The vendors section allows a definition of suppliers and their contact people.
The information stored in this section is refrenced by the assign hardware section in order to store data about warrenty expiration.
The vendor screen support the basic operations to manage vendors and contacts:
- Vendors List
The vendors list is ordered by an alphabetical order. It shows all vendors in the system and their contacts beneath them.
Clicking on an item on the list will show full information about that item, and will select it for
edit/delete. The list is standard and allows sorting, and browsing through list pages.
- Adding Vendor
Clicking on the add vendor button will open the add dialog which requires you to fill the new vendor information:
- Vendor name:
- This is the name of the vendors company
- And then some additional contact information about the vendor:
- Phone Number:
- Vendors phone number.
- Fax Number:
- Vendors fax number.
- Email Address:
- Vendors Email address.
- Vendors website address.
- Mailing Address:
- Vendors posting address.
- Adding contact
Clicking on the add contact button will open the add dialog which requires you to fill the new contact information:
If you click the add button when in vendor viewing mode the add contact dialog would be partly filled.
- Contact name: - This is the name of the contact person in the company.
- Company Name: - Choose from the listbox the name of the vendors company that the contact is related to.
If you reached the add contact form vendor viewing mode the name of the company would already be filled.
- Email Address: - The contact Email address.
- Phone Number: - The contact phone number.
- Cell Phone Number: - The contact cellular phone number.
- Viewing Vendor
Clicking vendors name in the list will display the information page on the right side of the screen. The page
displays full information about the selected vendor and allows to view logs about this item.
- Viewing contact
Clicking contacts name in the list will display the information page on the right side of the screen. The page
displays full information about the selected contact and allows to view logs about this item.
- Editing Vendor or Contact
Edit mode works just like Add Vendor or Contact, only it will change an existing record. The dialog
will also alow viewing of history for that Vendor or Contact. To edit, click on an item from the list, then
click the "Edit" button.
- Deleting Vendor or Contact
The delete button will delete a Vendor or Contact item selected from the Vendors list. Note, that
deleting of an items is permanent.