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    Duplicating vendor addresses

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    If you use the duplicate vendor address function, one of the fields that is copied into the new record is the "additional vendor code" field. We are beginning to use that field for some processes and so it is important that the values in the field be unique. How can I tell the system NOT to copy that field when using the duplicate function?

    This is hard-coded. The duplicate procedure duplicates pretty much everything but the Vendor Code and Vendor Name. It even duplicates the Vendor EDI Code, which must be unique. At least the system checks for a duplicate here and prevents it from being written. The system doesn't make any specific use of the Additional Code, and therefore doesn't have any system imposed requirement on uniqueness. If your use requires uniqueness, I'm afraid you will have to manage this locally somehow. You could always check periodically to see if there are duplicate codes using SQL.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013