Frequently Asked Questions on Inventory

   1.  Why is the update inventory button disabled?

    For a given job file after optimization if the user has clicked on the update inventory button than the inventory gets updated, there after the button is disabled so that the user should not update the inventory again by carelessly clicking on it, which may disturb the inventory data.

   2.  What is the ID column in the inventory management database table?

   The ID column in the inventory management database table represents the ID no of each stock or offcut . This ID no is automatically generated by PLUS 2D and should not be fed by the user.

   3.  If I feed a stock in the stock table which is similar to a stock in the database , then upon optimization will    the stock in the database get updated?

   Yes, the stock in the database will get updated upon pressing the update inventory button. The stock that has been fed should however match the ID, length, width, material, thickness of the stock in the database.

   4.  Does the ID of the Stock/Part have to be numeric ?

   The ID of the stocks and parts can be made of any alphanumeric characters. Only keep in mind that the ID's have to be unique.