Traffic documents, also called traffic orders or forms, can be generated by and printed from CATS.
The following is a list of traffic document types, any special information about these types, and their usage in CATS.
Once you have created a contract and a location screen, you can create any form at any time. However, you may wish to wait until you have information needed on the form filled in on the location screen.
The location screen will show the traffic documents.
To add a form, first navigate to a location screen using any method. See wiki An Overview of the Location Screen for help.
Once location screen is picked, proceed to Ord > Add form from the menu bar.
Select a type of traffic form.
Select account code for this form.
Location screen alert may come up. Say Yes.
Another way to add a form is from the main menu. Go to Traffic > Forms > Add.
Select a type of traffic form. Press Save.
Select account code for this form. Press Apply to continue.
Edit- Allows user to make changes on the traffic form.
Prn- See below Printing Forms.
Del- Delete exsisting marks.
Mark- See below Adding and Editing Marks.
Get Marks- See below section Get Marks.
Template- Create a new template or modify an existing one.
Mrk Order- Order marks by certain criteria.
Address- Allows user to edit delivery clerk, release to, deliver to, account of.
Sign- Attach a digital signature to a document.
Sample- This option is only available on a sampling order. Lets user add sample(s) to the order.
After you create an order form, you can add, edit, copy, delete or scan marks. If you choose Marks > Add from top menu bar, you will manually enter information pertinent to this order.
Instead of entering information manual, you can choose to select marks from a purchase order. Go to Get Marks > Select from Purchase.
Choose the purchase order. Press Continue.
Select the traffic screen for marks. Press Continue.
The marks will be on the bottom of the traffic form.
Column settings control which columns appear and in what order, for all scans in CATS. To change default columns that are printed for any type of form, see the wiki on displayed columns. To change the Marks Column Templates on a single traffic form, go to Marks < Choose Marks Column.
These are templates that exist only on this traffic form. Choose the template and press Continue.
Continue to print as usual.