Alias Part

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Alias parts give you the ability to sell one part under a different name, price and description. An alias part must be associated to a preexisting parent part upon creation, and will inherit the parent part's inventory quantities.

Create Part Alias

Before you create an alias part, there must be a parent part present in LOCATE.

  1. Navigate to the Parts Module and click New (+) Part.
  2. Fields
    • Part Type - Select Alias from the drop-down menu.
    • Number - Enter a part number, or leave blank to auto-generate.
    • Name - Enter the name of the part.
    • Parent Part - Enter the part name or number of the parent part, and select it from the drop-down menu.
    • Description - This is optional.
    • Sale Price - Enter the unit price for this part.
    • Stocking UOM - Select the appropriate unit of measure for this part. For more information about managing units of measure, continue here.
    • Custom Fields - The available custom fields will be unique to your setup. For more information about custom fields in LOCATE, continue here.
  3. Click Save.
    • If you are creating multiple new parts, click Save and New to be redirected to a fresh part create screen.

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