# Assign Cycle Dates (INV.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 first date which will be assigned as a cycle date. Make sure that working days and holidays have been established in MC.CONTROL .

Inventory Only This field controls which part numbers will be assigned a cycle date in inventory. If you wish to assign dates only to parts which have an inventory (INV) record on file, check this box. This indicates that either the part has inventory, a commitment, allocation or order, or has had inventory at one time in the past. To assign cycle dates to all part numbers in the parts file, leave the box unchecked (default).

Use Home Location If you wish to use the inventory location found in the Parts file, check this box. Leave the box unchecked to assign cycle dates for all locations found in the INV.CONTROL procedure (default).

Plan Group Enter the planning group for selecting the part's home location. If not using the home location option, the plan group will be used to select which locations will be updated. Only those locations for the plan group entered will get a cycle date assigned.

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.

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