Reviewing the list of printing definitions

The Printing Definitions page shows a list of the defined printing definitions.

To review the list of printing definitions:

  1. Select Transformation > Configuration > Printing Definitions.
  2. Review this information:
    Partner Hierarchy Name
    The partner hierarchy name is a classification for a group of communication partners. A partner hierarchy must exist for this configuration.
    Partner ID
    The partner ID is the hierarchy node of the configuration that identifies a communication partner or a group of communication partners. When editing, select the partner ID from the drop-down list. The drop-down list shows the entries of the TradingPartners code list.
    Message Type
    The message type defines the content of the message. Examples are VDA 4905, VDA 4915, ASC X12 830 Planning Schedule with Release Capability, or ASC X12 862 Shipping Schedule.
    Printing Rule Index
    This is the index of the printing definition. The index is used to support multiple print rules for the same partner ID, message type, message direction, and date range.
    Effective from Date
    This field defines the start date of the valid period for the configuration.
    When editing, click the Calendar button to select the start date from a calendar.
    Effective to Date
    This field defines the end date of the valid period for the configuration.
    When editing, click the Calendar button to select the end date from a calendar.
    Message Direction
    The message direction is Inbound for incoming messages or Outbound for outgoing messages.
    Last Update User
    The field shows the user who performed the last update.
    Last Update Date
    The field shows the date of the last update.
    Accounting Entity
    The accounting entity is a corporation or a subset of a corporation. The accounting entity is independent in regard to one or more operational functions or accounting functions. An accounting entity produces a P&L and balance sheet from a complete, balanced set of transactions, and is often a legal entity. An accounting entity is defined within a tenant and can contain locations. The field entry is disabled. The accounting entity is automatically set when you save the data. The default is the accounting entity where you are currently working.