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You can sort the components in the component overview in the production order any way you like.


You can choose from the following sort types when maintaining an order:

  • Standard sorting (according to item number and component description)

  • BOM sorting (corresponds to the structure list)

  • Multi-level dummy structures are not be separated

  • Manual sorting (according to a temporarily created sort profile)

  • Column sorting upwards (sorting according to selected column)

  • Column sorting downwards (sorting according to selected column)

  • Profile from Customizing (Customizing for Shop Floor Control by choosing   Screen Control   Define Sort Criteria for Components)  

  • Profile defined in the production order

Profile Definition in the Production Order

You can define your own sort profiles during order maintenance. The system does not propose those profiles already defined by other users in the dialog box. You can use the following columns as sort criteria (for example): Operation number, BOM item number, component description, requirements date.

User Parameters

You can predefine the sorting of components in the user parameters. These parameters are evaluated when you call up the component overview:

  • Set the user parameter S5F to "X´" if you want to sort the same way as in the bill of material.

  • In the user parameter S3F, you can specify which profile is to be used The entry in user parameter S5F overrides that in S3F


  • Select the corresponding entry in order to sort the components (the field to the right next to  ( ) ).

  • In order to create or change a profile, choose   Components   Profile   Create/change sort profile   in the component hierarchy