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What’s it for:
Part categories are used to group similar parts together.
An example would be to group all bike components together if you are a sporting service store.
If you use Part Categories, you may want to set the Global Settings - part name format to display drop down selection lists based on the category name.
You could also localize this subgrid to use for other grouping purposes. Refer to the section on Localization for details.
Use of Part Categories is optional in AyaNova.
Where to access the Part Categories subgrid:
•from the SubGrids menu bar
•from the Part entry screen jump button for Part Category
Where selected and used:
•selected within the Part entry screen
•displays as a column in the Part grid and the Part Inventory grid
•displays in the Part name if set in Global Settings - part display name
•available in reports from the Part grid
You will note that the categories listed in the trial AyaNova are for a fictional computer service company. You are not restricted to using only these categories.
Security Group internal object: Object.PartCategory
Forbidden: User of that security group can not access the Part Categories subgrid at all
Read/Write/Delete: User can access the Part Categories subgrid, view and edit and delete