This document explains how you create a discount matrix for a specific discount model and discount number.
A discount matrix has been created for a specific item number with:
When a discount matrix is updated the discount matrix lines and statistics (SGDMTX).
The discount matrix is used to give different discounts depending on amount and ordered value.
A discount model with a valid discount number must exist in 'Discount Model. Open' (SOS800)
Enter settings
Start 'Discount Model. Update Discount Matrix' (LTS811)
Press F13 to get to the P panel
Enter
The valid alternatives are Panel A or B
The valid alternatives are:
YMD = YYMMDD (year, month, day)
DMY = DDMMYY (day, month, year)
MDY = MMDDYY (month, day, year)
YWD = YYWWD (year, week, weekday).
Create discount matrix
Select the discount model and the discount number where the discount matrix is to be included in the fields 'Discount model' and 'Discount number'.
Enter from which date the discount matrix is to be used in the valid from date.
Enter priority of the discount matrix if more than one matrix will exist for the same discount number in the field 'Priority'.
Enter the value for which the contents in the control field must be greater or equal to if a discount is to be given in the fields 'Start value 1 3'.
The control fields are entered in '' 'Discount Model. Connect Discount Numbers' (SOS805/F)
Specify whether the discount is to be a percentage or a discount in the field 'Discount type'.
The valid alternatives are:
0 = Use the discount number's value
1 = Percentage
2 = Amount.
Enter the limit values for the different discounts in the 'Limit value' fields
Enter the discount percentage for each discount step in the 'Discount percentage' fields
This field is only used when the discount type is a percentage. If the discount is expressed as an amount this field is left blank.
Press Enter to save the discount matrix.
Program ID/Panel  Field  The field indicates … 

Opening panel 
…which panel is to be displayed when the (SOS805) is started. The valid alternatives are: A = Used when the object ID is known. B = Used to display a list of objects. The panel selected is valid until changed by the user. 

Date format 
…which date format will be used. The valid alternatives are: YMD = YYMMDD (year, month, day) DMY = DDMMYY (day, month, year) MDY = MMDDYY (month, day, year) YWD = YYWWD (year, week, weekday). 

(XXX000/E)  Discount model 
…which discount model the discount number is allocated to. The discount model function as a discount header and can contain up to six different discount numbers 
Discount number  …. the priority order of the discount number within the discount model.  
Valid from  the first valid date of the discount matrix.  
Priority 
…the priority for the discount matrix lines. During price entry, the discount matrices are searched in priority order. 

Start value 1 
The field indicates the first valid value to be compared with the contents of a control object. If the contents are greater than or equal to the start value, the record will be accepted. If there are several start values, the one that is the closest lowest value is valid. Example: You have item number as the control object, and have set start value = A100, A200 and A300. If the content of the control object is A150, the record with start value = A100 will be accepted. If the content of the control object is A375, the record with start value = A300 will be accepted. 

Start value 2  See above  
Start value 3  See above  
Discount type 
…whether the discount is to be specified as a percentage or an amount. The valid alternatives are: 0 = Use the discount number's value 1 = Percentage 2 = Amount. 

Limit value 
…the limit values for the percentage, amount and/or discount in kind. This limit is used according to the base scale and code for the discount model. 

Discount percentage 
The field indicates the discount percentage to be assigned. The percentage may contain up to 3 whole numbers and 2 decimal places. It may also be recorded as a negative value by entering a minus sign () after the figure. If discount is assigned as an amount, this field is left blank. 