Validate Item Segment in Sage 300 ERP

By | January 31, 2017

Item Segment in Sage 300 ERP is used for creating an Item Structure. Item Structure is created using the various combinations of Item segments. It is used to ensure that the item created in the sage 300 company follows the same structure. Sage 300 ERP provides an option to force the user to enter the segment for an Item that are specified in the segments codes that is used in the structure codes.

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User needs to specify the Item Segment with/without validation under I/C Setup → I/C Options → Items tab.

IC Item Structure

If the validate for the segment is set to “Yes” then only the segments codes specified for the Segment Name can be considered to create an Item. Segment codes and be specified under I/C Setup → I /C Segment Codes → Segment Name. The Segment is used in Item structure “STRUCT” in the below examples.

I/C Segment code

Refer the below 3 scenarios where the Segment Name (“Seg1”) → Validate is Yes/No.

Scenario 1: Validate for Seg1 is “Yes” and user creates an Item that is present in the Segment codes:
ITEM = “SEGMNTBTEST”. “SEGMNTB” is present in Segment codes so item can be created.

I/C Item

Scenario 2: Validate for Seg1 is “Yes” and user creates an Item that is not present in the Segment codes:
ITEM = “SEGMNTBTEST”. “SEGMNTD” is not present in Segment codes so item cannot be created.

IC Item error

Scenario 3: Validate for Seg1 is “No” and user creates an Item:
ITEM = “SEGMNTDTEST”. “SEGMNTD” is present in Segment codes but Segment Codes are not considered when the validation for the selected segment name is set to No.

IC Item Option

So, user can ensure that only the Item number with similar structure and available segment code can be used to create an item.

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