functionality of that field?
 Question 10: Is there a way to have the V3294 Specification Entry window in configuration order entry double-cycle?
 Question 11: If you want to enter data in one segment's field and have other related fields be returned by the system so you can accept or change them before entering the final configuration, is there any way to do this?
 Question 12: How do you change the default value from a P to a C Rule Type on the screen V329301 Assembly Inclusion Rules - Where Used Inquiry.
 Question 13: How To Use Quote Orders For Configured Items?
 Question 14: We have an existing configurator table defined for which we need to change the keys. How might we handle this so our downtime is minimal?
 Question 15: Is it possible to convert a manufactured item (stocking type M) to a configured item (stocking type C)?
 Question 16: Is it possible to consume the same configured item as the one in the sales order?
 Question 17: Regarding Configurator Assembly Inclusion Rules. When setting up calculations, is there a list of fields that can be used from the Sales Order Detail file?
 Question 18: What are references to external fields always related to?
 Question 19: How To Change Configured Quantity If The Parts List Is Attached To The Work Order?
 Question 20: Upgraded to A9.3.1 from A73.9 and Cross Segment Editing Rules do not prevent the sales order from creating when an incorrect value is selected. 
 Question 21: The existing run time message for P3291, P3292 and P3294 on menu G3241 in Menu Revisions (P00908) does not work. How do you set up a run time message?
 Question 22: Can a Configured Sales Order Line Number be changed after configuring a sales order using option 12 within Sales Order Entry (SOE)?
 Question 23: Can you set up inclusion rules for a configured component to reference a segment value for the parent item? 
 Question 24: Does a configured sales order does support crossing component branch plants?
 Question 25: Is there a way to check the availability of all components that comprise a configured item at Sales Order Entry (P4211)?
 Question 26: Processing a configured sales order, error 2733 No Components Selected generates. What would cause this error?
 Question 27: We use a blank branch plant for Configured Item Segments etc. but a new segment needs to be added for one branch. Will all branches see this segment?
 Question 28: What does the processing option titled CONFIGURATOR PROCESSING do in the P4211?
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