# Sales Order Backlog by Period (SO.R8)

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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 Month/Period If you are reporting by calendar period, enter the number of the month to be used as the first period in the report. For example, enter 1 for January, 2 for February etc. If you want to report by Fiscal period, enter the period number.

Start Year Enter the year to use along with the month in the previous prompt to define the first period. You must enter the full year such as 1990.

Include Holds Check this box to include sales orders on hold.

SO Types You may restrict the items included in the report to include only those sales orders with the type codes you enter in this field. Leave this field blank to include all type codes.

Detail or Summary Enter the letter "D" if you want to include the details for each part and model on the report. Enter "S" to show only the summary totals.

Sort by Part or Model This field controls the sequence in which the items on the listing will be printed. Enter the letter "P" for part, or "M" for model. You are prompted for this entry only if you selected the detail option in the previous prompt.

Calendar or Fiscal Period Enter the letter "C" if you want to report by calendar period. "F" will report by fiscal period as defined by the FY.E procedure.

Co Code Enter the company codes you wish to appear on this report. If left blank all company codes 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.

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