Copying format of one Modified Form to Another Version of the Form

Written By: Wendy Johnson

from April 1, 2013

Note: These steps use SOP Blank Invoice Form and SOP Blank History Invoice Form as examples.

1. Go to Tools | Customize | Customization Maintenance.

2. Export a package file of your SOP Blank Invoice Form to the Desktop. Give the package file the name “SOPBlankInvoiceForm.Package”.

3. Export a package file of your current SOP Blank History Invoice Form to the Desktop. Give the package file the name “SOPBlankHistoryInvoiceForm.Package”

4. On your desktop, change the file extensions of SOPBlankInvoiceForm.Package and SOPBlankHistoryInvoiceForm.Package from Package to txt.

5. Open SOPBlankInvoiceForm.txt:

a. Go to Edit | Select All.

b. Then go to Edit | Copy.

c. Click x on the upper right hand corner to close SOPBlankInvoiceForm.txt.

6. Open SOPBlankHistoryInvoiceForm.Package:

a. Go to Edit | Select All.

b. Then go to Edit | Paste.

c. Go to Edit | Replace.

– Enter SOP Blank Invoice Form in the Find What field.

– Enter SOP Blank History Invoice Form in the Replace With field.

– Click Replace All.

– Enter SOP_HDR_WORK in the Find What field.

– Enter SOP_HDR_HIST in the Replace With field.

– Click Replace All.

– Enter SOP_LINE_WORK in the Find What field.

– Enter SOP_LINE_HIST in the Replace With field.

d. Go to File | Save.

e. Click x on the upper right hand corner to close SOPBlankHistoryInvoiceForm.Package.

7. Change the file extension of SOPBlankHistoryInvoiceForm.Package from txt to Package.

8. Import the new SOPBlankHistoryInvoiceForm.Package.