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Release 5.0 Highlights

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Latest amendments are written in blue.

General

  • New modern look.
  • The Copy / Paste menu is now available also in the filter fields.
  • External numbers now up to 20 characters.
  • Date/time filter fields can be defined in filters sets using words like today, yesterday, tomorrow, start / end of week, month or year.

Basic data

  • Article identification up to 30 characters; Free choice for shorter display name.
  • Powerful search of expressions inside article, parts list and article extensions.
  • Easy renaming of existing articles.
  • Basic data check to verify completeness according to predefined or customer specific criteria. Incomplete articles are marked with traffic light colors.
  • New universal structure for all kind of articles.
  • Standard and article specific work plans including work plan variants for all kind of articles.
  • Efficient propagation of changed settings from standard to article specific work plans.
  • Universal parts list depending of work plan including raw material variants.
  • Hierarchical structure of articles to reflect different stages in production.
  • Detailed history for modifications in basic data.
  • Save document files (certificates, instructions etc) linked to articles inside the database (document management).
  • Multiple language support for articles.
  • Article and data type specific attributes to defined customer specific settings.
  • Product specific article extensions for classification of articles.

Partner & Contact Management

  • Detailed history for modifications in partner & contact management.
  • Save documents files (certificates, instructions etc) concerning the partner or contact inside the database (document management).
  • Topic related flexible fields to attach specific information to the partner / contact.

Document Management

  • Import of document files into the database for permanent storage.
  • Export of documents from the database.
  • Document viewing out of the database.
  • Link imported documents to partners, contacts, articles, orders and items.

Item Management

  • New item management for all kind of items like pieces, warps, yarn-units, weaving reeds, beams, dyestuff chemicals etc.
  • Powerful search of expressions inside items, dependent items, orders and articles.
  • Numerical and graphical tracing capabilities.
  • Save document files (certificates, protocols, reports etc) linked to items inside the database (document management).
  • Detailed history for modifications of items.
  • Empty beams can be put into the warp warehouse.
  • New enhanced functionality for inventory taking.

Purchase Module

  • Order request, purchase order, incoming invoice with automatic derivation from the former document.
  • Order numbers up to 16 characters with free prefix and / or suffix.
  • Order state indicated by traffic light.
  • Detailed history for document modifications for tracing.
  • Goods receipt.

Sales Module

  • Offer, confirmation of order, invoice, delivery note with automatic derivation from former document.
  • Order numbers up to 16 characters with free prefix and / or suffix.
  • Order state indicated by traffic light.
  • Detailed history for document modifications for tracing.
  • Obtain of goods.
  • Triggering of purchase orders for purchase articles / raw material.
  • Triggering of production orders for articles to be produced.

Costing

  • New costing application introduced. Costing is a new LOOMDATA Software option.

Maintenance Tool

  • New enhanced maintenance tool for machines and devices introduced.

Production Order (former Customer Order)

  • Order numbers up to 16 characters with free prefix and / or suffix.
  • Order state indicated by traffic light.
  • Detailed history for document modifications for tracing.
  • Universal production order for all articles / departments.
  • Proposal board for production orders based on open orders.
  • Obtain of raw material.
  • Receipt of produced items.

Improvements in Reports and Dialogs

  • Report headers and data with word wrap.
  • Colored rows to show special states.
  • Thousand separator for numerical values.
  • Missing fields are marked by a special color.

Ticket Print Dialog

  • Preview of the ticket in the object navigator.

Machine Layout

  • New tab Shift book in machine detail with all entries of the machine.

Weaving Tracker

  • Visualization of shift- and shift-less time in the background of the machines.
  • Improved refresh performance.

Preparation

  • Option Force P-Order entry in A3 replaced by new option Allow entry of P-Order. See Options Preparation for details.

Forecast Calculation

  • Back scheduling in weaving preparation based on the nominal start or nominal end date of the weaving order the warp(s) belong to.