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Manually creating Assembly register

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The following support note describes the steps to interface work order creation that would normally be created manually through the Assembly register.

Detail Steps

Using the Import Export function

The WMS uses XML files to hold all the information required to create an Assembly. Each XML file represents one Assembly with component lines.

Once a Check In/Check Out has been successfully imported from an XML file, it will appear as a normal transaction in the WMS as though a user had typed in the details via the Add or Remove Inventory windows.

The following support note describes how the XML files should be formed and how they are imported into the WMS.

1. Create a folder that will be used to hold Import/Export files.

Workflow Options

It is recommended that a separate folder be created for each type of import. (CheckIns, CheckOuts, Adjustments, Assemblies.)

2. Select File > Import, then browse for the folder and import the required Assembly file.

3. The progress bar on the import dialog will move from 0 to 100% and on import completion, will show the number of successfully imported files.

To check the system details of import the Status Reporter should be used.

Workflow Restrictions

An Import XML file MUST CONTAIN all the required tags in order to be correctly understood and accepted by the WMS.

An example Check In file is shown below and attached.

Workflow Options

  • This feature is intended primarily for developers and requires access to the Database and Indexes. It is therefore recommended to discuss your requirements with a Datapel Consultant prior to using this feature.


  • This task can be processed via Windows scheduled task, please review the scheduled task support note.

Workflow Restrictions

  • This procedure should only be followed by authorised system administrators or Datapel support technicians.

  • The Import Export feature is used to integrate the WMS with customised data capture systems. This is currently a DEVELOPER feature and not intended for general use.

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