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Add BOM "Quantity to produce" column to Inventory List import/export

started a topic almost 4 years ago

It would be great to have a way to include the "Quantity to produce" data as part of bulk importing and exporting of data for DEAR.  Please add a column for the BOM "Quantity to produce" value for each product to the Inventory List import/export template.  Thanks!


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  • Still would like to get this. I have a client with hundreds of products and needing to open up each separately via the web app UI will be painful.  Add the "Quantity to produce" column to Inventory List import/export would make this infinitely easier.  Thanks!




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  • In additional, I noticed that the export of the BOM will show the component quantities exactly how they are set up in Dear so it doesn't take into account whether those quantities actually make up one of the finished product or a hundred.


    This also means that to prepare the system from a testing stage to a live system where a system will could be completely wiped to remove dummy information, the BOM information cannot be imported back in and will need to be manually added in for those with a quantity to produce greater than one (or at the very least a review of all imported information and manually update the quantity to produce).

  • I also would like to add to this. At the moment having only the qty used field come up is not helpful because there is no way for a client to enter what that produces for the finished component. 


    It makes total sense to export both what is being used and also what qty that yields in the assembly.

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