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									APPENDIX F: VERSION 10.1 AND VERSION 11.0 ENHANCEMENTS                                                          1



Appendix F - Version 10.1 and Version 11.0
Enhancements
The enhancements for versions 10.1 and 11.0 of MAC-PAC affected all areas of the software:
manufacturing; distribution; financial; and technical.


Manufacturing Enhancements
Design Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering
          Creation/Last Manual Maintenance Fields Provided (10.1)

                 The creation and last manual maintenance fields added for this enhancement will provide
                 information on recent file additions and user updates to the Part Master, Product Structure
                 and Routing files. This enhancement will aid in determining whether a part is new or old
                 because the older versions of the DE and ME audit trails may be cleared daily and thus did
                 not provide a history of add/change activity.

                 Each time a new record is added to the Part Master file (DE100M), the Product Structure file
                 (DE120M), and/or the Routing file (ME120M), creation information consisting of user ID,
                 date, and transaction time will be recorded. If you manually update information on any of
                 the three files (through an online or batch maintenance program), the last manual
                 maintenance information on the files will be updated as well. The last manual maintenance
                 information consists of the user ID, date, and transaction time.

                 The Part Master Creation and Last Manual Maintenance fields will be displayed on the Part
                 Master Inquiry Distribution Detail screen.

          Allow Comparison of Two Bills of Material (11.0)

                 This enhancement allows you to see the differences between two bills of material. You will
                 be able to compare product structures (using revision levels/effectivity dates) and/or
                 compare configured parts (by specifying a manufacturing order). This enhancement will
                 highlight the differences in component make-up and quantity per.

          Part Maintenance Function Key to Advance to Next Screen (11.0)

                 This enhancement provides function keys on each Part Master Maintenance detail screen.
                 These keys allow you to go to the next or previous screen without having to return to the
                 Function Select screen.
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       Allow Display of Part Descriptions in BOM Maintenance (11.0)

             This enhancement allows the parent and component part descriptions to be displayed in the
             BOM Maintenance conversations. This feature will help you identify the system description
             for the part currently being displayed or updated.
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Inventory Control
       Date Selection Criteria Added to MO/TO Inquiry (10.1)

               This enhancement adds selection criteria to the following conversations:

       Manufacturing Order Status Inquiry
             This conversation will be modified so that you can use the additional selection criteria of
             "From Due Date" and/or a "To Due Date" for the summary for part number (Request Code
             1). If used, these dates will filter the inquiry so that it displays only the orders that fall within
             the specified range.

       Transfer Order Inquiry
              This conversation will be modified so that you can use the additional selection criteria to
              filter the following inquiry requests:

                  Orders by Warehouse: This portion of the conversation will be modified so that you can
                   use additional selection criteria of "From Due Date" and/or "To Due Date." If used, these
                   horizon dates will filter the inquiry so that it displays only the orders that fall within the
                   specified range.

                  Orders by Item: This portion of the conversation will be modified so that you can use the
                   additional selection criteria of "From Due Date" and/or "To Due Date." If used, these
                   dates will filter the inquiry so that it displays only the orders that fall within the specified
                   range.

                                         Note: The Orders by Due Date inquiry will remain the
                                               same.
       Auto
       matically Close All Order Types (10.1)

               This enhancement will provide you with several purchase and manufacturing order close
               options. These options include the ability to define a system default auto close tolerance for
               manufacturing and purchase orders. For manufacturing orders, you will have to option to
               close by the last activity date. For purchase orders, you will have the option to close by the
               last activity date, as well as by vendor and buyer.

       Obsolete Parts Report (11.0)

               This enhancement creates a report that will list all available parts that have no current or
               future demand. The parts with no demand will be displayed on the report if they have
               inventory or future availability after an activity horizon specified on the report selection
               screen.

               The parts will be listed on the report by Company/Warehouse/Family ID and Part Number.
               Current inventory of all balance types as well as the cumulated availability after the selected
               activity horizon will be printed.
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       Standardized IC Function Key Navigation (11.0)

             This enhancement gives you the ability to return directly to a program after control has been
             passed to another program using a function key.

             In nine conversations in the IC module, this enhancement will provide you with the ability to
             return to a program after that particular program has fast pathed to a second program. Some
             conversations have function keys to return to the original program (ex. F9 is used to transfer
             between Maintenance and Inquiry programs). In other programs, logic will be added to
             return to the original program when F3 is pressed.

       Additional Optional Search Parameters in Part Transaction History Inquiry
       (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to search by beginning and ending lot numbers and
             manufacturing order numbers in the Part Transaction History Inquiry conversation.

       Split Manufacturing Monitor Workload (11.0)

             This enhancement offers the ability to spread the workload of the MAC-PAC monitor
             (MPASYNCMON) among three additional manufacturing monitors. Currently, the MAC-
             PAC monitor processes many types of transactions. Certain high volume transactions
             sometimes cause a significant backlog of the monitor.

             To alleviate the problem of the lengthy queue for transactions to be processed in the MAC-
             PAC monitor, three new monitors will be created, each with a different message queue. The
             three monitors will be exact copies of MPASYNCMON with the exception of the transactions
             processed by each as determined by the corresponding message queue and data area. With
             the four monitors, the transactions may be grouped in such a way as to find the optimal
             solution for reducing the backlog of a single monitor.

             The ability to group transactions into four different message queues will be provided
             through a new reference file category. On this category, you will be able to route transactions
             to one of four message queues. The category will consist of 12 entries, one for each
             asynchronous program called from the 4 monitors. A message queue may be specified for
             each asynchronous program on the category. All transactions processed in a particular
             asynchronous program will be sent to the same message queue.

             The reference file category will be predefined with MPASYNMSGQ as the default message
             queue for all transactions, so that each transaction will continue to be processed by
             MPASYNCMON until you indicate a different message queue.

             A second reference file category will be provided to enable you to define the number of
             manufacturing monitors (1-4) you would like to use. If only one is specified, only
             MPASYNCMON will be used. On the same category, you will also define the description of
             the three new monitors to be displayed on the Cancel/Initiate Monitor screen. The
             Cancel/Initiate Monitor screen will now allow you to cancel and initiate the manufacturing
             monitors you wish to use. Only the monitors you have defined on the reference file category
             will be displayed on the screen.
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       Allow Maintenance of ECO in Routing Maintenance Programs (11.0)

               This enhancement allows you to define 'in' and 'out' engineering change order (ECO)
               numbers for an operation in routing maintenance programs. Currently, the routing
               maintenance programs only allow you to maintain effectivity in and out dates on a routing.

               The engineering change order numbers will either be required or optional for a routing, as
               defined on Reference File category C12 (ECO Date Update Option). Depending on the option
               set on this category, an ECO may or may not be required, the effectivity in and out dates may
               or may not be maintainable, or both the ECO and effectivity dates will be optional in the
               Routing Maintenance conversations. When the option on category C12 is set so that an ECO
               is required, a change to the ECO effectivity date in the Engineering Change Order
               Maintenance conversation will cause an update to all routings which use the ECO.

               The effectivity date for an 'in' engineering change order number will indicate the first date
               when the operation should appear on the routing. The effectivity date for an 'out'
               engineering change order number will indicate the date after which the operation will be
               removed from the routing.




Just-In-Time
       Allow Maintenance of Today's JIT Production Schedule (10.1)

               This enhancement will allow the JIT production schedule for today to be changed to zero or
               greater than zero whether or not receipts have been made for today. In previous versions of
               MAC-PAC, if there were no receipts for today, the system allowed the schedule to be
               changed to a non-zero quantity. If there were receipts for today, the system did not allow the
               current schedule to be maintained.




Repetitive Supply and Synchro
       German VDA/EDI Standards Incorporated (10.1)

               This enhancement incorporates the German VDA EDI standards into the Synchro and
               Repetitive Supply modules. MAC-PAC's Synchro module is typically used by first or second
               level suppliers of car manufacturers. This enhancement will facilitate EDI transactions for
               those suppliers who want to automate repetitive purchase order entry using EDI, specifically
               in the German market. Outbound VDA messaging through the Repetitive Supply
               procurement module will also be supported.

               Based on the German VDA norms, integrated VDA enhancements in the message handling
               part of Synchro, the shipping and billing programs. These features will now be integrated as
               part of the standard software.

               Now both the shipping and billing programs will now be able to handle VDA-type messages:
               delivery requests (called Lieferabrufe or LABs, and Feinabrufe, or FABs) are received, and
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             delivery notes/carrier orders and invoices sent to the customer. In order to automate
             message handling, all delivery requests will be processed during the GA daily batch job
             where requirements are created (called offset releases) from the delivery requests, which then
             are processed by the Requirements Planning module as this type of planning demand .

             For Repetitive Supply, a plant will now be able to determine if it supports both
             ODETTE/ANSI and/or VDA outbound delivery request messaging to the client's own
             suppliers. This can be handled at the plant and part level (via additional RS PO Generation
             modes on the Part Master file).

Shop Floor Control
       Activate Alternate Operations in Labor Requirements Maintenance (10.1)

             This enhancement allows you to activate either one, some or all alternate operations for a
             primary operation in one step in Labor Requirement Maintenance. Prior to version 10.1, if
             you were in the Labor Requirements Maintenance conversation for a given MO and you
             chose to activate alternates for a primary operation, and entered the operation line number,
             the primary operation was replaced by the alternate operation defined for the operation line
             number entered. If the operation line number was left blank, the primary operation was
             replaced by all of its alternate operations. With this enhancement, MAC-PAC will provide
             you with a window from which to select whether one, some, or all alternate operations will
             be activated and which alternate operations to be activated for a primary operation.
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Requirements Planning
       Added Option to Display Forecast Demand (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to display forecast demand and target inventory in the
             Requirements Review Inquiry and Time-Phased Part Availability conversations. These
             options will be defined on a new reference file category that will be keyed by company and
             warehouse. They will default to the Function Select screens in both conversations, however,
             you can change them. Based upon your selection, these conversations will be modified to
             display forecast demand and/or target inventory.

       Added Options to Ignore Negative Inventory In RP (11.0)

             This enhancement provides you with the ability to ignore negative inventory balances during
             a Requirements Planning generation through two options: one at the part level and one at
             the plant level.

             The option to ignore negative inventory at the part level will be defined on the Part Master
             File by the Netting Inventory Flag field. A value of 'I' in the Netting Inventory Flag field will
             indicate that negative inventory balances for the part should be ignored during an RP
             generation. The option will be provided for all parts which are planned by RP, with the
             exception of those parts which are job controlled. Standard Master Scheduled parts are also
             not included in this enhancement.

             The second option, at the plant level, will be defined on a new reference file category which
             will be keyed by company and warehouse. This will allow you to specify one of two things:
             whether negative inventory balances should be ignored for all RP parts in a plant
             (manufacturing co/whse), or whether only specific parts will have negative inventory
             balances ignored.

       Logic Implemented to Set Effectivity Date of Obsolete Components (11.0)

             This enhancement will allow you to define a product structure change that will go into effect
             when inventory for the part being discontinued is depleted. A new process will calculate the
             effectivity date, using availability logic, on which inventory for the obsolete item is expected
             to be depleted. The system will then produce a report that will list the calculated depletion
             dates for all the old parts being analyzed, along with other depletion information. You can
             then implement the changes using the Product Structure Mass Change conversation.

             This enhancement will help you minimize obsolete inventory, and help manage changes in
             component parts, when one part is being substituted for another.
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Distribution Enhancements
Purchasing
       Reason Code Added to PO's (10.1)

             This enhancement adds a reason code to differentiate cancelled orders from orders that have
             been received and closed. As a result, report writing programs will be able to check for either
             a non-blank or specific reason code to differentiate between a cancelled or closed line. This
             reason code will be user-defined and will be optional within the Purchase Order
             Maintenance conversation.

                 Note: A reason code was added to the sales order line file for V9.0. This
                       enhancement adds the same type of functionality to the Purchase Order
                       Line file.

       Allow Vendor Master Comments (Free Format) (10.1)

             This enhancement allows you to define free format comments for vendor records maintained
             in MAC-PAC. This will be implemented via the generic comment program (CF190E). A new
             comment type of 'VMN' for Vendor will be added to Reference File categories 027 and 028.
             The new comments will be printable on all reports which print vendor messages in previous
             versions.

       Fax Number to Print on PO (10.1)

             This enhancement helps expedite vendor responses/acknowledgments of order receipts to
             buyers by modifying the Purchase Order Print report (PO630A) to include the fax number
             beneath the buyer's telephone number. This processing is dependent on the fax number
             being present on Reference File category 238, Buyer Record. The new field will be labeled
             with the literal "FAX" and will be located to the left of the output display field.

       Allow Automatic Close of PO Line at Receipt Time (10.1)

             With this enhancement, MAC-PAC will give users the option to automatically close a
             purchase order line at receipt time either when a specified tolerance is reached or when it has
             a zero balance.

       Optional Cascading Over-Receipts (10.1)

             This enhancement will add an option, Cascade Over-receipts, to Reference File category 491
             (Purchasing Defaults) which allows you to determine whether or not over-receipts should be
             distributed onto new releases when new releases are added. The Cascade Over-receipts
             option is only relevant when a previous release has been over-received and a new release is
             added. If the option is set to 'Yes', the over-receipt quantity will be cascaded onto the newly
             added release. If the option is set to 'No', the over-receipt quantity will not be cascaded and
             will assume that the balance due on the purchase order line is the full release quantity. If the
             user sets the Cascade Over-receipts option to “No”, F20 can still be selected from the
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             Purchase Order Maintenance release screen and the system will redistribute, or cascade, the
             over-receipt quantities over the releases.

       Unit Price Displayed on Purchase Order Inquiry (11.0)

             This enhancement displays the unit price on the Orders by Item screen in Purchase Order
             inquiry.

             The unit price will be displayed from the Fold/Truncate option. This will allow you to view
             the unit price at a glance; as opposed to going into the Detail screen (F5).

       Allow Receipt Quantity to be Entered in Purchasing UM (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to enter a receipt in purchasing UM. Currently you are
             required to enter the quantity on a receipt in SKU.

             On the receipt prompt screens (Receipt Quantity Control, Multi-line Receipt, Receipt Quality
             Control, Receipt Adjustment), a field will be added indicating whether the receipt detail
             screen quantities will be initially defaulted in SKU or PU. On the receipt detail screens
             (Receipt Quantity Control, Multi-line Receipt, Receipt Quality Control, Receipt Adjustment),
             a command key will be added to toggle between displaying quantities in SKU and displaying
             the quantities in PU so that you will have the option of entering the receipts in either SKU or
             PU. You will be able to display receipt line quantities in Receipt Inquiry in either PU or SKU.

             The receipt file already carries the code used to convert the unit of measure. Therefore, even
             though you will be allowed to enter the quantity in purchasing units, the file will carry the
             quantity in SKU.

             The matching program is not affected, because it converts the SKU from the receipt file to PU.

       Easier Entry of PO's for Shop and Office Supplies (11.0)

             This enhancement allows an easier way to enter purchase orders for shop and office supplies
             which are defined as Reference parts.

             On the single-line screen in PO Maintenance, you will be able to enter any unit of measure
             instead of being restricted to the Purchasing and Stockkeeping units of measure. A
             conversion factor must be entered to define the conversion between the SKU and the entered
             unit of measure.

             In the Multi-Line Receipt conversation, the description entered for a shop supply in PO
             Maintenance will be displayed in place of the part number to facilitate identification of
             different items ordered with the same shop supply part number. This will be conditioned
             based on a new Reference file category, which contains all shop supply parts for which the
             description should display in place of the part number.

       Enhanced Supplier Rating (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to enter the first original promise date on the purchase order so
             that it may be used to obtain more accurate delivery performance statistics.
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             Currently, the system uses the dock date on the Purchase Order Release file and compares it
             against the receipt date to arrive at the statistics figures.

             This enhancement gives you the option to specify whether the dock date or the new original
             promise date will be used for calculation of the early or late receipt of the goods.

             When entering a purchase order, the original promise date will be defaulted with the
             promise date entered. This date is effectively the original promise date sent by the supplier
             and will be displayed on the Release screen. This date will be maintainable in case it needs to
             be changed by the buyer. If you choose not to use the original promise date at the time of
             setup, then this date will not be displayed and the software will function as it does currently.

Order Processing
       Restrict Shipment of 'On Hold' Sales Orders (10.1)

             This enhancement allows you the flexibility to specify, by hold code, whether an order will
             be allowed to be shipped while it is 'on hold'. When trying to ship an 'on hold' order, the
             system will display a critical message. Before being able to send the shipment, you will need
             to clear the hold code.

       Sales Order Inquiry Screen Added for Documents Related to the SO (10.1)

             This enhancement adds an additional screen to the Sales Order Inquiry conversation. The
             new screen, called the Sales Order History screen, lists documents related to a particular part
             number on a sales order or for the entire sales order. The documents, which will be listed in
             date sequence, include: credit memos, return authorizations, and invoices.

             This enhancement was added to facilitate ease of use and increase user efficiency. The new
             screen will allow you to see all of the transaction activity related to a sales order on one
             screen (in previous versions of the software, you needed to use several modules/
             conversations to find this information). This screen can help you helps answer customer's
             questions regarding order status and product returns; it also helps trace shipping and billing
             problems.

       Sales Order Inquiry Screen Added to Track Parts/Financial Details (10.1)

             This enhancement adds an additional screen to the Sales Order Inquiry conversation. The
             new screen, called the Financial Detail screen, lists all the part numbers in reversed date
             order for the customer entered on the selection screen. In addition to the part number, the
             following information will display: company/warehouse, order/release/line, line status,
             order date, promised ship date, document type, and document number.

             This enhancement was added to facilitate ease of use and increase user efficiency. The new
             screen will allow you to view all the parts last ordered for a customer. It can also assist you
             in retrieving information pertaining to the parts last ordered by a customer as well as related
             document numbers.
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       RMA Number Displayed on Credit Memos (10.1)

             This enhancement adds the RMA number to the Accounts Receivable Inquiry conversation.
             Adding this field will make it easier to find the reference of the return from within the
             Accounts Receivable Inquiry.

       Display Operator/User Name for Entered Order (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to enter the operator/user name who entered the order in the
             Sales Order Inquiry conversation.

       Maintain Position in Sales Order Inquiry (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to maintain your current position in the inquiry subfile when
             you view sales order records.

             Instead of returning to the beginning of the subfile when you exit an order inquiry, you will
             resume your review at the point where you left off. This enhancement will save you a lot of
             time when you are reviewing multiple orders.

Synchro
       Allow Copy of Synchro Endorsements (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to copy item/delivery point relationship and endorsements
             between different order numbers or delivery points. Currently, each time you change your
             order numbers or delivery points, you must create new item/delivery point relationships
             and endorsements for all items covered by this order number or shipped to this specific
             delivery point.

             Moreover, existing delivery requests may be transferred to the new item/delivery point after
             a horizon date entered. Cumulative figures may be copied if required.

             This enhancement avoids manual data setup procedures if order numbers or delivery points
             change. In addition, you avoid the risk of incomplete or inconsistent processing.
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Financial Enhancements
Accounts Payable
       Vendor Totals Added for AP Aging Report (10.1)

             This enhancement allows you to view totals for the vendor on the Aged Accounts Payable
             report. Prior to this enhancement, there is a total by aging category but not a total for the
             vendor. This enhancement will modify the report to accumulate and print the total for each
             vendor.

       AP Invoice Vendor Default Added (10.1)

             This enhancement allows you to default the previous vendor number when processing
             invoices. It allows you to avoid rekeying vendor number for each transaction.

       Ability to Clear Range of Checks (11.0)

             This enhancement gives you the ability to enter a range of AP payment numbers to clear
             through the Cleared Payments Entry program.

             An option will be added to the Cleared Payment Entry prompt screen and if selected, the
             single entry screen will be displayed. You can then enter the range of payment numbers to
             be cleared.

Accounts Receivable
       Customer Names Printed on Aged AR Report (10.1)

             This enhancement modifies MAC-PAC so that the customer name and customer number will
             print on each page of the Aged Accounts Receivable report.

       Customer PO Number Included in AR Programs (10.1)

             This enhancement modifies MAC-PAC so that the Customer Purchase Order field is included
             on customer statements, the Aged Accounts Receivable report, and the Accounts Receivable
             Inquiry screen.

       Added Fields to Cash Application Subfile (10.1)

             This enhancement adds the Customer Purchase Order Number and Sales Order Number
             fields to the Document List screen. This will be done using the FOLD/TRUNCATE option.

       Negative Sign Displayed for On-Account Amounts (10.1)

             This enhancement adds a negative sign(-) for on-account amounts and payments displayed
             on the Customer Activity Screen and related statements. Payments and on-account balances
             will display like credit memos.
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       Added Command Key from Payment Entry to AR Inquiry (10.1)

             This enhancement provides access to the Customer Activity, Open Item, and Customer Notes
             screens during Payment Entry. A command key, to facilitate the new functionality, will be
             added to the Header, Open Item List, and Mass Entry screens.

       Non-dedicated mode AR Aging (11.0)

             This enhancement provides the ability to run AR Aging without having to bring the monitors
             down.

       Access to Invoice Comments from AR Inquiry (11.0)

             This enhancement allows you to access invoice comments from the Accounts Receivable
             Inquiry conversation.

             You will be able to access comments by pressing F12 from the following screens: Open Item
             Detail, Open Item Applications, and Open Item Distribution.

             When entering the comments screen, the header comments will be displayed first. The user
             can enter a specific distribution number or press Enter to page through each distribution line.

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
       Non-dedicated mode AR Post, AP Post and GL Allocation (11.0)

             This enhancement provides the ability to run an AR Distribution, AP Distribution, and GL
             Allocation without having to bring the monitors down.

General Ledger
       Allow Modifications to Unposted, Manually Entered, GL Journals (10.1)

             This enhancement allows you to modify unposted GL journal entries that have been
             manually entered. This will be done by creating a new journal status indicating that the
             journal has been accepted pending approval. Journals that are accepted pending approval
             will be treated as valid journals, (e.g., valid account numbers, debits = credits, etc.). This
             functionality will enable you to review journals that have been accepted pending approval,
             make changes if necessary, and then approve the journal. The Journal Edit List report will be
             modified to have a separate report for journals accepted for approval. Journals that have
             been accepted pending approval will not be posted to the GL until they have actually been
             approved. The approval process will not be mandatory. Valid journals can still be accepted
             for posting to the GL using the F22 function key that currently exists in the Manual Journal
             Entry conversation.

       Non-dedicated mode GL Post (11.0)

             This enhancement allows a GL post to run in a non-dedicated mode during the day. The Post
             Request will be modified in order to show the status of the previous post request. Any
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            unsuccessful posts will be in recovery mode, and any future posts will need to be requested
            with the print previously posted transactions flag set to 'Yes'. This flag will default to the
            Request screen and you will be allowed to override it. In addition, the Period/Year field will
            be enterable on the Request screen allowing you to request a list report for an already closed
            period.

            The enhancement will also use commitment control to allow some processing to occur while
            the post is being executed.
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Technical Enhancements
Multi-Language Functionality (10.1)
             This enhancement allows multinational clients to run the MAC-PAC software in different
             countries from one single machine and one database, thus operating simultaneously with
             different languages displayed on MAC-PAC screens.

             The major components of this enhancement include:

             1.   Displaying the user interface in the national language.

             2.   Displaying translatable data (descriptions, comments...) in the national language.
                  Translatable data includes: MAC-PAC Error Messages, Help Text, Menus, Options,
                  Screen Generation Rules, and Reference File Categories. Note: Description fields and
                  Comment text is not included within the scope of this enhancement.

                  Note: This enhancement is being developed under the following assumptions:
                        when operating in multi-language mode, a single database is used; and
                        non-Latin languages such as Arabic, Chinese or Japanese are out of scope.

                  Note: The enhancements added for Version 11.0 have not been translated for use
                        in a multilanguage environment. Additional modifications are required
                        to use multiple languages with Version 11.1.


User-Defined
Fields for MO's, SO’s, PO’s Provided (11.0)
             User-defined fields will be added to the MO to be consistent with sales order and purchase
             order user-defined fields added for version 10.

             In Manufacturing Order Maintenance, you will have the ability to press a function-key to go
             to the new User-Defined Fields screen. From this screen, you can add or update these fields.

Copy MA User Authorities (11.0)
             This enhancement will allow you to copy a single user authority to one or more users.

             Specifically, a "Copy From" field will be added to the User Authorization Maintenance
             Function Select screen to allow the copy of a single user's authorization to one or multiple
             users. The MAC-PAC user requestor will need to have sufficient authority to access User
             Authorization (menu security officer, system security officer) and be required to use a
             password just as in the current conversation.
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Reduce Batch Window for Purging (11.0)
            This enhancement allows you to remain on the system while portions of the file purge
            process are being performed, thereby reducing the batch window required to perform file
            purges. The reorganization of the files will be separated from the record deletion for the
            Transaction History, Sales Order, and Manufacturing Order purge processes. This will allow
            the record deletion to be performed while other users are on the system. The file
            reorganization will be performed separately, and will require exclusive use of the system.
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Changes to Documentation and Training
            The standard documentation materials will be updated for the new version 10.1
            enhancements. For documentation, our primary delivery medium will be online
            documentation systems. All training materials will continue to be available in an instructor-
            led format with a supplementary participant guide.

Documentation Materials
            MAC-PAC documentation consists user/reference information as well as technical
            information. For AS/400 modules, this information is delivered via companion online
            documentation systems: the Reference Library and the Technical Library. The MAC-PAC
            Reference Library contains user manual information that provides a functional overview for
            each module. The MAC-PAC Technical Library contains program-specific information that
            provides a technical outline of each module. Both systems were created using Multimedia
            Viewer and are linked to a Windows user interface. They utilize hypertext navigation,
            provide searching capabilities, and access an online glossary.

                Note: For Windows-based modules, separate online help systems have been
                      developed. These online help systems are distributed with the installation
                      disks that accompany the Windows-based modules; they are not included
                      in the Reference Library or the Technical Library.


Delivery
Methods
            Clients will receive a complimentary copy of the online documentation systems with their
            purchase/upgrade of the version 10.2 software. Additional copies and special requests may
            still be honored, but will require an additional fee.

               For AS/400-based modules, there will be one primary CD-ROM available through
                Customer Support; the Online Documentation CD-ROM. This CD-ROM will contain all
                files needed to install and run the MAC-PAC Reference Library and/or the MAC-PAC
                Technical Library.

               For Windows-based modules, copies of the online hypertext help systems, distributed on
                diskettes with the software, will be available through Customer Support.

                Note: Paper copies of the documentation will no longer be available.
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