Accounts Receivable - Standard Message Codes



The Standard Message Code maintenance allows for the creation, modification, deletion, of standard messages. When you select this option the screen will be blank and you can define new standard message header. The Display additional options dropdown launches a Pick List/Invoice Preview or Message Listing functions.


=> To access this task...

Select Standard Message Codes from the Inquiry and Maintenance menu.


AR Standard Message Header menu

Standard Message Code


About the Fields


To enable edits to the form select  .


In the Standard Message Code field...

  • The Message Code "AK" is reserved for the message on OP Sales Order Acknowledgements. The Message Code reserved for Acknowledgements can be changed by adding the line below to the addon.syn file, where "??" is the new reserved code.


  • Click the record navigation buttons; to view the first record, to view the previous record, to view the next record and to view the last record.

  • Click Record Query button to select from a list of valid standard message header in a grid.

Standard Message Header Inquiry

Standard Message Header Inquiry


See Query Functions.


In the Std Msg Cd field...

  • Displays the message code.

In the Description field...

  • Displays the description associated with the code.

In the Code Inactive? field...

  • Displays if the code has been marked as inactive.

In the Msg Text field ...

  • Enter up to 40 characters.


Standard Message Code form


The message code number and the message text display below the code and description.


Code Inactive? checkbox...

  • Mark the box to render this message code inactive.

  • Unmark the box to indicate that this is an active message code.

In the Message Text field...

  • To enable edits to the message text select . In edit mode, select Click to launch the message text form.

  • Messages appear on purchase orders and requisitions.

From the Display additional options dropdown...

  • Select Pick List/Invoice Preview to launch a print preview of the message(s) as they will appear on the Invoice and the Pick List.

  • Select Message Listing to launch list form for all messages defined in the system.

When done making selections...

  • Click Add new to add a new Message sequence no and text.

  • Click Insert new to insert a new Message sequence no and text.

  • Click Delete record button to delete the selected Standard Message.

  • Click Clear Form button to clear the form and begin again.

Attempting to leave an unsaved message header by clicking  Clear Form button  or "Close Window", the module issues this confirmation:


Save changes for this record?

  • Click [Yes] to save the current record and return to standard message code field.

  • Click [No] to return to the standard message code field without saving the current record.

  • Click [Cancel] to return to the current standard Message Header Entry form.


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