Editing Item Issue Codes

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You create or modify issue codes using the issue code editor. The usual way to open the editor is to click New Item Issue Code or Edit in the View section of Coding Definitions | Items | Item Issue Codes.

The issue code editor window contains the following:

Details section: Shows basic information for the record.

Code: A brief code to identify this record. No two records may have the same code.

Description: A longer description of the issue code.

Cost Center: The cost center to be used when item issues use this code. For more on cost centers, see Cost Centers.

Comments: Any comments you want to associate with the issue code.

Item Issues section: Shows any issues that use this issue code. You can use the New Item Issue button in this section to create a new issue. For more, see Issuing Items.

Save & New: Saves the current record and sets up the window for you to enter a new record. Fields in the new record will be blank or set to default values.

Save: Saves the current record. The editor window stays open in case you want to make more changes to the same record.

Save & Close: Saves the current record and closes the editor window.

Cancel: Closes the window without saving any changes you've made to the record since the last time you saved. When you Save the record, the Cancel button changes to Close, indicating that you can safely close the window without losing any changes.

Close: Closes the window. This button only appears after you've saved changes with Save or before you've entered any data at all. Otherwise, the button is labeled Cancel.

For more on issue codes, see Item Issue Codes. For more on viewing issue codes, see Viewing Item Issue Codes. For more on editors in general, see Using Editors.

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