17. License Plates

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17. License Plates

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The “License Plates” application is responsible for managing License Plates independently of any specific document.

Core features of this application include:

  • Lookup Lists for License Plates
  • Creating new License Plates
  • Moving License Plates
  • Managing/Adjusting License Plates

You can access the License Plates application from the Home screen by clicking the “License Plate” link.

License Plate

When launched the License Plate Lookup List page will be displayed.

License Plate Lookup List

The Lookup List page allows you to either scan or select the License Plate you wish to view.

License Plating
Configuration: The maximum number of Documents that appear in this list is configured in the Warehouse Insight Setup page in NAV via the “Document Max List” property (defaults initially to 100).

Use the filter bar to filter the lookup list to specific License Plates if required.

Extensibility: To further enhance or change the Lookup List logic you will need to override event: “LICENSE PLATE::GetDocumentList” (ID: 95007) to implement the required logic.

License Plate Lookup List Columns

The License Plate Lookup List can show the following columns.

Column Description
No. This is the License Plate number.
Source Document The type of document the License Plate is currently assigned to.
Source No. The document number the License Plate is currently assigned to.
Bin Code The Bin the License Plate is currently in.
Barcode The generated barcode that will be used if a line is selected. This column does not usually need to be shown.

License Plate Document

When a License Plate is opened the application page will look like so:

License Plating
Callout ID Description
1

The available menu options:

  • Close
  • Change Quantity
  • Delete Line
  •  Transfer
  • Print
  • New License Plate
  • Change Properties
  • Item Inquiry
  • Bin Inquiry
2 Document number and related header information
3 The License Plate lines
4 Description and other Line details
Extensibility: You may modify the columns shown by modifying the Device Columns for the event “LICENSE PLATE::GetLicensePlate” (ID: 95001).

Adding Items

To add Items to the License Plate the following process should be followed:

  • Scan the Item to add
  • Enter the quantity and Item Tracking Information (if required)

The Scan Behaviors page in NAV can also be further configured to control aspects of this process as well. For instance, it is possible to configure it such that a quantity dialog does not ever appear but instead increments the count by one, or to change the default quantity or unit of measure.

For more information about the Scan Behaviors consult the NAV Help.

Note: A License Plate cannot have Items added, modified or removed when it is assigned to document.

Menus

The following menus are available by default for License Plating. Menus may be added or removed as required from the Device Menus page in NAV under the “Application” Form with a selection of “LP_DOC” for the Application.

Close (Menu)

Closes the License Plate document and brings the user back to the Lookup List page.

Change Quantity (Menu)

Launches the Quantity dialog for the selected line.

Delete Line (Menu)

Deletes the selected line. Users will be prompted to confirm the deletion.

Confirm

Transfer (Menu)

This menu option will allow users to transfer Items from the current License Plate to another License Plate.

Print (Menu)

Sends a request to NAV to print NAV any configured report(s). You can configure which reports are printed in the IWX Report Selections with the “LP Label” usage.

By default, the reports must be built with a top level DataItem of the type of document being printed. Example: Report “WMDM License Plate Label” (ID: 23044512).

Note: For more information on Printing and Printer selections see the NAV help.

New License Plate (Menu)

Creates a new License Plate and is opened automatically. If a label is required it can be printed via the Print menu option.

Change Properties (Menu)

Allows users to modify some of the License Plate properties. When selected the following screen will be shown:

LP Properties

Item Inquiry (Menu)

Launches the Item Inquiry management screen pre-filtered to the selected line.

Bin Inquiry (Menu)

Launches the Bin Inquiry management screen pre-filtered to the active Bin.

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