# Batch Shipment Creation (SO.P1)

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Job ID Enter a unique ID if you wish to enter and save the parameters to this procedure for future use. If you only need to run the procedure and do not want to save your entry then you may leave this field empty.

Destination Select the destination for the output from this procedure.

Process Select the method to be used for processing the report. Foreground is always available and must be used when output is directed to anything other than a system printer (i.e. printers spooled through the database on the host computer.) Depending on your setup there may be various batch process queues available in the list that allow you to submit the job for processing in the background or at a predefined time such as overnight. A system printer must be specified when using these queues.

Format Select the format for the output. The availability of other formats depends on what is allowed by each procedure. Possible formats include Text, Excel, Word, PDF, HTML, Comma delimited and Tab delimited.

Layout You may indicate the layout of the printed page by specifying the appropriate setting in this field. Set the value to Portrait if the page is to be oriented with the shorter dimension (usually 8.5 inches) at the top or Landscape if the longer dimension (usually 11 inches) is to be at the top. Portrait will always be available but Landscape is dependent on the output destination and may not be available in all cases.

Copies Enter the number of copies to be printed.

Run Process Click on the button to run the process. This performs the save function which may also be activated by clicking the save button in the tool bar or pressing the F9 key or Ctrl+S.

Start Date Enter the starting schedule date, from the Sales Order, which you wish to use to select the records to be shipped. Any open Sales Orders which have a schedule date within the range specified by this field and the end date, will be selected and SHIP records will be created. If you leave this field blank then all eligible shipments up to the end date will be included.

End Date Enter the ending schedule date you wish to use. This is the date through which the Sales Orders will be selected and SHIP records created. If you leave this field blank the current date will be assumed.

Ship Date Enter the date to be used as the ship date for all Sales Orders selected during this procedure. If the field is left blank the current date is assumed.

Co Code Enter the company code you wish to create shipments for. If only one company codes exists it will automatically be inserted into this procedure for you.

Last Status Message Contains the last status message generated by the program.

Last Status Date The date on which the last status message was generated.

Last Status Time The time at which the last status message was generated.

Use Ship Date If this option is selected, SHIP.R1 will be launched for you after all shippers have been created. The shipper numbers will be loaded into the SHIP.R1 procedure for you so you do not have to re-enter them.

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