Sales and purchase orders along with their respective line items always seem to have associated customer, supplier, and item data that needs to travel along with them. The trouble is finding enough real estate and benign fields that are usable on program videos to enter and store this data. Wouldn’t it be great if there were user-defined fields that could be used solely for this purpose?
You‘re in luck! Starting with JD Edwards World Release A9.2, we introduced User-Defined Data (or UDD for short). Even better, the data travels along with its related item, sales and purchase order. Here is an example of one of the many places you can define user defined data. Except for Customer and Customer Group below, all fields are available for user-defined data:
The UDD files and fields design incorporates:
How does it work?
On top of all this, custom reports can also be created using the UDD fields to report information tied to orders and items.
To find out more about UDD, check out Doc ID 858973.1 User-Defined Data for Distribution. Make sure to post any questions to My Oracle Support Community for JDE World or feel free to add a comment to this blog.