Assemblies

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Assemblies

Working with Assemblies enables you to define assemblies (products) and their parts. When defining a plan(s), it is possible to copy entire assemblies into given plan(s). It can be also used to store orders from your customers and using these you can create a new plan or multiple plans. It brings simplification and streamlining to your work. See chapter Entering multiple plans using Assemblies for more information.

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Tip: You can use Assemblies to collect and record your orders and according to them create new plans.

To work with Assemblies, click the button assemblies24 on the main toolbar or select the menu item "File > Inventory > Assemblies", or press Ctrl+3.

2D_Assemblies

Assemblies tab enables you either to define new assembly and related descriptive information or to edit existing ones.

Columns

 

No.

Record number.

ID

Unique identification number generated by program.

#

User defined identification number.

Date

Assembly date. Alternatively it can be also used as order date.

Description

Short description. Alternatively it can be also used as order description.

Note 1

Additional description.

Note 2

Additional description.

Note 3

Additional description.

To rearrange columns, their order and visibility, click the button XD_BtnRearrangeColumns in data grid or select the menu item "View > Rearrange columns".

Parts tab

2D_AssembliesParts

Parts tab enables you to define parts for given assembly. Parts in assemblies represent bill of materials or customer orders. This is new point of view on how to work with parts. It can be very useful in cases when you prepare cutting plan with many assemblies or orders. This feature brings time saving and simplifies preparation of the new cutting plan.

Columns

 

No.

Record number.

ID

Unique identification number generated by program.

#

User defined identification number.

Length

Length of part.

Width

Width of part.

Qty

Quantity of parts.

Can turn

Flag determining whether the part can be turned during of optimization or not.

Description

Short description.

Material

Type of material.

Order #

Order number.

P-Group

Identifier needed for Group optimization. See more in chapter Entering Settings for the Plan > What is Group optimization?.

Note 1

Additional description.

Note 2

Additional description.

Mark

Determines which parts can be copied to plan.

Color

Color of part. To define or change it, click on particular color cell. Tab with following color picker will be shown.

2D_ColorPicker

To rearrange columns, their order and visibility, click the button XD_BtnRearrangeColumns in data grid or select the menu item "View > Rearrange columns".