Material: UM

This field is enabled only when a material is entered for the material requirements line.

Required.

If you accessed this grid from SM Standard Tasks.

Enter the unit of measure for the material. Defaults the standard UM defined for the material in HQ Materials.

Press F4 for a list of valid UMs.

If you accessed this grid from SM Class Maintenance:

This field defaults as follows:

  • If you did not specify task for this material line or you specified a task not assigned a standard task, this field defaults the standard UM specified for the material in HQ Materials.

  • If you specified a task that is assigned a standard task, this field defaults the UM defined for the material in SM Standard Tasks. Default may be overridden.

If you accessed this grid from SM Service, SM Work Order Quotes, or SM Work Orders:

This field defaults as follows:

  • If you did not specify task for this material line or you specified a task not assigned a standard task, this field defaults the standard UM specified for the material in HQ Materials.

  • If you specified a task that is assigned a standard task, but not a serviceable item, this field defaults the standard UM specified for the material in SM Standard Tasks.

  • If you specified a task that is assigned a serviceable item, and you set up parts/materials for the serviceable item, this field defaults the UM defined for the part type/material or material in SM Serviceable Items (Parts tab).

  • If you specified a task that is assigned a serviceable item, and you did not set up parts/materials for the serviceable item, this field defaults the standard UM specified for the material in HQ Materials.

Note: Material requirement records that defaulted from a standard task (assigned to the task on the Tasks tab) will automatically default the UM defined for the material in SM Standard Tasks. Default may be overridden.