# Usage and Projected Months of Stock by Part (USAGE.R2)

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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 start date for displaying total usage for the period.

End Date Enter the end date for displaying total usage for the period.

Sort By Enter the method you wish to sort the report by:
1. Part Number (Default)
2. Category
3. Inventory Location (as set-up in parts.e )

Inv Date Enter the date you want to use as the date for inventory quantities. The projected months of stock will be determined as of this date using the average usage. Date must be less than or equal to today's date.

Categories Enter all of the part categories to be included in the listing. If you leave this field blank then all categories will be included.

Inventory Location Enter the inventory locations (as defined in Parts.e ) to be used in this report. If left blank all locations will be included.

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.

Exclude Parts with Zero Usage Check this box if you wish parts with zero usage in the selected time frame to be excluded from the report.

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