Style Composition

Use this procedure to create a composition group containing different custom fields and custom field groups, connect them to an item in 'Item. Open' (MMS001), and input and maintain the composition information in 'Custom Field. Open' (CMS474).

Overview

The composition group is created in 'Composition Group. Open' (MMS074). You can connect custom fields and custom field groups to the composition group using the following programs:

The composition group is added to the item record in (MMS001/G) or in 'Composition Group Selection Table. Open' (MMS075) during item creation. (MMS075) is started automatically after item creation if the composition group is blank in (MMS001/G).

Selecting related option 40='Composition Entry' in (MMS001) and (MMS016) opens (CMS474) to input composition information. This information is stored on the style or stock-keeping unit (SKU) level.

User can also change the composition information for several SKUs at the same time by starting (CMS474) from 'Style. Create Items by Matrix' (MMS077).

Default help provides a quicker, more convenient way to input the composition information in (CMS474). In (CMS470) a custom field can be categorized in the 'Field category' field, which then affects the behavior of that field in (CMS474).

There are four different categories of fields apart from the blank alternative:

Follow these steps

To set up a composition group, follow the steps:

  1. Create custom fields in 'Custom Field. Open' (CMS470). The field category is important for default help when you enter the information in 'Custom Field. Update' (CMS474).

  2. Create custom field groups in 'Custom Field Group. Open' (CMS471). The setting 'Used for composition group' in (CMS471) must be selected.

  3. Connect custom fields to custom field groups in 'Custom Field Grp. Connect Field' (CMS472). It is important to consider the sequence the custom fields are connected to the custom field group with regards to how the default help in (CMS474) works. For each composition, it is recommended that the custom field with field category 1 (Composition) should be placed before the field with field category 2 (Scientific name) and 4 (Information).

  4. Create a composition group in 'Composition Group. Open' (MMS074).

  5. Connect custom field groups to a composition group in 'Connect Custom Field Group. Open' (CMS473).

To maintain the composition group on the style level and on the SKU level, follow the steps:

  1. Use program 'Composition Group Selection Table. Open' (MMS075) to set up the rules for composition group defaulting.

  2. Create a style in 'Item. Open' (MMS001). If the composition group field for the item is blank after item creation, a composition group is defaulted to (MMS001/G) based on the information set up in (MMS075). The composition group can later be changed in (MMS001/G).

  3. Open 'Style. Create Items by Matrix' (MMS007) to create SKUs for the style.

  4. When the SKUs are created, they initially get the same composition group as the style. This can be changed.

To maintain the composition information on the style level, follow the steps:

  1. Open (MMS001) or 'Style. Open' (MMS016).

  2. Select related option 40='Composition Entry' for a style.

  3. (CMS474) is opened. The field structure of the composition group of the item is shown.

  4. You can input composition information in these fields. If default help should be used in (CMS474), the correct setup must be done in 'Composition. Open' (MMS028) and 'Country. Open' (CRS045). Also make sure to set up the correct custom field sequence in (CMS472). The default help is based on the field category in (CMS470/E).

    This information is stored on the style level.

To maintain the composition information on the SKU level, follow the steps.

Note: The following procedure requires created SKUs. Created SKUs have value 2 in the 'Create code' field in the corresponding matrix element in (MMS077).
  1. Open (MMS077).

  2. Type the number 5 in 'Create code' in the matrix elements in order to select a number of SKUs in the matrix.

  3. Select action F18='Crt cmp grp inf'.

  4. A popup window appears in which you can change the composition group of the selection of SKUs. The composition group of the style is defaulted. Press OK.

  5. (CMS474) is opened. The field structure of the composition group selected in the popup window is shown. If the composition group is not changed and the style has composition information attached to it, then (CMS474) will have the composition information of the style as default.

  6. You can input composition information in these fields. If default help should be used in (CMS474), the correct setup must be done in (MMS028) and (CRS045). It is also important to set up the correct custom field sequence in (CMS472). The default help is based on the field category in (CMS470/E).

  7. The information is stored on the SKU level.

  8. It is also possible to maintain the composition information on the SKU level using related option 40='Composition Entry' in (MMS001).

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