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Fast Paths • Fast Paths are shortcuts that bypass one or more layers of menus and take the user directly to a screen where data may be entered or to a list of commonly used options. • Fast Paths contain 2 -4 characters that generally provide an idea of the function. (OE=Order Entry)
How to use Fast Paths • Type “OE” on any Sel or Fast Path line and press <ENTER>. • This example demonstrates how you can skip a 3 -step process in menus to get to Order Entry.
Available Fast Paths • To search for available Fast Paths, type a “? ” on any Sel or Fast Path line and press <ENTER>; all available Fast Paths will be listed. • Place an “X” by the desired Fast Path and press <ENTER> to go directly to that application.
Frequently Used Fast Paths • ARI – Accounts Receivable Inquiry • BID – BID Menu • CHGBR – Change Branch (if applicable) • CRTN – Customer Return Option • INV – Reprint Invoice • • OE – Order Entry OEC 4 – OE Control OEII – Order Inquiry OEM – Order Maintenance • OMI – Order Management Inquiry • POI – PO Inquiry
Frequently Used Fast Paths • POM – PO Maintenance • PRLST – New Price List (Customer Pricing) • PRTR – Printer Menu • SAI – Sales Analysis Inquiry • SEP – Sales Effectiveness Program (Acct. Mgrs. ) • SS – Stock Status • TRI – Transfer Inquiry • VRI – Vendor Returns Inquiry
Fast Paths in Smart. Distributor? • You can search in the Quick Find Text box at the top right of the screen for frequently used Fast Paths • OR you can begin to save those frequently used programs (those that relate to the Fast Path in your Favorites