Applying Manufacturer Discounts to Multiple Products

How to: Apply the same manufacturer discount to multiple products.

Environment: Comsense Advantage (Version 20.4.100.019 or later)

In this article:

About Manufacturer Discounts in Comsense

Comsense allows you to apply custom discounts to catalog products to correspond with any discount agreements you have with a manufacturer. You can apply discounts using two methods:

  • By finish
    • Applies the discount string based on the product finish
  • By options
    • Applies the discount string based on product options

Discounts window toolbar has an icon for each application option. From left to right the icons are:

  1. Apply Discount String (by finish)
  2. Apply Option Discount String (by option)
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Discounts window toolbar; shows the location of the Apply Discount String button and the Apply Option Discount String button.

Before proceeding with the procedures below, determine which discount application method suits your objective.

Accessing Discounts

Advantage > Catalog Maint. > Discounts

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Advantage Navigation menu; shows the location of Catlog Maint. and Discounts.

Applying Discounts

Selecting the Manufacturer & Division(s)

In the Discounts window:

  1. Select the manufacturer
  2. Press Tab
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Discounts window; shows the Manufacturer field.
  1. Select the division(s)
  2. Press Tab
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Discounts window; shows the Division field.

Filtering the Products

In the Discounts window:

  1. Click the Hardware Discounts tab
  2. Enter the filter criteria
  3. Click the Checkmark icon
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Discounts window; shows the filter information and the location of the checkmark icon.

After you filter the product list, you can enter the discount string by finish or option.

Entering the Discount String by Finish or Option

In the top toolbar:

  1. Click one of the Apply Discount icons
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Discounts window; shows the location of the Apply Discouunt icons.

In the Apply Discount String window:

  1. Enter the discount string
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Apply Discouunt String window; shows the discount string.
  1. Press Tab
    • The Discount String Global Change dialog box will open

If you want to apply the discounts to finishes or options:

  1. Click Yes
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Discount String Global Change dialog box; shows the location of Yes.
  1. Click OK
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Apply Discount String window; shows all finishes with a discount string and the location of OK.

The filtered products now have discounts.

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