Nouns & Characteristics

Nouns (classification data) enable grouping of specific objects in an ordered structure. It is used as a repository for all the characteristics and classes of objects which ensures the similar or identical objects are correctly identified and their characteristics retrieved as quickly as possible.

Setting up Nouns and Characteristics

To create a new Number Settings, please follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Login with valid credentials.
  2. Click on setting icon on top right corner à Click “Modules”.
  3. Select a module from the list in which you want to configure Noun.
  4. Create a new field with field type ‘Noun’.
  5. Fill all the required information along with the dependent.
  6. Then, Click on “Number Settings” tab.
  7. Select Add New Noun.
  8. Select the field value from the field you selected as noun.
  9. Fill in the details as stated in below table.
  10. Click “Save” to save the rule.
Field name Details
Noun Code Noun short description
Mode Code Modifier short description
Noun Long Noun long description
Mode Long Modifier long description
Noun Num Code Noun code
Mode Num Code Modifier Code
Noun Mode Separator Noun and Modifier separator (E.g., “,”)
Short Desc Active Must be checked as ‘Yes’
Active Must be checked as ‘Yes’
Target Class Target class name in SAP
UNSPSC Code Unique 8 Digit code for everything
GS1 Code Enter GS1 Code
  1. Once the noun is created, then add characteristic by clicking on characteristic
  2. Click Add new characteristic and fill the details stated in the below table.
Field name Details
Characteristic Code Fill Characteristic Code
Description Fill Description
Target Characteristic Fill Target Characteristic
Type Type of field
Field Length Length of the field
Field Type Fill field type
Mandatory Must be checked as ‘Yes’
Descriptive Active Must be checked as ‘Yes’
Active Must be checked as ‘Yes’
UOM Fill UOM
Num Code Fill Num Code
Prefix Set Prefix
Suffix Set Suffix
Long Prefix Set long Prefix
Long Suffix Set long suffix
Set order Enter the order
Help text Enter the help text
  1. After Creating Characteristic, add Values to that characteristic.
  2. Click ‘+’ sign of values and fill the details stated in the below table.
Field name Details
Characteristic Code Fill the Characteristic Code
Code Value Fill Code Value
Short Value Fill Short Value
Long Value Fill Long Value
Price Enter Price
Num Value Fill num value
Image Upload image (optional)
  1. Similarly create required characteristics for the noun and create more nouns as required with characteristics. E.g., Consider we made these nouns for the material, so when we will create new Material.
  2. Description generator will check weather a material with same description exist or not by using these nouns. So, we can Re-use the available module and can skip duplicate description.

 

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