Information about the unit of measure used on purchase orders generated from Sales Order Processing in Microsoft Dynamics GP


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INTRODUCTION

This article describes how the options in the Sales Order Processing Setup Options window, the Item Purchasing Options Maintenance window, and the Item Vendors Maintenance window affect the Unit of Measure that is used when a purchase order is generated from a sales order in Microsoft Dynamics GP and in Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains 8.0.

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When the purchase order preview is generated in the Purchase Orders Preview window from the Sales Transaction Entry window, the unit of measure assigned will depend on the options set in the Item Vendors Maintenance window for the Vendor/Item combination. To view the Item Vendors Maintenance window options, follow these steps:
1. On the Cards menu, point to Inventory , and then click Vendors .
2. In the Item Number list, click the item number.
3. In the Vendor ID list, click the vendor ID.
4. Note the value in the Default Purchasing U of M section.
a. If From Item Vendor is selected, the unit of measure selected here will default on the Purchase Order Preview window.
b. If From Item is selected, the system will view at the Sales Order Processing Setup Options window.

To view the Sales Order Processing Setup Options window, follow these steps:
1. Follow the appropriate step:
• On Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 and earlier versions, On the Tools menu, point to Setup , point to Sales and then click Sales Order Processing .
• On Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, On the Microsoft Dynamics GP menu, point to Tools , point to Setup , point to Sales , and then click Sales Order Processing .


     
2. Click Options .
3. Note the value in the U of M field in the Defaults for Purchase Order section.
• If Sales Line Item’s U of M is selected, the unit of measure that is located on the Sales Line Item will default in the Purchase Order Preview window.
• If Item’s Default Purchasing U of M is selected, the unit of measure that is assigned to the Item in the Item Purchasing Options Maintenance window will be used.


     

To view the Item Purchasing Options Maintenance window, follow these steps:
1. On the Cards menu, point to Inventory , and then click Item Purchasing Options .
2. In the Item Number list, click the item number.
3. Note the value in the Default Purchasing U of M field. The unit of measure selected here will be the unit of measure that defaults in the Purchase Orders Preview window if the Item/Vendor combination is From Item in the Item Vendors Maintenance window and if the Defaults for Purchase Order field in the Sales Order Processing Setup Options window is set to Item’s Default Purchasing U of M on the U of M list.

This article explains what unit of measure will default in the Purchase Order Previews window. However, you may change the default. To do this, click the Item tab, and then change the unit of measure. The unit of measure that appears in the U of M field is the value that will appear on the purchase order when you click Generate .

 

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