Free Version at www.larrysherrod.comTitle:Oracle Quality Setup and ProcessingPrepared by: Larry SherrodRelease Date: 06/01/2011
Collection elements are the basic building blocks of collection plans, which arethe data structures that you use to collect Quality results. Before you can collectQuality data, you must first create a collection plan. You begin by creatingcollection elements, which define the characteristics of the product or processthat you want to monitor, record, and analyze.Collection elements are categorized by type so that they can be sorted andgrouped in database searches and on reports. You assign collection elementtypes to collection elements when you define them.
The Reference Information collection element type groups collection elementsthat reference common objects defined in other Oracle Applications, such asOracle Flow Manufacturing, Inventory, Order Management, Purchasing, andWork in Process. You can reference any data within an Oracle Database.From your Quality menu, NAV > Setup > Collection Elements. When the Screenappears, query for Customer. This will bring up the Customer ReferenceCollection Element, as shown below.This is a seededelement and youshould not modify it.You can createanother as long asthe name is different.The Select statementis used to define thevalid values for thedata a user wouldselect from. Makesure the data typeand reporting lengthmatch the data youare referencing. You
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