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Tips & Tricks: Where did that BOM come from?

In release 9.0.4 development added new column “Entered_By” to the Work Order table.  It’s didn’t seem like much at the time but upon further review it’s a very nice addition.  You now know who created the structure and what application was used to do it.   Was it from a quote?  Firming a Planning order? Linking a work order to a sales order line? DBR?   The column is displayed on the WO/EM/QM header and a tooltip with the name of the user, application and any associated info is displayed. 



You can also look in the database itself to see this info:



It’s doesn’t solve all of life’s mysteries but it does answer the question – where did that BOM come from?  And it couldn’t be easier to answer.