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  • Sage X3 Support: What is standard vs. free depreciation method?

    In Sage X3 fixed assets module, standard depreciation methods are located under Setup, Fixed assets, Depreciation methods. Standard depreciation methods can be used to calculate the fixed asset depreciation based on your country, legislation and or accounting practice. Occasionally we will have some scenarios where the standard depreciation method might not work and thanks for the availability of the free depreciation…

    • 31 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Find me a Log from My Log Reading Function, if you can…

    Evening folks. Tonight, I have a super quick topic to show. It has to do with log files, and it has to do with viewing them. It also has to do with looking at them in Sage X3. Give up?...

    It’s an age-old issue that has plagued X3 for decades, the issue where you cannot read log files from log reading function. Yeah I know, that is the actual name of the function “log Reading”. It’s an issue that dates back to when log…

    • 31 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Open too many fiscal periods?

    Have you ever gotten carried away and opened more fiscal periods than you intended? Does it leave you with a feeling of dread that people will accidently enter transactions into future months and you will be left with the resulting cleanup task. To stop data entry into past periods, you can just close the period. Closing doesn’t work for future fiscal periods because they have to be closed sequentially from oldest to…

    • 31 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Using Fiddler to trace X3 web traffic

    Have you ever noticed behavior in X3 that you couldn’t quite explain, and wanted a tool that could help you investigate what’s going on?  There are several third-party tools that you can use for various types of network or web app troubleshooting.  Today we are going to examine one that I like to use from time to time, Fiddler.

    What exactly is Fiddler?  The Fiddler tool helps you debug web applications by capturing…

    • 31 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: How to find what I changed in a folder (aka what did I break this time)

    Sometimes you may find yourself troubleshooting a situation that doesn’t occur in all your folders.  This could leave you scratching your head, wondering what is different between these folders that is potentially creating a problem?  Which leads to a bigger question, how can I go about tracking down any differences?  Of course, you could hunt and peck and manually compare different areas of the folders—but that would…

    • 31 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Introducing: Multi-company period closing (FUNPMCCL)!

    After reading the blog Saving time with Multi-company period opening (TRTPERMC), you may be thinking “It’s great that we can open periods for multiple companies / ledgers at the same time, but what about closing? It would be nice to have something like that for closing periods too.”  Good news: there is a new function on the closing side: Multi-company period closing (FUNPMCCL). This function debuted…

    • 31 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: How to Generate and Deliver Products on Shortage

    Interested in learning how to be able to create a sales order and sales delivery when a product is not in stock? You've come to the right blog to find out! Read on for more information...

    GENSHT is a parameter used to define if the allocations that have failed will generate shortages for the missing quantities. A shortage quantity will be displayed demonstrating the impossibility to service a document at a given moment…

    • 30 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: How to activate and use food Allergens?

    This topic is about food allergens and how it works in Sage X3. Food allergens can be tracked for manufactured products whose components have been identified with the common food safety allergens.

    Background:

    Prior to U8, allergens was part of a NA Add-on controlled by XA22 activity code.

    In U8 Allergens were incorporated into the core product and is controlled by the FOA activity code.

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    • 29 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Mono Mode AKA Single User Mode AAKA Administrator Mode AAAKA MONO Function

    Today I have a short topic for some easy reading. I had someone ask me about it and I thought it might be a nice function to discuss. Plus, I didn’t see it out there on the blog pages, so…

    Mono Mode!

    We are going to look at what Mono Mode is, and no, not mono as in audio output on your Radio or for Sage X3. Mono mode, AKA Single User Mode, is a function that allows the Administrator (or a user of the Administrator…

    • 29 Jul 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: What is the difference between product detailed traceability and summary traceability?

    In Sage X3, we can set a product that is lot managed to be traced in detail, summary or no traceability. In Common data, Products, Products, Management tab, under the Stock parameters, three options exist for Traceability: No traceability; Detailed traceability and Summary traceability.

    If the product is set to Summary traceability, one occurrence of the combination product, lot, sublot, site, status, document type and…

    • 29 Jul 2020