Populating browse fields

Use this procedure to populate browse fields by using the select command.

M3 programs are not always the same and may change based on the view definition. Browse fields are characterized by a light gray arrow located on the edge of the field.

An example of a browse input field is located in 'Item. Connect Warehouse' (MMS002) with the label, Warehouse type.

  1. Right-click the browse field and select Browse.
  2. In the M3 Browse dialog box, select a record in the list and click Select.
  3. Click the available buttons depending on your required action.
    Button Description
    Work With Click this button to open the M3 program that maintains the list of records in the Browse dialog box.
    Refresh Click this button to update the information in the Browse dialog box.
    Selection Click this button to filter the list in the Browse dialog box.
    Next View Click this button to display the next available browse view.
    Select Click this button to select the record as the input for the browse field.
    The available options may vary depending on the current program.
  4. If you do not see the record that you are browsing for in the Browse box and you need to access the M3 program that maintains the data, follow these steps:
    1. In the M3 Browse dialog box, click Work With. The M3 program maintaining the data is displayed.
    2. Add the new data.
    3. When the new record is added in the list, select the record and click Select from the menu bar.
  5. Verify that the browse field is populated with the selected record.