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EPC Flexible Publishing

User manual

As at 07/03
2003 Copyright DaimlerChrysler AG
This document with all its sections is protected under the laws of copyright.
Its use for any purpose whatsoever requires the prior written consent of DaimlerChrysler AG.

This applies in particular to its reproduction, distribution, modification, translation, recording on microfilm or storage
and/or processing in electronic systems, including databases and on-line services.

Produced by:
DaimlerChrysIer AG, Stuttgart
GSP/TI

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List of Contents I

Contents
Preface ........................................................................................................................................................ 1
1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 2
1.1 System platform for EPC Flexible Publishing ............................................................................................... 2
1.2 Documentation for the EPC User ................................................................................................................. 2
1.3 Abbreviations .............................................................................................................................................. 4
2 Basics .......................................................................................................................................................... 5
2.1 Using the Mouse ......................................................................................................................................... 5
2.2 Using the Keyboard ..................................................................................................................................... 6
2.3 Mask layout/Windowing .............................................................................................................................. 8
2.3.1 Menu Bar ................................................................................................................................................... 10
2.3.2 Toolbar ...................................................................................................................................................... 13
2.3.3 Information Area ........................................................................................................................................ 15
2.3.4 EPC Message Line ..................................................................................................................................... 17
2.3.5 Function Bar .............................................................................................................................................. 18
2.4 Control Elements ....................................................................................................................................... 21
2.4.1 Information Field ....................................................................................................................................... 21
2.4.2 Input Fields ................................................................................................................................................ 22
2.4.3 Action Button ............................................................................................................................................ 23
2.4.4 Page Arrow ................................................................................................................................................ 24
2.4.5 Selection List ............................................................................................................................................. 25
2.4.5.1 Selection Lists with Input Fields ................................................................................................................ 25
2.4.5.2 Selection Lists with Individual Selections .................................................................................................. 27
2.4.5.3 Selection Lists with Multiple Selections .................................................................................................... 28
2.4.6 Submenus ................................................................................................................................................. 29
2.4.7 Pop-Up Menus ........................................................................................................................................... 30
2.5 Help (DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help) .......................................................................................................... 31
3 EPC Access Paths ...................................................................................................................................... 33
4 EPC Initial Screen ...................................................................................................................................... 36
4.1 World Manufacturer Code ......................................................................................................................... 38
4.2 FIN History ................................................................................................................................................ 39
5 Selecting an Aggregate .............................................................................................................................. 40
6 Class Index ................................................................................................................................................ 41
7 Model Index ............................................................................................................................................... 42
7.1 Restricting the Model Index via the Sales Designation (VB) ...................................................................... 44
8 Catalogue Index ......................................................................................................................................... 45
8.1 Selecting the Market ................................................................................................................................. 46
8.2 Model Overview ......................................................................................................................................... 47
9 Data Card .................................................................................................................................................. 48
9.1 Car Vehicle Data Card ............................................................................................................................... 48
9.1.1 Car Production Order ................................................................................................................................ 50
9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order ....................................................................................................... 50
9.2 Commercial Vehicle Data Card .................................................................................................................. 51
9.2.1 Aggregate Variant ...................................................................................................................................... 52
9.3 Industrial Engine Data Card (IMO) ............................................................................................................. 53
9.4 Vehicle Data Card Bus ............................................................................................................................... 54
10 Information Page ....................................................................................................................................... 55
11 Search ....................................................................................................................................................... 57
11.1 Hitlist - Name Search ................................................................................................................................ 60
12 Find SA ...................................................................................................................................................... 61
13 Filter Menu ................................................................................................................................................ 62
14 Standard Group Index ................................................................................................................................ 65
15 Aggregate Index ........................................................................................................................................ 66
16 SA Index (Special Versions Index) ............................................................................................................. 67

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17 SA Stroke Index ......................................................................................................................................... 68


18 Standard Sub-Group Index ......................................................................................................................... 69
19 Illustrated Page .......................................................................................................................................... 70
19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages ........................................................................................................................ 73
19.2 This Illustration is not Available at this Time .............................................................................................. 75
19.3 F6 All ......................................................................................................................................................... 76
19.4 Create User Note Illustrated Page .......................................................................................................... 77
19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page ........................................................................................................ 78
20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information .................................................................................................... 79
20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages ....................................................................................... 79
20.2 Parts Information for SA Illustrated Pages ................................................................................................. 83
20.3 Footnotes .................................................................................................................................................. 84
20.3.1 ES1 Code ................................................................................................................................................... 85
20.3.2 ES2 Code ................................................................................................................................................... 87
20.4 Part-based "Code Information", "SA/Component Information" and "Construction Kit Translation" ........... 89
20.4.1 Code Information ....................................................................................................................................... 89
20.4.2 SA/Component Information ...................................................................................................................... 90
20.4.3 Construction Kit Translation ...................................................................................................................... 91
20.5 Duplicate Part ............................................................................................................................................ 92
20.6 Create User Note Part Item .................................................................................................................... 93
20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item .................................................................................................................. 94
21 Selected Parts List ..................................................................................................................................... 95
21.1 List Menu ................................................................................................................................................... 97
21.1.1 Add Part Number ....................................................................................................................................... 99
21.1.2 Change Designation ................................................................................................................................. 100
21.1.3 Change Quantity ...................................................................................................................................... 101
21.1.4 Change Code ........................................................................................................................................... 102
21.1.5 Delete Code ............................................................................................................................................. 103
21.1.6 Change Remarks ..................................................................................................................................... 104
21.1.7 Delete Remarks ....................................................................................................................................... 105
21.1.8 List Update .............................................................................................................................................. 106
21.2 Util (List Utilities) ..................................................................................................................................... 107
21.2.1 Save Current List ..................................................................................................................................... 108
21.2.1.1 Save Current List to an Existing Folder .................................................................................................... 108
21.2.1.2 Save Current List to a New Folder ........................................................................................................... 110
21.2.2 Clear Current List .................................................................................................................................... 111
21.2.3 Recall a Saved List ................................................................................................................................... 111
21.2.4 Copy a List ............................................................................................................................................... 111
21.2.5 Delete a Saved List .................................................................................................................................. 112
21.2.6 Delete Folder ........................................................................................................................................... 112
22 Add .......................................................................................................................................................... 113
22.1 Add Part Number ..................................................................................................................................... 113
22.2 ES Code Input .......................................................................................................................................... 114
22.3 Change Quantity ...................................................................................................................................... 115
23 Displaying Images/Text ........................................................................................................................... 116
24 Printing .................................................................................................................................................... 117
25 Exit Menu ................................................................................................................................................. 118
26 MBXX Configuration ................................................................................................................................. 119
27 Applications ............................................................................................................................................. 120
27.1 Class Index (Shop Materials) ................................................................................................................... 121
27.1.1 Shop Material Group Index ...................................................................................................................... 122
27.1.1.1 Parts Information (Shop Materials) .......................................................................................................... 123
27.2 Password ................................................................................................................................................. 124
27.3 Workstation Configuration ....................................................................................................................... 125
27.3.1 Classes (Select Market) ........................................................................................................................... 128
27.3.2 Valid Classes ........................................................................................................................................... 129
27.3.3 FIN History (Workstation Configuration) .................................................................................................. 130

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27.3.4 Select User Notes Date Format ............................................................................................................... 131


27.4 About DC EPC .......................................................................................................................................... 132
27.5 What's New ............................................................................................................................................. 133
27.6 Code/SA/Component Search Screen ..................................................................................................... 135
27.7 User Notes Administration ...................................................................................................................... 137
27.7.1 Change User Note ................................................................................................................................... 137
27.7.2 Print User Notes ...................................................................................................................................... 138
28 EPC - Fault Report ................................................................................................................................... 139
Index ....................................................................................................................................................... 140

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Preface
EPC Flexible Publishing is one of the systems developed by DaimlerChrysler AG together with its specialist partners, and
is used by the parts divisions of DaimlerChrysler AG and its partners to determine part numbers automatically.

The system provides the following range of functions:


. It contains the parts documentation for the current commercial vehicle and passenger car ranges since approx. 1962
and the vehicle data cards since approx. 1978.
. It enables you to determine parts quickly.
. It allows you to call up the parts of a vehicle which are available.
. It contains an open parts transfer interface to business application systems.

The user documentation is combined with the "EPC Flexible Publishing" course to provide you with the knowledge you need
to make optimum use of the "EPC".
General issues relating to the EPC are presented in a comprehensible way and illustrated with text and pictures.

A clear list of contents provides you with quick access to the individual sections in this documentation.
A detailed, alphabetical index facilitates access to all the important terms used in this text.

The instructions provided in the user documentation are based on the software version
Release: 11.2.22
DVD Release: FP 07/2003

i Detailed knowledge on Mercedes-Benz products and the structure of the MB parts documentation is a prereq-
uisite.

This documentation was developed and compiled by DAI


on behalf of GSP/TI.

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1 General
With the "EPC Flexible Publishing" system, DaimlerChrysler AG aims to improve the availability and usefulness of the parts
documentation on the screen by optimizing access and using automatic evaluations in conjunction with the data card.
EPC Flexible Publishing contains the parts documentation for the current commercial vehicle and passenger car ranges
since approx. 1962 and the vehicle data cards since approx. 1978.

EPC Flexible Publishing:


. Monthly update and dispatch of data on DVD.
. System operation with mouse or keyboard.
. Simple system operation.
. Quick and reliable access to parts information.
. Facilitates the search for part numbers.
. Access to the vehicle data card.
. Vehicle-specific parts determination.
. Automatic part number search.
. Link to business application systems via an open parts transfer interface.
. Complete network solution (client/server).
. Data card interface to WIS (Workshop Information System).

1.1 System platform for EPC Flexible Publishing


EPC Flexible Publishing is available on the following system platforms:
. Windows NT 4.0 (Client/Server)
. Windows 2000 (Client/Server)
. Windows XP (Client)

1.2 Documentation for the EPC User


Information on the use of EPC Flexible Publishing is available as different types of publication and with varying levels of
detail.

Documentation for the EPC User


Publication format Contents Title Call using

Electronic documenta- Detailed description of all EPC Flexible Publishing, . Using the icon "MB-DOC" in the
tion in PDF format functions and masks in EPC User Documentation, "DB Program Manager"
i If the PDF file is not Flexible Publishing. Published 07/2003. or
legible, the Acrobat . DVD, in the directory
reader can be installed 184\DOCUMENT\
using DVD from the USERMAN.
directory \ R e a d e r \
0007 (German)
0009 (English).

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Publication format Contents Title Call using

Help document in EPC Description of all EPC screens An overview of the titles 1 in EPC Flexible Publishing.
Flexible Publishing and all functions. into which the Help top-
ics are divided can be
viewed by means of the
"Contents" index.

What's New "What's New" provides EPC What's New. . 2 / What's New/Select Desired
users with a direct flow of in- Month
formation about or
. New functions . Select the menu bar Goto/
. Hints and tips Applications/What's New/
. Technical information, Desired Month.
e.g. changes to design
groups.

Documentation for the System Administrator


Publication format Contents Title Call using

Electronic documenta- Description of all administra- Utilities (WIS/EPC) . Using the icon "MB-DOC" in the
tion in PDF format tive functions. . Mercedes-Benz "DB Program Manager"
i If the PDF file is not PM G.06 or
legible, the Acrobat . Mercedes-Benz . DVD, in the directory
reader can be WIS/ASRA G.06 \README\SUPPORT\
installed using DVD . EPC Flexible ADMIN.
from the directory Publishing
\Reader\
0007 (German)
0009 (English).

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1.3 Abbreviations

Abbreviation Meaning
BM Model
DVD-ROM Digital Versatile Disc (read only memory)
DK Data Card
DP Data Processing
EPC Electronic Parts Catalogue
ES Code Supplementary CODE
FIN European Vehicle Ident. Number
GA Automatic Transmission
GM Manual Transmission
GR Group
ID Identification
KB Code Letter
LL Left-hand Drive
NAW Commercial Vehicles (Switzerland)
NB As Required
PM DB Program Manager
RL Right-hand Drive
SA Special Version
VB Sales Designation
VIN non-European Vehicle Ident. Number
WIS Workshop Information System

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2 Basics

i This section provides you with information that is an essential prerequisite for operating the EPC. It
explains the control elements in detail.

You can perform all actions in the EPC using the mouse or keyboard.

2.1 Using the Mouse


You can perform the following operations in the EPC using the left or right mouse button.
Left mouse button You click the left mouse button to make selections that usually trigger an action in the EPC.
Examples:
. Selecting an illustrated item,
. Selecting an item in a selection list,
. Activating a function from the menu bar,
. Activating an action button,
. Activating/deactivating parts in the parts information or selected parts list.

Right mouse button You click the right mouse button to trigger functions. This button performs the same function as
the R key.
Examples:
. Confirming inputs in input fields,
. Returning to screens which have a higher position in the hierarchy (e. g. returning from the
sub-group selection list to the group selection list),
. Closing submenus.

Middle mouse button i The middle mouse button does not have any functions in the EPC.

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2.2 Using the Keyboard


The keyboard is an input device which you can use to send commands to the EPC.

Meaning and Function of the Keys in EPC Flexible Publishing:


Key(s) Name Function

1 to ) Function keys The function keys 1 to ) correspond to the action buttons "F1" to "F12" in the
function bar on the screen. see Section "2.3.5 Function Bar".

C Control key The key combinations C and 1 to ) correspond to the action buttons "CF1"
+ + to "CF12" in the function bar on the screen.
1 to ) Function key see Section "2.3.5 Function Bar".

A+4 Alt key Calls up the "Exit Menu" which displays a confirmation prompt before you exit
+ the EPC. see Section "25 Exit Menu".
Function key
A+T Alt key You can switch between active programs using the key combination A + T
+ (tab) and without interrupting the current program.
Tab key i When you switch between programs, the programs remain active. The screen
settings and selections stay the same.

T Tab key . Opens the "World Manufacturer Code" submenu in the EPC initial screen.
see Section "4.1 World Manufacturer Code".
. Moves the cursor forwards in the "Search" submenu.
see Section "11 Search".
. Moves the selection between the action buttons in pop-up menus.
see Section "2.4.7 Pop-Up Menus".

s Shift Moves the cursor backwards in the "Search" submenu.


+ + see Section "11 Search".
T Tab key

B Backspace key Deletes the last character in input fields. see Section "2.4.2 Input Fields".

p Print Creates a 1:1 printout of the contents of the screen (hard copy).
see Section "24 Printing".

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Key(s) Name Function

R Return . Confirms entries in input fields.


or or . Returns to screens which have a higher position in the hierarchy (e. g. returns
Enter from the sub-group selection list to the group selection list).
E
. Closes submenus. see Section "2.4.6 Submenus".
. Activates an action button in the "Search" submenu.
see Section "11 Search".

P Home . Changes the input field in the "Model Index" screen from "Enter Item" to "Enter
VB" (VB=sales designation e. g. C180).
see Section "7.1 Restricting the Model Index via the Sales Designation
(VB)".
. Opens a submenu in a multi-page parts information screen. This enables you
to call up a particular page by entering a page number.
see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".
. Opens the "LIST MENU" in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" screen.
see Section "21.1 List Menu".

s Shift key The key combinations s and o u l r enable you to move in the direction
+ + of the cursor between the submenus, such as "Add Part Number".
ou Cursor keys see Section "2.4.6 Submenus".
lr
s Shift key . s+ 2 calls up the "Create User Note" window.w
+ + see Section "19.4 Create User Note Illustrated Page".
2 or 3 Function key see Section "20.6 Create User Note Part Item".
. s+ 3 calls up the "Display User Notes" window.
see Section "19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page".
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

H Insert . Activates the selection * in selection lists with multiple selection (e. g. parts
information).
see Section "2.4.5.3 Selection Lists with Multiple Selections".
. Activates selected entries in selection lists with individual selection.
see Section "2.4.5.2 Selection Lists with Individual Selections".

G Delete Deactivates the selection * in selection lists with multiple selection (e. g. parts
information). see Section "2.4.5.3 Selection Lists with Multiple Selections".

ou Cursor keys . Moves the selection bar in selection lists up or down.


. Moves the enlarged screen up or down.
see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".
. Moves the selection between the action buttons in pop-up menus.

lr Cursor keys . Enable you to scroll between illustrated pages.


. Scroll in multi-page selection lists.
. Move the enlarged screen to the left or to the right.
see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".
. Move the selection between the action buttons in pop-up menus.

W Page up . Moves down a page in multi-page selection lists.


. Moves to the next illustrated page.

V Page down . Moves up a page in multi-page selection lists.


. Returns to the previous illustrated page.

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2.3 Mask layout/Windowing


The EPC FP mask is a standard Windows screen. The window can be minimized to an icon in the Windows task bar if re-
quired, or scaled to whichever size you wish. When the window does not take up the full screen, you can scroll through the
document using the scroll bars.

1 System menu The "System menu" contains a selection of different functions, which enable you to move, min-
imize, maximize, close and change the size of the window.

2 Title bar Contains the title of the program. To move the program window, select the title bar, hold the
mouse button and drag the mouse pointer to the new position.

3 Window size If you move the mouse pointer to the corner or border of a window, the window changes its
shape. Press and hold the mouse button and move the mouse pointer to change the window
size as follows:
Corner of window = vertically and horizontally
Border of window = vertically or horizontally

4 Icon field The window is displayed as an icon which appears on the "Windows task bar". The program re-
mains active, and the current contents of your work remain unchanged. Use the key combina-
tion A + T or select the program icon from the "Windows task bar" to return to that
program.

5 Full screen/ Use this function to switch between full-screen view and original size (the window is displayed
Original size in its most recent dimensions).

6 Exit Windows Closes the window.

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7 Menu bar The menu bar contains the main menus:


. File
. Terminal
. Goto
. Find
. Information
. Part Info
. Image
. Review List
. Help
A separate submenu with various menu entries is assigned to each main menu.
see Section "2.3.1 Menu Bar".

8 Toolbar Contains action buttons (e. g. Print, Zoom...) which you can use to trigger functions.
see Section "2.3.2 Toolbar".

9 Information area Contains information fields which vary, depending on the contents of the work area.
You cannot make any entries here. see Section "2.3.3 Information Area".

0 Work area This is where you interact with the EPC (e. g. inputs, selections, displays, requests, ...).
i The individual control elements are displayed in the work area, in accordance with the
screen. see Section "2.4 Control Elements".

a EPC message line Displays system messages (e. g. "No datacard available").
see Section "2.3.4 EPC Message Line".

b Function bar Depending on the work area, this bar contains function buttons which can be used to trig-
ger or call up functions. see Section "2.3.5 Function Bar".
i By default, the function bar (also known as the function key strip) is not displayed
when you install the EPC.
To display the function bar, see Section "2.3.5 Function Bar".

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2.3.1 Menu Bar


The menu bar contains submenus with commands that trigger functions or call up submenus, in accordance with the con-
tents of the work area. The menu bar and function bar contain the same functions.

i Some of the commands in the submenus of the menu bar may not always be available. This depends on the
screen currently displayed.

Menu Submenu Function Meaning / Function


key/Key com-
bination
File Configuration Calls up the "MBXX Configuration" screen in which you can de-
fine the basic EPC settings (e. g. background color, ...).
see Section "26 MBXX Configuration".
Print Ctrl+P C+P Calls up the "Print" submenu. Usually, only the contents dis-
played on the screen are formatted and printed out, with the ex-
ception of the "Data card" and "SELECTED PART LIST" screens.
see Section "24 Printing".
Print Window C+W Calls up the "Print" submenu. Only the contents displayed in the
EPC window are printed out.
see Section "24 Printing".
Print Screen Prt Scrn Calls up the "Print" submenu. Creates a 1:1 printout of the
screen contents (hard copy).
see Section "24 Printing".
Print Setup Calls up the "Print" submenu and allows you to define the print
setup settings as standard in Windows.
see Section "24 Printing".

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Menu Submenu Function Meaning / Function


key/Key com-
bination
Exit A + 4 Calls up the "Exit Menu" which displays a confirmation prompt
before you exit the EPC.
see Section "25 Exit Menu".
Terminal No function.
Goto Applications F2 2 Opens the "Applications" submenu.
see Section "27 Applications".
Chassis F3 3 The "FIN History" is called from the initial screen.
see Section "4.2 FIN History".
The EPC initial screen is called from all the other screens.
see Section "4 EPC Initial Screen".
Group Index F4 4 Calls up the group index.
see Section "14 Standard Group Index".
Sub-group Index F5 5 Calls up the sub-group index.
see Section "18 Standard Sub-Group Index".
SA Index F9 9 Calls up the SA index.
see Section "16 SA Index (Special Versions Index)".
BM/SA F8 8 Switches between
BM = Standard parts range
SA = SA parts range.
Find Part Search F11 = Calls up the "Search" submenu.
see Section "11 Search".
Find SA F10 0 Calls up the "Find SA" submenu.
see Section "12 Find SA".
Information Model Info C+8 Calls up the "Information Page" submenu.
Ctrl+F8 see Section "10 Information Page".
Filter/Code F7 7 Calls up the "Filter Menu" of the data filter.
see Section "13 Filter Menu".
Calls up the "Code Information" from the parts information,
after you have selected a part with code information.
see Section "20.4.1 Code Information".
Datacard Ctrl+F6 C+6 Calls up the "data card".
i This function is only possible after you have entered a valid
Vehicle Ident. Number.
see Section "9 Data Card".
Create User Note s+ 2 Calls up the "Create User Note" window.w
see Section "19.4 Create User Note Illustrated Page".
see Section "20.6 Create User Note Part Item".
Display User Notes s+ 3 Calls up the "Display User Notes" window.w
see Section "19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page".
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

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Menu Submenu Function Meaning / Function


key/Key com-
bination
Part Info All records F6 6 Opens the parts information screen and copies all illustrated and
non-illustrated part items from the selected illustrated page.
i This function is only possible in the illustrated page.
see Section "19.3 F6 All".
see Section "19 Illustrated Page".
see Section "20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information".
Footnotes Ctrl+F2 C+2 Calls up the "Footnotes" submenu.
see Section "20.3 Footnotes".
Image Image Text F12 ) Shows or hides the illustrated pages in the parts information.
i This function is only possible in the parts information or illus-
trated page. see Section "23 Displaying Images/Text".
Zoom Ctrl+F1 C+1 Activates/deactivates the enlargement (zoom) function in illus-
trated pages.
see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".
Review List View List Ctrl+F4 C+ 4 Calls up the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".
see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
Add Parts Ctrl+F9 C+9 Calls up the "Add Part Number" submenu.
see Section "22 Add".
see Section "22.1 Add Part Number".
Calls up the "ES CODE INPUT" submenu from the parts infor-
mation. see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".
List Menu P Calls up the "LIST MENU" for changing the review list
(e. g. adding a parts number, changing a designation, ...).
see Section "21.1 List Menu".
List Utils Ctrl+F7 C+7 Calls up the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu for administrating the re-
view list (e. g. save current list, copy a list ...).
see Section "21.2 Util (List Utilities)".
Help Help Screen F1 1 Calls up the "DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help" help function with
help texts for the screen concerned.
see Section "2.5 Help (DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help)".
Fkey map Opens a submenu for choosing the desired function.
i The submenu corresponds to the function bar.
Whats New Infor- 2 Opens the "Applications" submenu.
mation F2 see Section "27 Applications".

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2.3.2 Toolbar
You can only operate the toolbar with the mouse. The toolbar contains action buttons for triggering functions. The buttons
displayed vary depending on the contents of the work area.

1 Print Calls up the "Print" submenu for setting the print options.
see Section "24 Printing".

2 Cursor key up . Moves the selection bar up in a selection list.


. Moves the enlarged screen up.

3 Cursor key down . Moves the selection bar down in a selection list.
. Moves the enlarged screen down.

4 Cursor key left . Scrolls within selection lists.


. Moves the enlarged screen to the left.

5 Cursor key right . Scrolls within selection lists.


. Moves the enlarged screen to the right.

6 Page up . Moves down a page.


. Moves to the next illustrated page.

7 Page down . Moves up a page.


. Returns to the previous illustrated page.

8 Return . Confirms entries in input fields.


. Returns to screens which have a higher position in the hierarchy (e. g. returns from
the sub-group selection list to the group selection list).
. Closes submenus.

9 Zoom Activates/deactivates the enlargement (zoom) function in illustrated pages.


see Section "19 Illustrated Page".

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0 Call up data card Calls up the data card.


see Section "9 Data Card".

a Call up footnote Calls up the "Footnotes" submenu in the parts information.


see Section "20.3 Footnotes".

b Call up selected parts list Calls up the selected parts list.


see Section "21 Selected Parts List".

c Copy parts to selected A star "*" appears in front of the selected list entry, and the part is copied to the
parts list "SELECTED PARTS LIST".
see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".

d Display User Notes User notes that are displayed in the illustrated page or for the part item can be called up
by selecting the "Display User Notes" icon.
see Section "19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page".
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

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2.3.3 Information Area


The "information area" contains information on the criteria chosen by the user for determining a specific part.
Inputs are not possible.

Chassis Depending on input/selection, displays


. the selected model (6-character),
. the selected Vehicle Ident. Number (17-character).
Model Depending on input/selection, displays
. the selected type,
. the selected model,
. the selected Vehicle Ident. Number,
. the selected aggregate ID number.
VB Sales designation.
Displays the chassis, engine, or transmission sales designation, depending on the selected engine.
Group Displays the selected group index together with its designation.

SA Special version.
Displays the chosen SA number, stroke, and designation.
Class Displays the activated class e. g. CAR.

Cat. Internal information for the EPC authors.


Displays the selected category of the type of documentation (e.g. BM, BM+, SA, NED).

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DK Displays the data card status.


NO No data card available.
GR/SA Data card sorted according to group/SA.
DK CODE/SA Data card sorted according to CODE/SA.
DK CODE SA not taken into account. All technically possible SAs
are displayed.
i The customer has to provide information on all SAs that are actually installed.
The codes have to be evaluated manually using the CODE book.
IND ENG DK Industrial engines data card.
Agg Chassis Chassis Catalogue
Agg: M Aggregate Catalogue: Engine
Agg: GM Aggregate Catalogue: Manual Transmission
Agg: GA Aggregate Catalogue: Automatic Transmission
Agg: P Aggregate Catalogue: Platform
Agg: FH Aggregate Catalogue: Cab/Body
Agg: LG Aggregate Catalogue: Steering
Agg: V1 Aggregate Catalogue: Front Axle 1
Agg: V2 Aggregate Catalogue: Front Axle 2
Agg: H1 Aggregate Catalogue: Rear Axle 1
Agg: H2 Aggregate Catalogue: Rear Axle 2
Agg: VG Aggregate Catalogue: Transfer Case
Agg: FG Aggregate Catalogue: Chassis
Filter Describes the status of the data filter settings. see Section "13 Filter Menu".
STD DEFAULT FILTER LEVELS.
MOD Filter setting was changed.
OFF NO FILTERING.
SA AVAIL SA information (extras) is available for the selection made.

1 Selected Displays the selected Market. see Section "8.1 Selecting the Market"
Market
Europe
Japan
Latin America
North America
South Africa

2 Catalogue Internal information for the EPC authors.


name

3 Workstation Name of the workstation.


name

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2.3.4 EPC Message Line


System messages are displayed in the "EPC message line".

1 EPC message Displays system messages.


line
Non-Illustrated Parts Indicates that not all parts are displayed on the illustrated page.
may be Available i With function "F6 All", you can copy all parts to the parts informa-
tion, including the non-illustrated parts.
see Section "19.3 F6 All".
see Section "2.3.5 Function Bar".
see Section "2.3.1 Menu Bar".
No datacard available This message appears after you have entered a 14-character Vehicle
Ident. Number
. whose data card is not stored in the EPC.
In this case, the 6-character model type is evaluated.
. in conjunction with an incorrect world manufacturer code.
You must choose the correct world manufacturer code.
see Section "4.1 World Manufacturer Code".
No matching parts are This message appears if no illustrated page is available and if the
available "F6 All" function called up no parts information.
In this case, the parts are contained in the standard parts range.
You can go directly to the standard parts range using the following func-
tions:
. Function key "8 BM/SA",
. Menu bar "Goto/BM/SA F8"
. With R
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User Notes Available If the message "User Notes Available" appears in the illustrated page,
the user notes can be called up by selecting the icon "Display User
Notes" in the toolbar.
see Section "19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page".
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

2.3.5 Function Bar


Depending on the work area, the function bar contains action buttons that can be used to trigger or call up functions.
The function bar always displays the functions that are currently available. It performs the same function as the menu bar.

i By default, the function bar (also known as the function key strip) is not displayed when you install the EPC.

Activating/Deactivating the Function Bar:


From the initial EPC screen:
Choose "Goto" in the menu bar
Choose "Applications"
Choose " Utilities"
Enter the system password: m b a g
Choose 7 "Funktion Key Strip"
: Set to ON or OFF.
Exit EPC from the menu bar with the function "File/Exit".
: The change is not visible until you restart the EPC FP.

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Using the Keyboard:


From the initial EPC screen:
2 Call up the "Applications" submenu.
2xu+R Position the selection bar on "Utilities".
mbag + R Enter m b a g
7+R Enter 7
: Set to ON or OFF.
A+4 Exit the EPC.
: The change is not visible until you restart the EPC FP.

The meaning of the individual function keys:


Key Function key/ Meaning / Function
Key combination
F1 Help 1 Calls up the "DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help" help function with help texts for the
current screen.
see Section "2.5 Help (DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help)".
F2 Appl 2 Calls up the "Applications" submenu.
see Section "27 Applications".
F3 Chas 3 . In the EPC initial screen, the "FIN History" is called.
see Section "4.2 FIN History".
. In all the other screens, the EPC initial screen is called.
see Section "4 EPC Initial Screen".
F4 Grpx 4 Calls up the group index see Section "14 Standard Group Index".
F5 Sub Grpx 5 Calls up the sub-group index.
see Section "18 Standard Sub-Group Index".
F6 All 6 This function is only possible in the illustrated page, opens the parts information
and copies "all" illustrated and non-illustrated part items from the selected illus-
trated page.
see Section "19.3 F6 All".
see Section "19 Illustrated Page".
see Section "20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information".
F7 Fltr Code 7 The function key has two functions, which differ depending on the item in EPC.
. Code = Call up part-based "Code Information"
In the parts information, the "Code Information" is opened when the select-
ed part item is encoded.
see Section "20.4.1 Code Information".
. Fltr = Call up filter menu
Calls up the filter menu of the data filter
see Section "13 Filter Menu".
F8 BM/SA 8 Switches between
. BM = Standard parts range
. SA = SA parts range.
F9 SA Indx 9 Calls up the "SA Index".
see Section "16 SA Index (Special Versions Index)".
F10 Find SA 0 Calls up the "Find SA" submenu see Section "12 Find SA".
F11 Part Srch = Calls up the "Search" submenu see Section "11 Search".

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Key Function key/ Meaning / Function


Key combination
F12 Img/Txt ) Shows or hides the illustrated pages in the parts information.
i This function is only available in the parts information and illustrated page.
see Section "23 Displaying Images/Text".
CF1 Zoom C+1 Activates/deactivates the zoom function in illustrated pages.
see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".
CF2 Note C+2 Calls up the "Footnotes" submenu. see Section "20.3 Footnotes".
CF3 C+3 No function.
CF4 List C+4 Calls up the "SELECTED PARTS LIST". see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
CF5 C+5 No function.
CF6 Data Card C+6 Calls up the "data card".
i This function is only possible after you have entered a valid ID number.
see Section "9.1 Car Vehicle Data Card".
CF7 List Util C+7 Calls up the "LIST UTILS" submenu for administrating the review list (e. g. save,
copy review list ...). see Section "21.2 Util (List Utilities)".
CF8 Info C+8 Calls up the "Information Page" submenu.
see Section "10 Information Page".
CF9 Add Part C+9 . Calls up the "Add Part Number" submenu.
see Section "22 Add".
see Section "22.1 Add Part Number".
. Calls up the "ES CODE INPUT" submenu from the parts information.
see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".
CF10 Chg Qty C+0 Calls up the "Change Qty" submenu. see Section "22.3 Change Quantity".
CF11 C+= No function.
CF12 Prnt C+) Calls up the "Print" submenu. Usually, only the contents displayed on the screen
are edited and printed, except in the "Data card" and "SELECTED PARTS LIST"
screens. see Section "24 Printing".
AF4 Sysx A+4 Calls up the "Exit Menu" which displays a confirmation prompt before you exit
the EPC. see Section "25 Exit Menu".

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2.4 Control Elements


You operate the control elements by:
. Means of the keyboard
. Selecting the elements using the left mouse button

In the following section, the control elements are described in detail according to:
. Properties
. Mouse and keyboard control
. Tips, important additional information

2.4.1 Information Field


Displays the information selected by the user (vehicle-specific, information-specific).

i Inputs and selections are not possible.

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2.4.2 Input Fields


For entering data. The input field generally contains a blinking cursor. You confirm your entries with R.

Enter data.
Confirm with the right mouse button
or
Click the "Return" action button in the toolbar. see Section "2.3.2 Toolbar".

Using the Keyboard:


e. g. 24 Enter data.
R Confirm.
B Deletes the last character (for correction purposes).

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2.4.3 Action Button


The action button calls up a submenu or triggers an action.

Click the action button with the left mouse button.


: A submenu is called or an action triggered.

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2.4.4 Page Arrow


The page arrow indicates that further pages are available in the current screen. The page arrow enables you to scroll one
page forwards or backwards.

1 Page arrow Scrolls one page forwards or backwards.

2 Information field An information field is generally displayed together with the page arrow. This field shows
the page currently displayed and the total number of pages.

Scrolling by page

Click the page arrow with the left mouse button.


: You scroll one page forwards or backwards.

Using the Keyboard:

W or r Scrolls one page forwards.

V or l Scrolls one page backwards.

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2.4.5 Selection List


Contains one or more selection options in a table. Individual or multiple selections may be available, depending on the func-
tion.
There are three types of selection list:
. Selection lists with input fields see Section "2.4.5.1 Selection Lists with Input Fields"
. Selection lists for individual selections see Section "2.4.5.2 Selection Lists with Individual Selections"
. Selection lists for multiple selections see Section "2.4.5.3 Selection Lists with Multiple Selections"

2.4.5.1 Selection Lists with Input Fields


You can only make individual selections in selection lists with input fields.
To activate an entry in the list:
. Select it with the left mouse button.
. Enter the abbreviation in the input field and confirm it with R.

1 List entry Element in a selection list. Each list entry generally has an abbreviation.

2 Abbreviation You can enter the abbreviation in the input field.


Example:
. Group or sub-group number
. Catalogue code (e. g. M=engine, ...)

3 Input field For entering an abbreviation that is assigned to an entry in the selection list (e. g. group or sub-
group number, catalogue code, e. g. M=engine, ...).

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Select list entry with the left mouse button.


: An action is triggered.

Using the Keyboard:

e. g. 25 Enter abbreviation of the list entry in the input field.


R Confirm.
: An action is triggered.

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2.4.5.2 Selection Lists with Individual Selections


You can only make one single selection in the selection lists with individual selections.
You can activate a list entry by:
. Selecting it or
. Pressing H

i If you press the R key, you go back a screen.

1 List entry Element in a selection list.

2 Selection bar The selection bar displays the list entry that is currently selected.

Select the desired list entry with the left mouse button.
: An action is triggered.

Using the Keyboard:

o or u Position the selection bar on the desired list entry.


H Confirm.
: An action is triggered.

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2.4.5.3 Selection Lists with Multiple Selections


You can make multiple selections in selection lists with multiple selections. A star (*) indicates that a list entry has been
selected. You can activate a list entry by selecting it or by pressing H.

1 List entry Element in a selection list.

2 Selection bar The selection bar displays the list entry that is currently selected.

3 Star "*" Indicates list entries that have already been selected.

Activating a list entry (*)


Select the desired list entry with the left mouse button.
: The list entry is activated (a star "*" appears in front of the list entry).

Using the Keyboard:


o or u Position selection bar on the desired list entry.
H Confirm.
: The list entry is activated (a star "*" appears in front of the list entry).

Deactivating a list entry (no *)


Select the desired list entry with the left mouse button.
: The list entry is deactivated (the star "*" in front of the list entry is deleted).

Using the Keyboard:


o or u Position the selection bar on desired list entry.
G Confirm.
: The list entry is deactivated (the star "*" in front of the list entry is deleted).

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2.4.6 Submenus
Some functions / actions call up submenus that contain additional functions. The submenu is displayed over part of the
current screen. As long as the submenu is open, you cannot edit the visible part of the work area behind this submenu. The
functions in the function bar, however, are still available.

Submenu The submenus contain action buttons, selection lists, input fields, and sometimes other control el-
ements.

Closing a submenu
Click the right mouse button.
: The submenu is closed.

Using the Keyboard:

R : The submenu is closed.

Moving a submenu
s + oulr : The submenu moves in the appropriate direction.

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2.4.7 Pop-Up Menus


Some actions call up pop-up menus. These menus are generally system messages, which you may have to acknowledge.
The pop-up menu is displayed over part of the work area. As long as the pop-up menu is open, you cannot edit the visible
part of the work area behind this pop-up menu.

Pop-up Menu Pop-up menus contain information that explains why they have been displayed. They may contain
decisions, which you have to acknowledge.

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2.5 Help (DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help)


Depending on where you are in the EPC, you can use Help to call up a Help text with explanations on every EPC screen.

i You can call up help from any screen in the EPC.

Calling up the Help:


Choose "Help" in the menu bar with the left mouse button, select the "Help Sreen F1" sub-
menu.
or
Click "F1 Help" in the function bar (if the function bar is active).
: The Help function is displayed.

Using the Keyboard:

1 : The Help function is displayed.

Meaning of the Help Functions:


Menu Submenu Meaning/Function
File Open To call up the Help files in the directory
C:\bhps\mbxx1\System\MBXX\HELP\WINDOWS.
The Help texts are subdivided according to language.
Print Topic Calls up the "Print" submenu to print out the Help text displayed.
see Section "24 Printing".
Exit Closes the Help text.
Edit Copy Copies the Help text to the clipboard.

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Menu Submenu Meaning/Function


Annotate ... Opens the "Annotate" screen for entering remarks. The remark is identified by a
paper clip and can therefore be called up again.
Bookmark Define Opens the "Define" screen for creating a bookmark. The default setting marks the
title as bookmark. This entry can be changed manually if required. You can call up
the bookmarks which have been created at any time by selecting them.
Options Keep Help On Top Default The default setting is "Not On Top".
On Top The Help is displayed at the front of the screen and can be ended
with "File/Exit".
Not On Top The Help can be placed in the background by pressing the left
mouse button outside the Help window. The Help window can be
fetched again to the front of the screen using the following key
combination A + T (tab key).
Display History Calls up a submenu which lists the Help texts displayed to date. You can display
Window the topic you want by double clicking on it.
Font For setting the font size you want (small, normal, large).
Use System Activated The background color of the Help is white.
Colors
Deactivated The background color of the Help is pale yellow.
Help Version Displays the Copyright information.
Contents Lists the Help topics in a table of contents. You can display the Help topic you want
by double clicking on it.
Index Lists the Help topics in the form of an index. You can display the index entry you
are looking for by entering a term.
Back Goes back through the Help topics displayed to date.
Print Calls up the "Print" submenu for printing the Help text displayed.
see Section "24 Printing".

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3 EPC Access Paths


You always access EPC and the various catalogues available via the EPC initial screen. The data you enter in the EPC initial
screen determines the access path you take.

A distinction is made between the following access paths:


. Vehicle Ident. Number with data card stored in the system.
: Recommended standard access path.
. Vehicle Ident. Number without data card stored in the system.
. Aggregate ID number without access to data card stored in the system.
. Model no. (4, 5 or 6-character and 9-character for industrial engines).
. Type no. (3-character).
. Fast access (Vehicle Ident. Number, aggregate ID number, model no. or type no. together with a group or group/sub-
group number that is valid for the selection.)
: Recommended for experienced EPC users.
. Industrial engines ID no. with data card stored in the system.

i Depending on the access path you have selected, you may be able to skip some of the levels shown in the fol-
lowing diagram, in other words, you do not have to make any entries here.
The diagram only represents a a very simplified overview of the possible access paths in the EPC. The following
sections cover the options and links in more detail.

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EPC Access Paths in Conjunction with the Vehicle Ident. Number

EPC Initial Screen

Via Vehicle Ident. Via Vehicle Ident. Via Vehicle Ident. Via Vehicle Ident.
Number Number Number Number
with datacard with fast access without datacard with fast access
with datacard without datacard

Catalogue Index

Standard Group Index SA Index (Special Versions Index)

Standard Sub-Group Index SA Stroke Index

Illustrated Page

Standard SA (illustrated page)


(illustrated page)

Parts Information/SA Parts Information

Parts Information for Stan- Parts Information for SA Illus-


dard Illustrated Pages trated Pages

Selected Parts List

Exit Menu Commercial


system
Save Current List

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EPC Access Paths in Conjunction with Type or Model

EPC Initial Screen

Via Model Via Aggregate Via Type Via Mode or Aggregate


Number or Type with Fast Access

Selecting an Aggregate Class Index

Car Truck G-Wagon


Restricting the Model Index via the
Sales Designation (VB) Transporter Bus
smart MB-Trac Unimog

Catalogue Index

Standard Group Index SA Index (Special Versions Index)

Standard Sub-Group Index SA Stroke Index

Illustrated Page

Standard (illustrated page) SA (illustrated page)

Parts Information/SA Parts Information

Parts Information for Stan- Parts Information for SA Illus-


dard Illustrated Pages trated Pages

Selected Parts List Commercial system

Exit Menu
Save Current List

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4 EPC Initial Screen


In the EPC initial screen, you can choose an access path to the appropriate catalogue by entering the Vehicle Ident.
Number, aggregate ID number, or model number, for example. Depending on the entry, the EPC determines the valid class,
model, and possibly group/sub-group/SA. If more than one option is available in a particular screen, an additional screen
will ask you to make a selection or enter further information.

You can access the individual catalogues by entering the following criteria:
. Vehicle ID no., aggregate ID no., or industrial engine ID no.
. Model no. (4, 5, 6 or 9-character)
. Type no. (3-character)
. Via Fast Access (vehicle ID no., aggregate ID no., model no. or type no.
together with a group or group/sub-group no. that is valid for the selection).

i Before entering a 14-character Vehicle Ident. Number, you have to choose the appropriate world manufacturer
code. see Section "4.1 World Manufacturer Code".

Chassis Number For entering the


. Vehicle ID no. (FIN) (14-character, e. g. 2100041A000456).
i When you enter a 14-character Vehicle Ident. Number whose data card is not stored in the
EPC, only the 6-character model type is evaluated.
. Industrial engine ID no. ( e. g. 314900000989881)
. Aggregate ID no. (e. g. 72240902855788).
. Vehicle ID no. (VIN) (e. g. WDBHA23G3WA545356) see Section "27.3 Workstation Configu-
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. Vehicle ID no./aggregate ID no./industrial engine ID no. together with the group no. or
group/sub-group no. (e. g. 2304751F001105.30).
i You should separate the group no. or group/sub-group no. with a period.
If a data card is available for the system, the valid class, models, SA used, and catalogues for
the product are determined automatically. The default filter function is set automatically.
Data filter, see Section "13 Filter Menu".
If no data card has been stored, the message "No datacard available" appears in the EPC mes-
sage line. see Section "2.3.4 EPC Message Line".
. Model no. (4, 5, 6 or 9-character, e. g. 210004).
i If the EPC cannot determine the model from the model data entered, it opens the model index.
see Section "7 Model Index".
. Model no. (4-, 5- or 6-character) together with the group no. or group/sub-group no. (e. g.
230475.30).
i The group number or group/sub-group number
should be separated by a period.
. Type no. (3-character, e. g. 129).
. Type no. together with the group no. or group/sub-group no.
i If the EPC cannot determine from the entered type data
whether a type or an aggregate is required, the "AGG CHOICE" submenu is opened.
see Section "5 Selecting an Aggregate".
which class is to be selected, the class index is opened. see Section "6 Class Index".
You should make the appropriate entry in the input field without any blanks.
When entering data for fast access, make sure you enter a period in front of the group no. and the
sub-group no.! If you do not enter anything in the input field and confirm this with R or the right
mouse button, the class index will appear. see Section "6 Class Index".

WDB The default setting of the world manufacturer code can be defined during the initial installation.
To change the world manufacturer code, see Section "4.1 World Manufacturer Code".

F3 Chas Calls up the "FIN History" which contains a list of the type, model or Vehicle Ident. Numbers used last.
see Section "4.2 FIN History".

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4.1 World Manufacturer Code


Before entering a 14-character Vehicle Ident. Number, you have to choose the appropriate world manufacturer code.
The world manufacturer code (1st - 3rd characters in the 17-character Vehicle Ident. Number)
. indicates the country in which the vehicle was produced (e. g: WDB=Germany, VSA=Spain ...).
. is a component of every Vehicle Ident. Number and is displayed in the Vehicle Ident. Number on the vehicle or the ve-
hicle license and registration documents.

i Depending on the type of EPC data package that has been installed, the world manufacturer code appears in
black and can be selected, whereas the rest is gray and cannot be selected.

Selecting the world manufacturer code in the EPC initial screen:


T Call up the "World Manufacturer Code" submenu.
Double-click to select the desired world manufacturer code.
: The submenu is closed and the world manufacturer code is entered in the EPC initial screen.

Using the Keyboard:

T Call up the "World Manufacturer Code" submenu.


ou Position the selection bar on the desired world manufacturer code.
R or H Confirm.
: The submenu is closed and the world manufacturer code is entered in the EPC initial screen.

Or
T Call up the "World Manufacturer Code" submenu.
e. g. 4 Enter the item number of the desired world manufacturer code.
: The selection bar is automatically positioned on the desired world manufacturer code.
R or H Confirm.
: The submenu is closed and the world manufacturer code is entered in the EPC initial screen.

Or
ou Use the cursor keys in the initial screen, without opening the submenu.
: Goes to the world manufacturer code in the initial screen in the order listed in the submenu "World
Manufacturer Code".

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4.2 FIN History


The "FIN History" contains a list of the type, model or Vehicle Ident. Numbers used last. 30 entires are shown as default.
Using the workstation configuration you can define the default value between 1 and 40
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

i Likewise, the entries in the "FIN History" can be called up in WIS via the History function in "Infobox 1".

Call up / use of the FIN History:


. In the EPC Initial screen, call up the "FIN History" using the 3 function button.
. In the "FIN History", select the entry you want by double clicking on it or select in the selection list and confirm with
"OK" or R.
. The entry is transferred to the "EPC Initial screen". You can add to the entry if required.
A complete Vehicle Ident. Number can be supplemented with dot and valid group number or group/subgroup
number (fast entry e.g. 9540321K226021.25.090).
A model can be extended to a complete Vehicle Ident. Number by entering the remaining digits.

List entry For selecting the type, model or Vehicle Ident. Number you want.

OK Closes the "FIN History" and transfers the entry selected to the EPC initial screen.

Cancel Cancels the procedure and closes the "FIN History" without selecting an entry.

Help Calls up the Help text on "FIN History". see Section "2.5 Help (DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help)".

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5 Selecting an Aggregate
If the EPC cannot determine whether a type or an aggregate is required from the type no. entered in the initial EPC screen,
the "AGG CHOICE" submenu is displayed.

Choose Agg For entering the abbreviation of the desired aggregate (e. g. M for engine).
Possible entries:
M Catalogue: Engine
GM Catalogue: Mechanical Transmission
GA Catalogue: Automatic Transmission
P Catalogue: Platform
FH Catalogue: Cab/Body
LG Catalogue: Steering
V1 Catalogue: Front Axle 1
V2 Catalogue: Front Axle 2
H1 Catalogue: Rear Axle 1
H2 Catalogue: Rear Axle 2
VG Catalogue: Transfer Case
FG Catalogue: Chassis

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6 Class Index
Depending on the license code, the class index contains the following selection options:
. Car
. G-wagon
. Transporter
. Truck
. Bus
. Unimog
. MB-trac
. smart
. Powersystem

After you have chosen the class, the parts information offered is restricted to this class (e. g. passenger cars).
In the Workstation Configuration, you can choose which classes are to be displayed in the class index
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

List entry For selecting the class (e.g. 1 car).


Enter Selection: For entering the class no. (e. g. 1 for car).

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7 Model Index
The selection list of the model index lists the corresponding models together with their sales designation and assigned
item number, according to
. Class
. Type
Only chassis or aggregate models (engine, automatic transmission, ...) are displayed in the selection list.

i The more precise the input data in the EPC initial screen, the fewer selection options displayed in the model
index.

1 List entry For selecting the appropriate model entry (e. g. 210055).

2 Filter Displays the model restrictions (3 to 5-character) that were specified in the EPC initial screen.

3 VB Displays the restriction defined by the sales designation.


see Section "7.1 Restricting the Model Index via the Sales Designation (VB)".

4 Catalogue For calling up a different catalogue that is available (e. g. M for engine catalogue).
i When you call up a different catalogue, the data displayed refers to the selected class.

5 Enter Item . For entering the item number assigned to the model in question.
(e. g. 14 for model 210055).
. For calling up a different model index
(e. g. M for engine).
i When you call up a different model index, the data displayed refers to the selected
class.

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Choosing a list entry:


Select the desired list entry.
: The model is chosen.

Using the Keyboard:


e. g. 10 Enter item.
R Confirm.
: The model is chosen.

Calling up "Enter VB":


Select the "VB - Sales Designation" index.
see Section "7.1 Restricting the Model Index via the Sales Designation (VB)".

Using the Keyboard:


P : Switches from the "Enter Item" to the "Enter VB" input field.
see Section "7.1 Restricting the Model Index via the Sales Designation (VB)".

Deleting a character:
B : Deletes the last character (for correction).

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7.1 Restricting the Model Index via the Sales Designation (VB)
To restrict (filter) the samples provided, you can narrow the selection list down to a particular sales designation.

1 Filter Displays the model restrictions (3 to 5-character) that were specified in the EPC initial screen.

2 VB Displays the restriction defined by the sales designation.

3 VB Sales Desig- Switches the designation of the input field from "Enter Item" to "Enter VB". You can then enter a
nation sales designation or a part thereof.

4 Enter VB Enables you to restrict (filter) the models offered in the selection list by entering the sales desig-
nation or a part thereof (e. g. E320).
i VB = Sales Designation.

Calling up "Enter VB":


Select "VB - Sales Designation" 3.
: The "Enter Item" input field changes to "Enter VB".
e. g. E320 Enter the sales designation or a part thereof in the "Enter VB" input field.
Click the right mouse button.
: The model index is restricted to the sales designation.

Using the Keyboard:


P Switch from the "Enter Item " input field to the "Enter VB" input field.
e. g. E320 Enter the sales designation or a part thereof in the "Enter VB" input field.
R Confirm
: The model index is restricted to the sales designation.

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8 Catalogue Index
If several catalogues are valid for the current selection and the EPC cannot determine precisely which catalogue it should
access, it opens the "Catalogue Index".
The "Catalogue Index" lists all the catalogues that are valid for the selected model. You can access the appropriate cata-
logue by selecting a list entry.

1 List entry For selecting the desired catalogue (e. g. to 09/85).


i Note the following
Only individual selections are possible.
You use the R key to go back a screen.

2 Market codes Possible entries are:


ECE Europe
JA Japan
LA Latin America
NA North America
SA South Africa

Choosing a list entry:


Select the desired list entry.
: After you have chosen the catalogue, the "Model Overview" screen opens.
see Section "8.2 Model Overview".

Using the Keyboard:


oulr Position the selection bar on the desired list entry.
H Confirm.
: After you have chosen the catalogue, the "Model Overview" screen opens.
see Section "8.2 Model Overview".

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8.1 Selecting the Market


EPC Flexible Publishing can only recognize the precise construction status of a vehicle using a Vehicle Ident. Number and
a stored data card.
When accessing the catalogue by entering a model (6-character), you have to choose the market for which the chosen ve-
hicle was produced. This enables you to choose the correct catalogue from the catalogue index.

Market For selecting the desired market.


Possible entries:
Europe
Japan
Latin America
North America
South Africa

Enter Selection For entering the item number of the desired market.

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8.2 Model Overview


The "Model Overview" screen contains detailed model/version information on the chosen catalogue.

1 Model/version infor- Contains detailed information on the selected model and the catalogue.
mation

2 Sensitive field Confirms the model overview.


i Note the following:
You should check the data listed in the screen before confirming it.
You use the R key to go back a screen.

Select the sensitive field 2.


: The "Group Index" appears.
see Section "14 Standard Group Index".

Using the Keyboard:

H Confirms.
: The "Group Index" appears.
see Section "14 Standard Group Index".

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9 Data Card
EPC Flexible Publishing contains the parts documentation for the current commercial vehicle and passenger car ranges
since approx. 1962 and the vehicle data cards since approx. 1978. Information from the data card is used to determine
which is the correct part (e.g. checking footnotes, validity, SAs, code, ...).
After you have entered a Vehicle Ident. Number, call up the data card as follows:
. Select the icon in the toolbar, or
. menu bar "Information/Datacard", or
. select "CF6 DataCard" in the function bar, or
. press keys S + 6.

i The prerequisite is that you enter a complete Vehicle Ident. Number in the EPC initial screen and that the data card
exists in the system.

EPC Flexible Publishing differentiates between the following data card displays:
. Car see Section "9.1 Car Vehicle Data Card"
. Commercial vehicle see Section "9.2 Commercial Vehicle Data Card"
. IMO (industrial engine) see Section "9.3 Industrial Engine Data Card (IMO)"

9.1 Car Vehicle Data Card

1 Basic vehicle data Contains information on the Ident. Numbers of the vehicle and its aggregates, the sales des-
ignation, job number and VIN (non-European Vehicle Ident. Number), if present.

2 Paint/Special Version Describes the color and equipment features of the vehicle.
Code

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3 Code/SA/ Describes the construction status of the vehicle. You can go to the "SA Stroke Index" by dou-
Components ble-clicking on an SA number. see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".

4 Find SA You can go from the data card to the "SA Stroke Index" as follows:
. Select the desired SA number and select the "Find SA" action button, or
. double-click on an SA number.
: The "SA Stroke Index" is opened. see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".

5 Production Order EPC distinguishes between a "Car Production Order" and a "Unimog, G/M-class Production
Order".
. Car Production Order
If a car has been specially equipped in accordance with the customer's wishes, it is pro-
vided with a Production Order. This is indicated by a tick sign in the "Production Order"
field. see Section "9.1.1 Car Production Order".
. Unimog, G/M-class Production Order
For Unimog, G and M-class, the information from the Production Order is included in the
data card and is therefore available within EPC. If a Production Order exists, it can be dis-
played by pressing the "Info Text" 7 action button.
see Section "9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order".

6 Aggregate Variant When you select Aggregate Variant and press the H key (or double-click), the Aggregate
Variant, if applicable, is displayed in a submenu, indicated by a star (*) and transferred directly
to the Selected Parts List.
The Aggregate Variant is called up when you select the "Text" action button.
see Section "9.2.1 Aggregate Variant".
A value in the "ETV-BM" field indicates that an original aggregate has been replaced by an ag-
gregate variant, and only the replaced variant is available.

7 Info Text The "Info Text" action button is only active if a Production Order for Unimog, G or M-class
exists. In the case of Unimog, G and M-class, the information from the Production Order is
included in the data card and is therefore available within EPC. If a Production Order exists, it
can be displayed by pressing the "Info Text" action button.
see Section "9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order".

8 Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the complete data card.
see Section "24 Printing".

9 Help Calls up the Help text for the data card.

0 Close Closes the data card.

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9.1.1 Car Production Order


If a car has been specially equipped in accordance with the customer's wishes, it is provided with a Production Order. This
is indicated by a tick sign in the "Production Order" field. The information from the Car Production Order is not yet contained
in the data card, and can only be read via Fdok.

9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order


In the case of Unimog, G and M-class, the information from the Production Order has been included in the data card and
is therefore available within EPC. If a Production Order exists, it can be displayed in the data card by pressing the "Info
Text" action button.
Using item "19. Info Text" in the workstation configuration, you can set the system to display the Production Order auto-
matically when the Vehicle Ident. Number is entered. see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the text of the Production Order.
see Section "24 Printing".

Close Closes the "Info Text".

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9.2 Commercial Vehicle Data Card

1 Basic vehicle data Contains information on the Ident. Numbers of the vehicle and its aggregates, the sales des-
ignation, job number and VIN (non-European Vehicle Ident. Number), if present.

2 Paint/Special Describes the color and equipment features of the vehicle.


Version Code

3 Code/SA/ Describes the construction status of the vehicle. You can go to the "SA Stroke Index" by dou-
Components ble-clicking on an SA number. see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".

4 Find SA You can go from the data card to the "SA Stroke Index" as follows:
. Select the desired SA number and select the "Find SA" action button, or
. double-click on an SA number.
: The "SA Stroke Index" is opened. see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".

5 Production Order Currently not applicable to commercial vehicles.


see Section "9.1.1 Car Production Order".
see Section "9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order".

6 Aggregate Variant When you select Aggregate Variant and press the H key (or double-click), the Aggregate
Variant, if applicable, is displayed in a submenu, indicated by a star (*) and transferred direct-
ly to the Selected Parts List.
The Aggregate Variant is called up when you select the "Text" action button.
see Section "9.2.1 Aggregate Variant".
A value in the "ETV-BM" field indicates that an original aggregate has been replaced by an
aggregate variant, and only the replaced variant is available.

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7 Info Text The "Info Text" action button is only active if a Production Order for Unimog, G or M-class
exists. In the case of Unimog, G and M-class, the information from the Production Order is
included in the data card and is therefore available within EPC. If a Production Order exists,
it can be displayed by pressing the "Info Text" action button.
see Section "9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order".

8 Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the complete data card.
see Section "24 Printing".

9 Help Calls up the Help text for the data card.

0 Close Closes the data card.

9.2.1 Aggregate Variant


The aggregate variant can be displayed and printed.

Print Calls up the "Print" submenu for printing the aggregate variant.
see Section "24 Printing".

Close Closes the "Aggregate Variant".

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9.3 Industrial Engine Data Card (IMO)

1 Basic aggregate data Contains information on the Ident. Number of the aggregate, and the job number.

2 Aggregate Variant When you select Aggregate Variant and press the H key (or double-click), the Aggregate
Variant, if applicable, is displayed in a submenu, indicated by a star (*) and transferred direct-
ly to the Selected Parts List.
The Aggregate Variant is called up when you select the "Text" action button.
see Section "9.2.1 Aggregate Variant".
A value in the "ETV-BM" field indicates that an original aggregate has been replaced by an
aggregate variant, and only the replaced variant is available.

3 SA/Component Describes the construction status of the vehicle. You can go to the "SA Stroke Index" by dou-
ble-clicking on an SA number. see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".

4 Find SA You can go from the data card to the "SA Stroke Index" as follows:
. Select the desired SA number and select the "Find SA" action button, or
. double-click on an SA number.
: The "SA Stroke Index" is opened. see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".

5 Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the complete data card.
see Section "24 Printing".

6 Help Calls up the Help text for the data card.

7 Close Closes the data card.

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9.4 Vehicle Data Card Bus

1 Special Version Contains the construction kit numbers. You can go to the "Construction Kit Translation" by
Numbers double-clicking on an construction kit number.
(Construction Kit) see Section "20.4.3 Construction Kit Translation".

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10 Information Page
The "Information Page" submenu displays the information used by the EPC for evaluating the validity data (e.g. model, serial
number).

The EPC evaluates:


. Inputs in the EPC initial screen,
. The data card (if available),
. Inputs/selections in the "Model" screen and in the "Aggregate-Liste" and "AGG CHOICE" submenus, ...

i The contents of the "Information Page" submenu cannot be edited.

Name Contains the name (e.g. chassis) assigned to the model (BM).
Sort Contains the abbreviation assigned to the name. Possible abbreviations:
FG Chassis
FH Body
M Engine
GM Manual Transmission
GA Automatic Transmission
LG Steering
P Platform
V1 Front Axle 1
V2 Front Axle 2
H1 Rear Axle 1
H2 Rear Axle 2
VG Transfer Case

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BM Contains the selected model (e.g. 954032).


Serial# Contains the characters of the ID number which follow the model number (e.g. 1K208758).
Status The following entries are possible:
From Datacard The information is determined from the data card.
Not Applicable The catalogue is not valid for the current selection.
Not Loaded The appropriate catalogue was not yet determined.
More than one There are several selection options for this type.

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11 Search
You can use the "Search" submenu to find individual parts in the EPC.
You can specify the following search criteria:
. Part number
. Part name
. Description (additional information on the part name),
see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".

i . Before the search, you should ensure that you have selected the catalogue that is assigned to the part.
Example: To find the engine dipstick, you must select the Engine Catalogue.
. When entering search terms, you should make sure that you use the correct syntax.
. You have to enter data in at least one of the two input fields "Part Number" and "Part Name".
If you enter information in more than one of the "Part Number," "Part Name," and "Description" fields, the
search is made using a logical AND operation.
. When entering a part number, you must ensure that you enter it in full.

1 EPC message Displays system messages (e. g. "No appropriate parts found").
line

2 Part Name For entering the name of the part you are looking for.
i You have to enter at least the first 3 characters of the part name.
Special characters are not allowed.

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3 Part Number For entering the complete number of the part you are looking for.
i The letter A is offered as default for a design part. Where necessary, another letter can be
entered by deleting A.
A Design part number
N Standard part number
W Tool part number
B6 Accessories part number
HWA AMG part number
Q Supplier part number

4 Description For entering additional search criteria.


You should observe the following rules:
. You must only enter search criteria that apply to one part designation in the additional informa-
tion. see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".
. You must separate the additional search criteria using a comma or a slash.
Comma "," = "and"
Maximum number: 4
Slash "/" = "or"
Maximum number: 1
. You can enter a maximum of 5 search criteria.
. Special characters are not allowed.
. You can enter a maximum of 30 characters (incl. separators).

5 SEARCH For activating the search procedure.

6 CLEAR Deletes the contents of the "Part Name," "Part Number," and "Description" fields.

7 EXIT Closes the "Search" submenu.

8 Model This information field contains the model currently selected.

9 Agg. Displays the catalogue in which you are looking for the part.

0 Group There are two different possibilities here:


. If you call up the "Search" submenu after specifying a group, the selected group is displayed.
i The displayed group can be overwritten by a different valid group in the selected catalogue.
. If you call up the "Search" submenu before specifying a group, you can enter a group and then
restrict the search to this group.

a Search SAs Indicates whether the system searches the associated SA parts ranges as well as the standard parts
ranges.
Possible entries:
J = SA parts range are included
N = SA parts ranges are not included

b SA Indicates the SA parts range that is searched in addition to the standard parts ranges.

You can activate the input fields or action buttons by selecting them.

Choosing an input field or action button


T The selection jumps forwards to the next input field or to the next action button.
s+T The selection jumps backwards to the previous input field or to the previous action button.

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Activating an action button


T or s + T Choose an action button.
R Confirm.
: Action button is activated.

Deleting individual characters in input fields


B : Deletes characters from right to left.

i Depending on the number of parts found:


. If precisely one part meets the search criteria, the "Parts Information" of the corresponding screen is dis-
played automatically. see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".
. If more than one part meets the search criteria, the "Hitlist - Name Search" screen is displayed automatically.
see Section "11.1 Hitlist - Name Search".
. If more than 200 parts meet the search criteria, a submenu is displayed.
YES The user can restrict the search criteria.
NO The system displays the "Hitlist - Name Search" screen.
see Section "11.1 Hitlist - Name Search".

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11.1 Hitlist - Name Search


The "Hitlist - Name Search" screen lists the results of the parts search.

i The "Hitlist - Name Search" screen is only called up if several parts meet the search criteria in the "Search"
submenu see Section "11 Search".

1 List entry For selecting the desired part.

2 Group/Special Version Displays the group or special version in which this part was found.
Lists the associated designation in addition to the group or special version.

3 Part Name, Displays the valid part name.


Description If further information is available on a part, it appears as additional text under the part
name.

i If the selected part is not the one you are looking for, you can call up the "Hitlist - Name Search" screen again
by pressing =.

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12 Find SA
You can change to or call up the SA parts range directly by entering the appropriate SA/Component/Construction Kit in
the "Find SA" submenu.

i With a stored data card, you can display the SA/Components (with stroke version) and construction kits fitted
in a vehicle within the data card. see Section "9 Data Card".

Enter SA . For entering the complete SA/Components without the stroke (e.g. 508093). You should con-
firm the entry with R. The "SA Index" is then called up.
see Section "16 SA Index (Special Versions Index)".
see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".
. For entering the complete construction kit number (e.g. A3020096782). You should confirm
the entry with R. The "Construction Kit Translation" window is then called up.
see Section "20.4.3 Construction Kit Translation".

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13 Filter Menu
The "Filter Menu" displays the data filter settings, which can be modified, if necessary. Whether you are allowed to modify
individual data filter settings or not depends on the system status.

i The system activates or deactivates individual or all data filters, depending on the selection made to date.

When must the data filter be deactivated:


. When retrofitted parts have not been documented in FDOK.
. If the users wants information about retrofitting, e.g. which parts are still suitable for the vehicle.

1 Action button For activating (ON) or deactivating (OFF) the data filter concerned by clicking it with the
left mouse button.
i The action button functions as a toggle switch (ON or OFF).

2 ON / OFF Status of the data filter.

3 Please Enter Option For activating (ON) or deactivating (OFF) the data filter in question by entering the item
Number number of this data filter (e. g. "1" for MODEL FILTERING).
i The input field functions as a toggle switch (ON or OFF).

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Filter Explanation of the filter settings:


1. MODEL FILTERING Prerequisite: Model defined in the system.
ON Filters model-specific information when you are searching for parts.
i The SA index only lists the SAs that are valid for the model in question.
OFF You can access all parts information within a catalogue. Parts information that
is not valid for the selected model is also listed.

2. SERIAL NUMBER FILTER- Prerequisite:


ING Vehicle/aggregate ID number defined in the system.
Chassis, engine, or body are selected as catalogues.
ON The parts information (including footnotes) is filtered using the serial number.
Depending on the structure of the numeric code, the last 6 or 7 figures of the
vehicle/aggregate ID number are evaluated.
OFF The serial number is not considered during the selection.

3. DATACARD SA FILTERING Prerequisite:


Vehicle/aggregate ID number defined in the system.
Data card is stored.
ON SA information is filtered using the data card, taking the selected group into ac-
count. The codes of the data card are considered in the parts determination.
i With older models and aggregates, the code is not taken into account.
OFF Allows access to information on all SAs that can be fitted, taking the model and
group into account.
The codes of the data card are no longer taken into account.
"DATACARD SA FILTERING" should be deactivated in the following cases:
When determining parts for "retrofitting".
If there are inconsistencies between the data card and the parts documen-
tation.

4. SA STROKE FILTERING Prerequisite:


Vehicle/aggregate ID number defined in the system
Data card stored
"DATACARD SA FILTERING" activated.
ON SA stroke information is filtered using the data card, taking the selected group
into account.
OFF Enables access to information on all SAs that can be fitted, taking the selected
type, group, and SA into account.
The "DATACARD SA STROKE FILTER" should be deactivated in the follow-
ing cases:
When determining parts for "retrofitting".
If there are inconsistencies between the data card and the parts documen-
tation.

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5. STEERING FILTERING Prerequisite: vehicle/aggregate ID number defined in the system.


ON The parts information is filtered using the steering assembly (LS or RS) and the
group. The information on the steering assembly is contained in the vehicle/ag-
gregate ID number.
OFF You can access information on both types of steering assembly (LS and RS).

6. TRANSMISSION FILTER- Prerequisite: Vehicle/aggregate ID number defined in the system.


ING
ON The parts information is filtered using the transmission type (GA or GM) and the
group. The information on the transmission type is contained in the data card or
aggregate ID number.
i Only active for passenger cars.
OFF You can access information on all transmission types, taking the selected model
into account.

7. DEFAULT FILTER LEVELS If the filter settings defaulted by the system have been changed, you can reset the filter set-
tings to the system defaults using "DEFAULT FILTER LEVELS".

8. NO FILTERING All data filters are deactivated ("OFF").

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14 Standard Group Index


The standard group index selection list displays the group names concerned together with their group number, taking the
model into account. The selection list only displays the chassis or aggregate groups (engine, automatic transmission, ...)
for each entry.
By choosing a group, you can restrict the parts information displayed, to the sub-group or SA.

1 Group no. The group number assigned to the group name (e.g. 49).

2 List entry For selecting the desired group entry (e. g. 61 substructure).
i Only individual selections possible.

3 Catalogue For calling up the desired catalogue (e. g. engine).


i You can see the selected catalogue under Agg in the information area.

4 Enter Selection For entering


the appropriate group no. (e. g. 72).
the catalogue abbreviation (e. g. FG for chassis, M for engine, ...).
You should confirm the entry with R.

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15 Aggregate Index
If the EPC cannot determine which aggregate is valid for the selection you have made, the available 6-character aggregate
models are listed in the "AGGREGATE INDEX". You can choose the desired aggregate by selecting it.

i If you press the R key, you return to the previous screen.

List entry For selecting the desired aggregate.


i You should note the following:
Only individual selections are possible.
If you press the R key, you return to the previous screen.

Choosing a list entry:


Select the desired list entry.
: The aggregate is selected.

Using the Keyboard:

oulr Position the selection bar on the desired list entry.


H Confirm.
: The aggregate is selected.

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16 SA Index (Special Versions Index)


The SA index lists the special versions that can be fitted for the selected group.
There are various possibilities:
. If a data card is stored and "DATACARD SA FILTERING" is active, the SA index only lists the SAs that are actually fitted
in the model.
. If a data card is stored without SA entries and "DATACARD SA FILTERING" is active, you go directly to the group
index (in the standard parts catalogue). see Section "14 Standard Group Index".
. If a data card of an older model (only with CODE entries) is stored and "DATACARD SA FILTERING" is active, the
SA index lists all the SAs that can be derived from the CODE entries and which are valid for this model.
. If "DATACARD SA FILTERING" is deactivated or no data card is stored, all the SAs that are valid for this catalogue are
listed.

i In the cars class, SA parts may also be contained in the standard parts range.
The corresponding SA parts are listed in the illustrated page, possibly together with the serial parts.

List entry For selecting the desired special version (SA).


. If the list entry contains the remark "See Standard Microfiche" or "SV" (Serial Variant), the parts
are contained in the standard parts range. In this case, you can go directly to the standard parts
range using the following functions:
Function key "8 BM/SA", or
menu bar "Goto/BM/SA F8", or
with R, or
with the right mouse button.
. If the SA is valid for the selected model, you select the SA and go to the "SA Stroke Index".
see Section "17 SA Stroke Index".
. If the SA is not valid for the selected model, a pop-up menu appears with the message "Special
Version does not apply to this vehicle". Confirm the pop-up menu with "OK".

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17 SA Stroke Index
The SA Stroke Index lists the variants of the special version that can be fitted for the chosen special version (SA).
There are various possibilities here:
. If a data card is stored and the "DATACARD SA FILTERING" and "SA STROKE FILTERING" filters are active, the "SA
Stroke Index" only lists the strokes that are actually fitted in the model.
. If a data card of an older model (only with CODE entries) is stored and "DATACARD SA FILTERING" is active, the
"SA Stroke Index" lists all the strokes that can be derived from the CODE entries and which are valid for this model.
. If no data card is stored or "DATACARD SA FILTERING" and "SA STROKE FILTERING" are deactivated, the index lists
all the strokes that can be fitted for the model.

i In the cars class, SA parts may also be contained in the standard parts range.
The corresponding SA parts are listed in the illustrated page, possibly together with the serial numbers.

1 SA info Contains the chosen SAs with SA number and SA name.

2 List entry For selecting the desired SA stroke.


If the list entry contains the remark "See standard microfilm," the parts are contained in
the standard parts range. In this case, you can go directly to the standard parts range using
the following function:
Function key "8 BM/SA", or
menu bar "Goto/BM/SA F8", or
with R, or
with the right mouse button.

3 Ftn. Indicates whether footnotes are available for a particular list entry.
see Section "20.3 Footnotes".

4 For use with This indicates a combined SA package. An SA has been installed in combination with other
SAs. The current construction status has been documented. If parts are qualified during
parts determination, this information assists you in determining the correct part.

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18 Standard Sub-Group Index


The selection list of the standard sub-group index lists the appropriate sub-group names with sub-group numbers, taking
the model and the selected group into account.

i If only one sub-group is assigned to the selected group, the "Standard Sub-Group Index" is not displayed and
the illustrated page is called up straight away.

1 Sub-group no. The sub-group number (e. g. 200) assigned to the sub-group name.

2 List entry For selecting the appropriate list entry (e. g. 200 Door Panelling).
i The list entry may contain information on where the part was fitted (e. g. front/back, ...).

3 Enter selection For entering the appropriate sub-group number (e.g. 200). You should confirm the entry
with R.

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19 Illustrated Page
The "illustrated page" screen contains a graphical representation of the parts that are assigned to the selected group/sub-
group or SA.
You can call up the desired parts in the "illustrated page" screen by:
. Selecting the screen item number (sensitive field).
. Entering the screen number(s) in the "Enter Callout" input field (separated by blanks).

i A group/sub-group or SA can consist of one or more illustrated pages.


An illustrated page may contain several variants and models.
SA parts can also be represented in an illustrated page of the standard parts range.

1 Illustrated page The illustrated page contains a graphical representation of the parts with screen item num-
bers.
If the cursor is positioned on the illustrated page, you can zoom in (magnifying glass) by
pressing the right mouse button and keeping it depressed.
i In addition to the parts illustration, further symbols are used in the illustrated page.
Repair kits are identified with the icon y.
Seal ring kits are identified with the icon z.

2 Screen item number For choosing the desired part with the mouse. The screen item number is sensitive.
The selected screen item number is entered in the "Enter Callout" input field.
i You can call up a maximum of 24 screen item numbers. If you want to choose more
screen item numbers, press the function key 6 "All". All the screen item numbers are
then displayed in the parts information.
see Section "19.3 F6 All".

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3 Enter Callout: For entering the screen item number.


Note:
You can enter a maximum of 24 screen item numbers.
i If you want to choose more than 24 screen item numbers, press the function key
6 "All". All the screen item numbers are displayed in the parts information.
If you enter the number with the keyboard, you must insert a blank after every screen
item number.
Invalid screen item numbers are not accepted.
Screen item numbers that are selected twice are only accepted once.

4 Information field Displays the number of the current illustrated page and the total number of illustrated pag-
es that can be selected.

5 Sub-group Indicates the sub-group to which the displayed illustrated page is assigned.
information i This information field is only visible for illustrated pages in standard parts range.

6 Image Displays the name of the image currently displayed, in the form of a number.

7 Arrows Scroll between the illustrated pages of the design group, by selecting them with the left
mouse button.

8 Non-Illustrated Parts In exceptional circumstances, screen item numbers that are not illustrated can be as-
may be Available signed to the illustrated page.
These parts are copied to the parts information
by using 6 "All", or
by choosing a screen item number to which the non-illustrated part is linked.
see Section "20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information".
see Section "19.3 F6 All".

9 User Notes Available If the message "User Notes Available" appears in the illustrated page, the user notes can
be called up by selecting the icon "Display User Notes" in the toolbar.
see Section "19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page".
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

Scrolling in illustrat- i When you scroll between illustrated pages, the screen item numbers that have already been
ed pages entered are deleted from the input field.
Select the left or right arrow icon.
: Scrolls one page forwards or backwards.

Using the Keyboard:


W or r : Scrolls one illustrated page forwards.
V or l : Scrolls one illustrated page backwards.

Zoom function (magnifying glass)


Select the screen with the right mouse button and keep the mouse button depressed.
: The zoom function is active in the area of the pointer.
i You can set the size of the zoom window to three different sizes in the "MBXX Configuration"
screen. This can be called up via "Goto/Applications" in the menu bar.
see Section "26 MBXX Configuration".

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Enlarging an illustrated page


C+1 see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".

Printing illustrated i Only enlarged illustrated pages can be printed out.


pages see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".
see Section "24 Printing".

Calling up the "Parts Information" screen


i The cursor must not be positioned on the illustrated page and at least one screen item number must be entered under
"Enter Callout" 3.
Click right mouse button
or
Choose 6 "All" in the function bar
or
Choose "Help/Fkey map/F6 All records" in menu bar.
: The "Parts Information" screen is displayed.
see Section "20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information".

Using the Keyboard:


R : The "Parts Information" screen is displayed if you have selected at least one screen item
number. see Section "20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information".

Additional Information

i . A part can be present on several illustrated pages within a catalogue.


. If the part you are looking for is not on the illustrated page currently displayed, you must continue the
search in other illustrated pages.
. If you cannot see the installation location from the illustration (e.g. front/back), you should use the sub-
group index to access the illustrated page for further information.
. The only parts copied to the "Parts Information" are parts with screen item numbers in the "Enter Callout"
input field. When you scroll between illustrated pages, the screen item numbers that have already been
entered are deleted from the input field.
. If the message "THIS ILLUSTRATION IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME" appears, press the function
key 6 "All".
see Section "19.2 This Illustration is not Available at this Time".
see Section "19.3 F6 All".
. To choose and copy all items (incl. non-illustrated parts) to the parts information, press the function key 6
"All". The parts information is called up automatically. see Section "19.3 F6 All".
. If a blank illustrated page is displayed, press the function key 6 "All". see Section "19.3 F6 All".

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19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages


You can enlarge the current illustrated page to help you identify the individual parts more easily.

i . You can also select screen item numbers in the enlarged illustrated page.
. C + 1 functions as a toggle switch (switches between enlarged and normal view).

Illustrated page Section of an enlarged illustrated page.

Enlarge illustrated page

Select the "CF1" Zoom function in the function bar, or


choose "Image/Zoom" in the menu bar, or
select the magnifying glass in the toolbar.
: The selected illustrated page is enlarged.

Using the Keyboard:

C+1 : The selected illustrated page is enlarged.


i In parts information screens or selected parts lists, you can enlarge the illustrated page that was
edited last by pressing C + 1.
C + 1 functions as a toggle switch (switches between enlarged and normal view).

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Moving a section of the enlarged illustrated page

Choose the area you want to move by clicking the right mouse button and keeping it depressed (pan
function).
i The length of the line you draw determines the direction and the extent to which the section is
moved.

Using the Keyboard:

ou : Moves the section up or down.


lr : Moves the section to the right or to the left.

Printing illustrated pages

Select "CF1 Zoom" in the function bar or the magnifying glass icon in the toolbar.
Choose "File/Print" in the menu bar, or
Click the button with the printer icon in the toolbar.

Using the Keyboard:

C+1 Activate "CF1 Zoom".


C+) : The "Print" submenu appears. The illustrated page is printed. see Section "24 Printing".
i The illustrated image is not enlarged on the printout.

p : A hardcopy is created. see Section "24 Printing".

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19.2 This Illustration is not Available at this Time


This screen is displayed if the part you are looking for is not shown on the SA illustrated page but on the illustrated page
of the standard parts range. In this case, click the function key "6 All". see Section "19.3 F6 All".

Possible actions:

6 : The "Parts Information" is displayed.


or
: The message "Non-Illustrated Parts may be Available" is displayed in the message line. This refers to
SA parts that are illustrated in the standard parts range. You can go to the standard parts range by press-
8 ing the function key "F8 BM/SA".

Select "Part Info/F6 All" in the menu bar.


or
Select 6 "All" in the function bar.
: The "Parts Information" screen is displayed.
or
: The message "Non-Illustrated Parts may be Available" is displayed in the EPC message line. This re-
fers to SA parts that are illustrated in the standard parts range. You can go to the standard parts range
by pressing the function key "F8 BM/SA" or by choosing "Goto/BM/SA F8" in the menu bar.

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19.3 F6 All
You can only call up the function "F6 All" from the illustrated page.
You need the function "F6 All":
. To choose and copy all items (incl. non-illustrated parts) to the parts information.
. You can choose a maximum of 24 screen item numbers by selecting them in the illustrated page. If you want to choose
more than 24 screen item numbers, press the function key 6 "All". All screen item numbers are displayed in the parts
information.
. If the part you are looking for is not directly found in the illustrated page.
i The screen item number in the parts information corresponds to the screen item number in the illustrated page.

Result of F6 All:
: The "Parts Information" is displayed.
or
: The message "Non-Illustrated Parts may be Available" appears in the EPC message line.
This refers to SA parts which are illustrated in the standard parts range. You can go to the standard parts range via the
Function key "8 BM/SA"
or
Menu bar "Goto/BM/SA F8".

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19.4 Create User Note Illustrated Page


Up to 5 user notes can be created for an illustrated page. These user notes are stored centrally on the server and can then
be viewed on the network by every EPC user.
The "Create User Note" submenu is called up by pressing the key combination s+2.
After you have used the "Save" function for a user note, the message "User Notes Available" is displayed in the EPC mes-
sage line. You can view user notes by selecting the icon in the toolbar or by pressing the key combination s+3.
see Section "19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page".

i . User notes can be created for illustrated pages and for part items see Section "20.6 Create User Note Part Item".
. A maximum of 5 user notes per selected validity can be created for an illustrated page.
. The user notes remain on the server after an update.

User Note For entering a user note.


i A user note may contain 160 characters maximum (80 characters per line).

Any standard cata- In EPC FP, illustrated pages are employed several times for many models.
logue If you wish a user note for an illustrated page to be displayed in the network several times for many
models, activate the option button "Any standard catalogue".

This catalogue If you wish the user note to be displayed only in relation to a model, activate the option button "This
only catalogue only".

Name For entering a name or a key word.


i The name may have 10 characters maximum.

Save Closes the "Create User Note" window and saves the user note centrally on the server. The message
"User Notes Available" is displayed in the EPC message line.

Cancel Closes the "Create User Note" window without saving a user note.

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19.4.1 Display User Notes Illustrated Page


If the message "User Notes Available" is displayed in the EPC message line, one or more user notes have been created for
the illustrated page. You can view the user notes by selecting the icon in the toolbar or by pressing the key combination
s+3.

i . Set the date format in the workstation configuration using "20. User Notes Date Format".
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".
. Information for the EPC administrator:
The database file USRNOTE.DAT with space for approx. 10,000 user notes (approx. 4.4 MB) is generated au-
tomatically on the server in \ \ b h p s \ m b x x 1 \ s y s t e m \ u s r \ m b x x \ n o t e s .
. User notes are organised in "User Notes Administration", which is called up with the function key "2/User
Notes Administration/Password mbag". Here, user notes can be changed, deleted or printed.
see Section "27.7 User Notes Administration".

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20 Parts Information/SA Parts Information


The "Parts Information" screen
. lists the parts/part sets selected in the "illustrated page".
. allows you to identify the parts/part sets that will be copied to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" with a star (*).
. allows you to add a supplementary code (ES1-/ES2-CODE) to a part number.
see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".

i For NAW commercial vehicles (Switzerland), the NAW parts are listed before the standard parts (SV).

20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages

i Before a part is copied to the selected parts list using the H key or by selecting it, you should note the fol-
lowing:
. Footnotes must be evaluated,
. You should take note of remarks such as "REPLACED BY" or "OPTIONAL WITH,"
. When choosing parts, you should take note of information, such as the installation location, repair kit,
CODE, strokes, for example.

1 List entry For selecting the appropriate part.

2 Star All parts which are given a star * are copied to the selected parts list.
see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
Set the star using the H key or by selecting the list entry.
You can remove the star using the G key or by selecting the list entry.

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3 Input field You can enter the following characters in the input field:

X If the information "REPLACED BY" is displayed in the "Designation" column, only


the part numbers after "REPLACED BY" are copied to the "SELECTED PARTS
LIST" when you enter "X" and confirm with R.
see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
W If the information "OPTIONAL WITH" is displayed in the "Designation" column, all
"optional parts" are copied to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" when you enter "W"
and confirm with R. see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
i You must confirm the entries and then transfer them to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST"
with R.

4 Callout Contains the screen number chosen from the illustrated page.
i If a list entry in this column does not have a screen item number listed with it, this entry
refers to a part that was not displayed in the illustrated page.

5 KB Code letter for the part number.


The following codes (KB) are possible at present:
A Design part number (MB)
N Standard part number
W Tool part number
B6 Accessories part number
HWA AMG part number
Q Supplier number

6 Part Number Part number of the selected part.

7 Designation Contains the designation of the selected part.

. Part designations that are indented with bullets are subordinate parts, in other
words they are components of the part/part set that is displayed directly above
this entry, with fewer bullets or no bullets at all. The parts marked with bullets can
be ordered individually.

8 Remarks During parts determination, take account of additional information on the designation,
e.g. about the installation location, repair kit and stroke versions.
Example:
REPLACED The part number has been replaced.
BY i In this case, it is recommended that you select the current part number.
Alternatively, also see 3.

If an item marked with "REPLACED BY" is provided with a footnote, the latter
must be evaluated, as it may contain the remark "First exhaust stock of old
parts".
OPTIONAL A different part may be installed as an option.
WITH i In this case, it is recommended that you select the desired part number.
Alternatively, also see 3.

9 Accompanying A replaced part can only be replaced in combination with the listed accompanying parts also sup-
parts plied. You must order accompanying parts in addition to the part you require. They are not sup-
plied automatically. Accompanying parts are indicated by a +.
If accompanying parts are listed, only the part numbers after "REPLACED BY" are copied to the
"SELECTED PARTS LIST" when you enter "X" and confirm with R.

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0 Code Part-based "Code Information" or "SA/Component Information"


. Car part-based code information, for example:
Code: 600 = Valid For Code 600
Code: -600 = Not Valid For Code 600
Code 580/581 = Valid For Code 580 or 581
Code 316+815 = Valid For Code 316 and Code 815
Code -(788/789) = Not Valid For Code 788 or 789
. Commercial vehicle part-based SA/component information, for example:
508052 01/02/03/04/05
After you have chosen the part designation, which has been provided with a code or with SA/
Component information, you can call up the "Code Information" or "SA/Component Information"
with the 7 function key or via menu bar I n f o r m a t i o n / F i l t e r / C o d e . This information con-
tains a text description of the code or of the code character string, or the SA/Component with
the appropriate stroke versions.
see Section "20.4.1 Code Information" .
see Section "20.4.2 SA/Component Information".
a Footnotes If additional information is available in the form of footnotes, corresponding footnote numbers
are displayed. see Section "20.3 Footnotes".
You can call up footnotes via:
. Key combination C+2, or
. menu bar "Part Info/Footnotes", or
. the icon in the toolbar.
i Footnotes must always be evaluated.
b Vers Contains version codes.
L Left-hand Steering
R Right-hand Steering
A Automatic Transmission
M Mechanical Transmission
i The version codes can also be combined (e. g. LA=Left-hand steering, automatic
transmission).
c Qty Contains the quantity of the part, depending on the construction status. The quantity must be
adjusted when necessary. The following entries are also possible:
NB As required.
- Part has been replaced by another part.
? Part without quantity. The quantity field must be completed as otherwise the de-
fault quantity defined in the parts transfer interface is transferred to the business
application system.
i The quantity of parts can be changed in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" using the "CF10 Chg
Qty" function or the "Menu".
see Section "21.1 List Menu".
see Section "21.1.3 Change Quantity".
d User Notes If a user note has been stored for a part item, the following information is displayed:
. The text of a user note
or
. the note "Press Shift+F3 to view".
This note indicates that more than one user note is stored for the part item.
see Section "20.6 Create User Note Part Item".
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

i If a list entry that has already been entered in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" is selected again to be copied to
the "SELECTED PARTS LIST", the "Duplicate Part" submenu is opened.
see Section "20.5 Duplicate Part".

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Transferring parts to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST"


Select the desired list entry until the * mark is set, or
select the icon in the toolbar.
: A star "*" appears in front of the selected list entry in the input field and the part is transferred
to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".

Using the Keyboard:


H : A star "*" appears in front of the selected list entry in the input field and the part is transferred
to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".

Deleting parts transferred to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST"


G : The star in front of the selected list entry in the "input field" is deleted and the part is removed
from the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" when you update the list.
see Section "21.1.8 List Update".

Calling up a specific page


P : Opens the "Goto page" submenu in a multi-page part index. You can use this to enter a page
number and go directly to a specific page.

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20.2 Parts Information for SA Illustrated Pages


In the "SA Parts Information" screen, a distinction is made between:
. Parts that are required for the SA,
. Parts that are no longer required when the SA is fitted.

1 + Part number Contains the parts that are required for fitting the SA.

2 Part number Contains the parts that you may have to remove when fitting the SA.

i The remaining elements in the "SA Parts Information" screen correspond to the elements in the "Parts Infor-
mation" screen for standard illustrated pages.
see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".

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20.3 Footnotes
Footnotes refer to important information that has to be considered when selecting parts. The "Footnotes" submenu is
opened when you select a list entry with footnotes and
. by pressing the key combination C + 2, or
. selecting the icon in the toolbar, or
. via the menu bar "Part Info/Footnotes"

i If only one screen item number has been selected in the "illustrated page" screen, the "footnotes" submenu is
opened automatically when you open the parts information, provided that footnotes have been assigned to this
screen item number.
Footnotes are only opened automatically if the item "15. Automatic Foot Note Display" is set to
"ON" in the "Workstation Configuration". see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

1 Footnotes window Displays the footnotes information.

2 Enter Footnote For entering a complete footnote number e. g. 25.


Number The associated footnote text is displayed after you press R.

3 Footnote number Footnote number which is assigned to the following text.

4 Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the complete contents of the footnote window as
well as the visible items of the parts information which are located behind the footnote win-
dow.
i If a parts information consists of several pages, only the visible page is printed with the
footnotes.

5 Close Closes the "Footnotes" window.

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Calling up the Footnote:


Select "Part Info/Footnotes" in the menu bar, or
select the icon in the toolbar.
: This opens the "Footnotes" submenu.
Using the Keyboard:

C+2 : This opens the "Footnotes" submenu.

20.3.1 ES1 Code


The ES1 Code (Additional Code 1) is essential for specifying
. Quantity/Length
. Container Size
. Replaceable Parts (ES1 Code 70 = Old part, ES1 Code 80 = Adapted new part).

1 Additional Code In the footnote, you must determine the additional code.

2 Add Part Opens the "ES Code Input" submenu for entering the additional code that you have deter-
mined. see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".

3 Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the complete contents of the footnote window as
well as the visible items of the parts information which are located behind the footnote win-
dow.
i If a parts information consists of several pages, only the visible page is printed with the
footnotes.

4 Close Closes the "Footnotes" window.

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Selecting the ES1 Code


Select the desired list entry from the parts information.
Call up the footnote using
the icon in the toolbar, or
"CF2 Note" in the function bar, or
"Part Info/Footnotes" in the menu bar.
Determine the additional code 1 within the footnote
(e.g. 11, equals 5 l in this example).
Close the footnote.
Call up "ES Code Input" using
"CF9 Add Part" 2 in the function bar, or
"Review List/Add Parts" in the menu bar.
e.g. 11 In the "ES Code Input" window, enter the additional code and confirm with the right mouse button.
e.g. 1 Enter the quantity and confirm with the right mouse button.
: In the input field, a star "*" is set in front of the selected list entry and the part number is transferred
to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" together with the additional code.

Using the Keyboard:

ou Position the selection bar on the desired list entry in the parts information.
S+2 Call up the footnote.
Determine the additional code 1 within the footnote
(e.g. 11, equals 5 l in this example).
A+4 Close the footnote.
S+9 Call up "ES Code Input".
e.g. 11 Enter the additional code in the "ES Code Input" window.
R Confirm.
e.g. 1 Enter the quantity.
R Confirm.
: In the input field, a star "*" is set in front of the selected list entry and the part number is transferred
to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" together with the additional code.

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20.3.2 ES2 Code


The ES2 Code (Additional Code 2) is essential when ordering parts dependent on color/version. You cannot select the
ES2 Code directly within the color footnote. Instead, the part number is transferred to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" togeth-
er with the additional code.

1 Paint Code If you access the catalogue using the Vehicle Ident. Number with stored data card, the Paint
Code (Code 1-5) is displayed in the footnote window.
i To determine the ES2 Code relevant to paint, you must read the Paint Code in the field
"Code and Color No." 3.

2 Version Code If you first enter the Vehicle Ident. Number with stored data card, the Version Code is dis-
played in the footnote window.
i To determine the ES2 Code relevant to version, you must read the Version Code in the
field "Code and Color No." 3.

3 Code and Color No. To determine the correct column for the ES2 Code, you must find either the Paint Code or
the Version Code in the "Code and Color No." field.

4 Selected Footnote The footnote is automatically highlighted green in the footnote window.

5 Determined ES2 Code The ES2 Code is determined from the correct column in the "Code and Color No." 3 field
and the Selected Footnote 4. The ES2 Code can be copied, e.g. by double-clicking. The cur-
sor highlights the selected ES2 Code in red and a star "*" is set in front of the selected list
entry. The part number is transferred to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" together with the ad-
ditional code.

6 Print Opens the "Print" submenu for printing out the complete contents of the footnote window as
well as the visible items of the parts information which are located behind the footnote win-
dow.
i If a parts information consists of several pages, only the visible page is printed with the
footnotes.

7 Close Closes the "Footnotes" window.

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Selecting the ES2 Code


Select the desired list entry from the parts information.
Call up the footnote using
the icon in the toolbar, or
"CF2 Note" in the function bar, or
"Part Info/Footnotes" in the menu bar.
Determine the additional code 5 within the footnote (equals 5076 in this example).
Double-click on the ES2 Code 6 (equals 5076 in this example).
: The ES2 Code is highlighted in red. A star "*" is set in front of the selected list entry and the part
number is transferred to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" together with the additional code.

Using the Keyboard:

ou Position the selection bar on the desired list entry in the parts information.
S+2 Call up the footnote.
Determine the additional code 5 within the footnote (equals 5076 in this example).
T With the tab key, position the red highlight on the correct additional code 5.
H Confirm.
: The ES2 Code is highlighted red. A star "*" is set in front of the selected list entry and the part number
is transferred to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" together with the additional code.

i Automatic Display of ES2 Footnotes


If a part was marked with * without the necessary ES2 Code being selected, the footnote is automatically opened
with the ES2 information. This reminds the user to select the ES2 Code.

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20.4 Part-based "Code Information", "SA/Component Information" and


"Construction Kit Translation"
If you require part-based information, you can use the function key 7 or menu bar I n f o r m a t i o n / F i l t e r / C o d e to view
the Code/SA/Component Information within the parts information.

20.4.1 Code Information


After you have selected the part item provided with Code Information, you can call up the "Code Information" using the
function key 7 or the menu bar I n f o r m a t i o n / F i l t e r / C o d e . The "Code Information" contains the text description of
the code or code character string.

i The "Code Information" is only available for pieces of information on parts for series of cars from approx. mid-1998.

1 Codes Contains the code character string for the selected part item.

2 Valid For Contains the code that must be installed in the vehicle.
i For parts determination, the pieces of information in "Valid For" and "Not Valid For" must
always be used in combination.

3 Not Valid For Contains the code that must NOT be installed in the vehicle.
i For parts determination, the pieces of information in "Valid For" and "Not Valid For" must
always be used in combination.

4 OK Closes "Code Information".

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20.4.2 SA/Component Information


After you have selected the part item that has SA or Component Information, you can call up the "SA/Component Informa-
tion" using the function key 7 or the menu bar I n f o r m a t i o n / F i l t e r / C o d e . The "SA/Component Information" con-
tains the text description of the SA/Component and associated stroke versions.

Component Contains the SA/Component with possible stroke versions for the selected part item.
Description Contains the description of the SA/Component with associated stroke versions.
OK Closes "SA/Component Information".

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20.4.3 Construction Kit Translation


After you have selected the part item provided with Construction Kit Information, you can call up the "Construction Kit
Translation" using the function key 7 or the menu bar I n f o r m a t i o n / F i l t e r / C o d e . The "Construction Kit Translation"
contains the text description of the construction kit number.

Construction Kit Contains the construction kit number of the selected part item.
Description Contains the description of the construction kit number.
OK Closes "Construction Kit Translation".

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20.5 Duplicate Part


If a part number is already contained in the selected parts list and you select it again in the parts information with H,
the "Duplicate Part" pop-up menu is displayed.

1 Part number Part number to which this message applies.

2 Quantity present Displays the quantity of the part number already entered in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST ".

3 New quantity Displays the new quantity entered in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" following confirmation with
"Ja" (Yes).

4 Ja (Yes) Confirms that the quantity of the part number specified is to be changed in the "SELECTED
PARTS LIST" see Section "21 Selected Parts List".

5 Nein (No) Closes the "Duplicate Part" pop-up menu. The quantity of the selected part is not changed
in the Selected Parts List.

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20.6 Create User Note Part Item


Up to 5 user notes can be created for a part item. These user notes are stored centrally on the server and can then be
viewed on the network by every EPC user.
The "Create User Note" submenu is called up by pressing the key combination s+2.
After you have used the "Save" function for a user note, the following appears with the part item:
. The text of a user note
or
. the note "Press Shift+F3 to view".
This note indicates that more than one user note is stored for the part item.
You can view the user notes by selecting the icon in the toolbar or by pressing the key combination s+3.
see Section "20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item".

i . A maximum of 5 user notes per selected validity can be created for a part item.
. The user notes remain on the server after an update.
. User notes can be created for illustrated pages and part items.
see Section "19.4 Create User Note Illustrated Page".

User Note For entering a user note.


i A user note may contain 160 characters maximum (80 characters per line).

Any standard In EPC FP, part items are employed several times for many models.
catalogue If you wish a user note for a part item to be displayed in the network several times for many models,
activate the option button "Any standard catalogue".

This catalogue only If you wish the user note to be displayed only in relation to a model, activate the option button "This
catalogue only".

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Name For entering a name or a key word.


i The name may have 10 characters maximum.

Save Closes the "Create User Note" window and saves the user note centrally on the server.
The user note is displayed for the part item.

Cancel Closes the "Create User Note" window without saving a user note.

20.6.1 Display User Notes Part Item


If a user note is displayed for the part item, one or more user notes have been created for this part item. You can view the
user notes by selecting the icon in the toolbar or by pressing the key combination s+3.

i . Set the date format in the workstation configuration using "20. User Notes Date Format".
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".
. Information for the EPC administrator:
The database file USRNOTE.DAT with space for approx. 10,000 user notes (approx. 4.4 MB) is generated au-
tomatically on the server in \ \ b h p s \ m b x x 1 \ s y s t e m \ u s r \ m b x x \ n o t e s .
. User notes are organised in "User Notes Administration", which is called up with the function key "2/User
Notes Administration/Password mbag". Here, user notes can be changed, deleted or printed.
see Section "27.7 User Notes Administration".

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21 Selected Parts List


The "SELECTED PARTS LIST" screen lists the parts/part sets you have selected in the parts information.
The selected parts list can be
. printed,
. stored as a file in a directory,
. transferred as a file to a business application system.
A description of how to transfer the business application system can be found in the documentation accompanying the
system.

Calling up the Selected Parts List:


. Select the icon in the toolbar, or
. make selection from "CF4 List" in the function bar, or
. menu bar "Review List/View List", or
. key combination S+4.

1 List entry For selecting the desired part.

2 Star You can use the star "*" to control whether a list entry remains or is deleted from the selected
parts list after the list is updated.
You can delete the star "*" if necessary with D. You must then update the selected parts list
see Section "21.1.8 List Update".
3 KB Code letter of the part number.
A Design part number (MB)
N Standard part number
W Tool part number
B6 Accessories part number
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4 Part number Part number of the selected part.

5 ES Code Additional code combined with the part number.


see Section "20.3.1 ES1 Code".
see Section "20.3.2 ES2 Code".

6 Designation Contains the designation of the selected part.

7 Code Contains the specified code of the selected part.


see Section "21.1.4 Change Code".
i A code can only be entered and displayed if item 11 "Code in Parts List" is set to "ON" in
the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

8 Qty Contains the quantity of the part. The quantity can be changed as required via the "Menu b/
Change Quantity" see Section "21.1.3 Change Quantity".

9 Remarks Contains a remark made by the user on the selected part.


see Section "21.1.6 Change Remarks".
i A remark can only be displayed if item 12 "Remarks in Part List" is set to "ON" in the work-
station configuration see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

0 Chassis Number Displays the Vehicle Ident. Number entered in the EPC initial screen before the part was se-
lected.
If further parts have since been transferred to the Selected Parts List, these also belong to the
displayed Vehicle Ident. Number.
If you access the EPC using a different Vehicle Ident. Number and without deleting the Select-
ed Parts List beforehand, the new Vehicle Ident. Number is listed for the part item. All parts
that are listed after this then belong to this new Vehicle Ident. Number.
i The Vehicle Ident. Number is only displayed in the selected parts list if item 10 "Chassis
in Part List" is set to "ON" in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

a UTIL Opens the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu for administrating the selected parts lists (e.g. storing,
copying, deleting). see Section "21.2 Util (List Utilities)".

b MENU Opens the "LIST MENU" for processing the individual entries in the selected parts list.
see Section "21.1 List Menu".
i You can also call up the list menu using the P key.

c SELECTED PARTS Displays the name of the folder in which the selected parts list has been stored. You can
LIST Folder choose or redefine the name of the folder using the submenu "UTILa/SAVE CURRENT LIST/
Choose Folder or Enter "NEW" see Section "21.2.1 Save Current List".
i If a folder has not yet been determined, this is indicated with (None).

d Selected parts list Displays the name of the selected parts list. You can choose or redefine the name of the
selected parts list using the submenu "UTILa/SAVE CURRENT LIST".
see Section "21.2.1 Save Current List".
i (None) is displayed if you have not assigned a name to the selected parts list yet.

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21.1 List Menu


You can change the individual entries in the Selected Parts List manually using the functions listed in the "LIST MENU".
Calling up the "List Menu":
. The "MENU" action button, or
. the function key P, or
. menu bar "Review List/List Menu"

1. Add Part Number Opens the "Add Part Number" submenu.


see Section "21.1.1 Add Part Number".

2. Change Designation Opens the "Change Designation" submenu.


see Section "21.1.2 Change Designation".

3. Change Quantity Opens the "Change Quantity" submenu.


see Section "21.1.3 Change Quantity"

4. Change Code Opens the Change Code submenu.


see Section "21.1.4 Change Code".
i The "Change Code" entry is only available in the "LIST MENU" if item 11. "Code in
Part List" is set to "ON" in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

5. Delete Code Opens the "Delete Code" pop-up menu. see Section "21.1.5 Delete Code".
i The "Delete Code" entry is only available if item 11. "Code in Part List" is set to "ON"
in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

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6. Change Remarks Opens the "Change Remarks" submenu.


see Section "21.1.6 Change Remarks".
i The "Change Remarks" entry is only available in the "LIST MENU" if item
12. "Remarks in Part List" is set to "ON" in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

7. Delete Remarks Opens the "Delete Remarks" pop-up menu.


see Section "21.1.7 Delete Remarks".
i The "Delete Remarks" entry is only available in the "LIST MENU" if item
12. "Remarks in Part List" is set to "ON" in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

8. Update List Opens the pop-up menu "LISTUPD/Are You Sure You Want To Update The List".
see Section "21.1.8 List Update".
i You can call up the list by clicking the J button in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST"
screen.

Enter Selection For entering the desired item number.


i You should confirm the entry with R.

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21.1.1 Add Part Number


"Add Part Number" can be called up as follows:
. In the Selected Parts List via "List Menu / 1. Add Part Number" see Section "21.1 List Menu", or
. from anywhere in the EPC using the "Add" function see Section "22 Add".

With "Add Part Number" you can enter a part number manually which is then copied directly, marked by an asterisk (*), to
the selected parts list see Section "21 Selected Parts List".

Enter Part Number For entering a complete part number (including the code letter).
To Add After confirming the input with R, the "ES-CODE Input" submenu is opened
see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".
If there is no ES-CODE to allocate, confirm this submenu with R. The "Change Quantity" sub-
menu is then opened. see Section "22.3 Change Quantity".
i You must enter the part number without blanks. Make sure you use the correct number of
digits, the entry is not checked.
The code letter "A" for the design part is assigned by default.
Where necessary, another letter can be entered by deleting A.
A Design part number
N Standard part number
W Tool part number
B6 Accessories part number
HWA AMG part number
Q Supplier part number

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21.1.2 Change Designation


When making manual entries using "Add Part Number", the designation is "User added part number". The designation can
be changed in the Selected Parts List if necessary.

i When transferring the selected parts list to the business application system, only the part number is trans-
ferred. Designations are not taken into account here.

Enter New Designation For entering a new designation (maximum 38 characters) for the selected list entry. When
you confirm your entry with R, the designation is updated in the "SELECTED PARTS
LIST".

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21.1.3 Change Quantity


You can change the desired quantity of a part in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" in the "Change Quantity" submenu.

Enter New Quantity For entering the desired number of the part selected in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" (maximum
of 5 characters, decimals can have no more than 3 integer positions, one decimal point, and no
more than 2 decimal places).
After you have confirmed it with R, the appropriate list entry is updated in the "SELECTED
PARTS LIST".
i When using decimals, always ensure that the settings in the business application system
are observed.

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21.1.4 Change Code


In the "Change Code" submenu, you can
. reassign a grace or guarantee code to a part in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST"
. change the existing guarantee or grace code.

i . The codes are only intended to provide assistance with processing large amounts of information, and are
not copied to the business application system.
. Codes can only be entered and displayed if item 11. "Code in Part List" is set to "ON" in the "Workstation
Configuration" see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

Enter New Code For entering a code for the chosen part.
This code can be freely assigned within the company (maximum of 2 characters, A to Z and 0 to 9).
i After you have entered the code, the "Change Code" submenu is closed automatically and the
list entry is updated in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".

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21.1.5 Delete Code


You can use the "Delete Code" pop-up menu to delete the code for a selected part in the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".

i This function is only available if item 11. "Code in Part List" is set to "ON" in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

Yes Deletes the code and closes the "Delete Code" pop-up menu.

No Closes the "Delete Code" pop-up menu without deleting the code.

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21.1.6 Change Remarks


In the "Change Remarks" submenu, you can
. assign a new remark to a part, or
. change an existing remark.

i . The remark is not copied to the business application system when it is transferred to the "SELECTED PARTS
LIST".
. This function is only available if item 12. "Remarks in Part List" is set to "ON" in the "Workstation Configura-
tion" see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

Enter New Remarks For entering or modifying remarks (maximum 37 characters) for the selected list entry.
i After you have confirmed it with R, the list entry is updated in the "SELECTED PARTS
LIST".

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21.1.7 Delete Remarks


In the "Delete Remarks" pop-up menu, you can delete a remark that you entered manually for a selected part in the "SE-
LECTED PARTS LIST".

i This function is only available if item 12. "Remarks in Part List" is set to "ON" in the workstation configuration.
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

Yes Deletes the remark and closes the "Delete Remarks" pop-up menu.

No Closes the "Delete Remarks" pop-up menu without deleting the remark.

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21.1.8 List Update


List entries without a star "*" are deleted from the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" using "LISTUPD".

Yes Updates the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" and closes the "LISTUPD" pop-up menu.

No Closes the "LISTUPD" pop-up menu without updating the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".

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21.2 Util (List Utilities)


The selected parts lists and the higher-level folders are administrated in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
. You can save selected parts lists.
. You can create a blank selected parts list.
. You can call up, copy, delete the saved "SELECTED PARTS LISTS" at any time.
. You can create new folders.
. You can delete folders together with the selected parts lists saved in them.

1 UTIL Opens the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu for administering the selected parts lists (e. g. saving,
copying, deleting).
1. SAVE CURRENT LIST Opens the "Choose Folder or Enter "NEW"" submenu.
A selected parts list can be saved to
. an existing folder, or
. a new folder.
see Section "21.2.1.1 Save Current List to an Existing Folder"
see Section "21.2.1.2 Save Current List to a New Folder".
i If the current "SELECTED PARTS LIST" is empty, the message "No items in shop list"
appears in the EPC message line. This means that it is impossible to save a selected
parts list.
2. CLEAR CURRENT LIST Opens the "Clear Current List" pop-up menu.
see Section "21.2.2 Clear Current List".
3. RECALL A SAVED LIST Opens the "Choose Folder or Enter "NEW"" submenu.
see Section "21.2.3 Recall a Saved List".
4. COPY A LIST Opens the "Choose Folder to copy from" submenu.
see Section "21.2.4 Copy a List".

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5. DELETE A SAVED LIST Opens the "Choose Folder and Enter" submenu.
see Section "21.2.5 Delete a Saved List".
6. DELETE FOLDER Opens the "Delete Folder" submenu.
see Section "21.2.6 Delete Folder".
Enter Selection For entering the desired item number e.g.1.
i Confirm your entry with R.

21.2.1 Save Current List


A selected parts list is always saved in a folder. A distinction is made between
. saving to an existing folder,
see Section "21.2.1.1 Save Current List to an Existing Folder",
. saving to a new folder.
see Section "21.2.1.2 Save Current List to a New Folder".

21.2.1.1 Save Current List to an Existing Folder


You can save selected parts lists to an existing folder.

i . Generally speaking, when you install EPC Flexible Publishing, a folder is created automatically with the name
of the workstation 2. This folder cannot be deleted.
. For every user created via the "DB Program Manager," a folder (e.g. ADMIN) is created automatically. This fold-
er can be deleted as required.
. All folders, except for the "workstation folder" 2, are protected with a password.

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1 Workstation name Name of the workstation.

2 Workstation folder Generally speaking, when you install EPC Flexible Publishing, a folder with the name of the
workstation is created automatically.
i This folder cannot be deleted.

3 Folder name After selecting the desired folder, the "SAVE CURRENT LIST" submenu is opened.

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration is not provided.

"SAVE CURRENT LIST" to an existing folder


Click the "UTIL" action button in the selected parts list.
Select "SAVE CURRENT LIST" in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
Select the desired folder.
Confirm password (if necessary).
Enter the name of the selected parts list in the "SAVE CURRENT LIST" submenu.

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21.2.1.2 Save Current List to a New Folder


Selected parts lists can be saved to a newly created folder. Users can create as many folders as they want.

i All folders, except for the workstation folder, are protected with a password.

1 NEW After you have entered NEW in the input field and confirmed with R, the "New Folder" sub-
menu is opened.

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration is not provided.

"SAVE CURRENT LIST" to a new folder:


Select the "UTIL" action button in the selected parts list.
Select "SAVE CURRENT LIST" in the "LIST UTILS" submenu.
Enter the letters "NEW" in the input field 1 and confirm with R.
Enter a new folder name in the "New Folder" submenu (alphanumeric, maximum 15 characters), confirm the entry with
R.
Enter a password for the folder in the "New Password" submenu (alphanumeric, maximum 10 characters), confirm the
entry with R.
Enter the password again to confirm it and press R.
i The password is a means of protecting access.
Enter the name of the selected parts list in the "SAVE CURRENT LIST" submenu (alphanumeric, maximum 15 charac-
ters) and confirm with R.
: The selected parts list is saved to the newly created folder. The selected parts list displays the folder name and selected
parts list name.

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21.2.2 Clear Current List


The "CLEAR CURRENT LIST" function creates a new, empty selected parts list.
. The empty selected parts list is identified by the folder and selected parts list name "None".
. With a selected parts list that has already been saved, the saved entries are kept and the selected parts list can be
called up again at any time. see Section "21.2.3 Recall a Saved List".
. If the current "SELECTED PARTS LIST" is empty, "Parts information empty" appears in the EPC message line after you
call up the "CLEAR CURRENT LIST" function.

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration not provided.

Clear Current List


Select the "UTIL" action button in the selected parts list.
Select "2. CLEAR CURRENT LIST" in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
Confirm the "CLEAR CURRENT LIST" pop-up menu with "Yes".
: A new, empty selected parts list with folder name and selected parts list name "None" is created.

21.2.3 Recall a Saved List


You can call up a saved selected parts list for further processing using the "RECALL A SAVED LIST" function.

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration is not provided.

Recalling a saved list:


Select the "UTIL" action button in the selected parts list.
Select "3. RECALL A SAVED LIST" in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
Select the desired folder in the "Choose Folder or Enter" submenu.
Select the desired selected parts folder in the "Choose selected parts list or enter" submenu.
Overwrite the "Overwrite Current List" pop-up menu and confirm it with "Yes".
: The saved selected parts list is called up.

21.2.4 Copy a List


You can copy a saved selected parts list with "COPY A LIST".
After a copy procedure, the parts list is not displayed automatically but must be called up via "UTIL/3 RECALL A SAVED
LIST".

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration is not provided.

Copy a list:
Select the "UTIL" action button in the selected parts list.
Select "4. COPY A LIST" in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
Select the source folder of the parts list to be copied in the "Choose Source Folder or Enter" submenu.
Select the selected parts list to be copied in the "Select parts to be copied" submenu.
Assign a new name to the copy of the parts list in the "COPY A LIST" submenu and confirm the entry with R.
In the "Choose Folder or Enter "NEW"" submenu, choose the existing folder or create a new folder to save the parts
list. see Section "21.2.1.2 Save Current List to a New Folder".
Carry out "Password Confirmation", if necessary.
: The parts list has been copied and is stored in the target folder with the new name.
i You can call up the copied parts list via the "3. RECALL A SAVED LIST" function.
see Section "21.2.3 Recall a Saved List".

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21.2.5 Delete a Saved List


With "DELETE A SAVED LIST" you can delete a selected parts list from a folder.

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration is not provided.

Delete a saved list:


Click the "UTIL" action button in the parts list.
Select "5. DELETE A SAVED LIST" in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
Select the parts list to be deleted in the "Choose/enter folder" submenu.
Enter the folder password in the "Password Confirmation" submenu and confirm the entry with R.
Select the parts list to be deleted in the "Choose/enter parts list" submenu.
Confirm "Delete List Confirmation" submenu with "Yes".
: The parts list has been deleted.

21.2.6 Delete Folder


With the "DELETE FOLDER" function, you can delete a folder together with all the parts lists stored within it. You can delete
all folders, except for the "Workstation Folder".

i As the procedure is menu-based and self-explanatory, a visual illustration is not provided.

Deleting folder:
Select the "UTIL" action button in the parts list.
Select "6. DELETE FOLDER" in the "LIST UTILITIES" submenu.
Select the folder to be deleted in the "DELETE FOLDER" submenu.
Enter the password of the folder to be deleted in the "Password Confirmation" submenu and confirm your entry
with R.
Confirm the "DELETE FOLDER" pop-up menu with "Yes".
: The parts list folder is deleted.
Close the "DELETE FOLDER" submenu with the right mouse button.

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22 Add
Depending on the screen in which you are working, you can use the "Add" function to call up one of the following submenus:
. "Add Part Number". see Section "22.1 Add Part Number".
. "ES Code Input" see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".

22.1 Add Part Number


With "Add part Number" you can enter a part number manually which is then copied directly, marked by an asterisk (*), to
the selected parts list. see Section "21 Selected Parts List".

Enter Part For entering a complete part number (including the code letter).
Number To Add After confirming the input with R, the "ES-CODE Input" submenu is opened
see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".
If there is no ES-CODE to allocate, confirm this submenu with R. The "Change Quantity" submenu
is then opened. see Section "22.3 Change Quantity".
i You must enter the part number without blanks. Make sure you use the correct number of
digits, the entry is not checked.
The code letter "A" for the design part is assigned by default.
Where necessary, another letter can be entered by deleting A.
A Design part number
N Standard part number
W Tool part number
B6 Accessories part number
HWA AMG part number
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22.2 ES Code Input


ES Code Input is available after the following actions:
. Add Part Number see Section "22.1 Add Part Number".
. In the parts information, when an ES Code has been added to a part number manually using the "Add" function.

The system distinguishes between


. ES1 Code (e.g. quantity) see Section "20.3.1 ES1 Code",
. ES2 Code (e.g. version or color of part) see Section "20.3.2 ES2 Code".

1 ES CODE INPUT For entering the ES1 or ES2 Code (supplementary code for a part number).
After you have confirmed the entry with R, the "Change Quantity" submenu is opened.
see Section "22.3 Change Quantity".
If there is no ES-CODE to allocate, confirm this submenu with R. The "Change Quantity" sub-
menu is then opened. see Section "22.3 Change Quantity".
i You can enter a maximum of 6 characters. No blanks are allowed. The input is not checked.

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22.3 Change Quantity


In the "Change Quantity" submenu, you enter the desired quantity or change the existing quantity of a part number.
The "Change Quantity" submenu is available after the following actions:
. "Add Part Number" see Section "22.1 Add Part Number".
. "ES CODE INPUT" see Section "22.2 ES Code Input".
. In the Selected Parts List using the function key C + 0 "Chg Qty" or action button "List Menu/3. Change Quantity".

Enter Part Qty For entering the desired part quantity. The quantity you specify is entered in the "SELECTED
PARTS LIST". see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
i The quantity must be greater than "0" with a maximum of 5 characters, (max. 3 integer posi-
tions, one decimal point, and no more than 2 decimal places. When using decimals, make sure
that the settings in the dealer system are taken into account.

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23 Displaying Images/Text
To be able to check part numbers in a list using the illustrated page, without having to leave the respective parts information
or selected parts list, you can show or hide the illustrated page that you edited last..

i You cannot choose a screen item.

1 Illustrated page Illustrated page edited last.

2 Parts information or Parts information or selected parts list currently being edited.
selected parts list

Hiding/Showing Illustrated Pages


Select "Image/Image Text F12" in the menu bar
: The illustrated page that you edited last is shown or hidden.

) ) functions as a toggle switch (showing or hiding).


: The illustrated page that you edited last is shown or hidden.

i Screens are only printed if the function key ")" or "S + 1" is pressed beforehand
see Section "24 Printing".

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24 Printing
In the EPC, the screen contents, images, and lists (selected parts lists, parts information, data cards) can be printed if
required.
i The "Print" submenu contains the standard Windows options.

i . In the "Data Card" and "SELECTED PARTS LIST", the entire contents (all pages) are printed, in other words the
contents not visible on the screen are also printed.
. Images are only printed if you first press the function key ")" or "C + 1".
"F12 Image Text" see Section "23 Displaying Images/Text".
"CF1 Zoom" see Section "19.1 Enlarging Illustrated Pages".
. You can create a 1:1 printout of the screen contents (hardcopy) using the p key.
. If you choose "File/Print" in the menu bar or C + ), only the contents on the screen are printed out, ex-
cept in the "Datacard" and "SELECTED PARTS LIST" screens.
. If you choose "File/Print window" in the menu bar, only the contents displayed in the EPC window are printed.
. You can create a 1:1 printout of the screen contents (hardcopy) by choosing "File/Print screen" in the menu
bar.
. You can call up the "Print Setup" submenu by choosing "Print/Page setup" in the menu bar. This enables you
to define the familiar print settings in Windows.
. The footer text for enlarged illustrated pages can be adjusted in the "MBXX Configuration" screen
see Section "26 MBXX Configuration".

Printing Lists (e.g. Selected Parts List)


Select the icon in the toolbar or select "File/Print" in the menu bar.
: This calls up the "Print" submenu.

Using the Keyboard:


S+) : This calls up the "Print" submenu.

Printing Illustrated Pages


Display the illustrated page on top using the menu bar "Image/Image/Text" or "Image/Zoom".
Select the icon in the toolbar or choose the "File/Print" menu bar.
: This calls up the "Print" submenu.

Using the Keyboard:


) or S + 1 Display the illustrated page on top.
S+) : This calls up the "Print" submenu.

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25 Exit Menu
If you choose the "AF4 EXIT" (A + 4) function before you save a selected parts list, a confirmation prompt appears
which prevents you from exiting the EPC accidentally without saving the current "SELECTED PARTS LIST" first.

1. Save List Then Exit Saves the "SELECTED PARTS LIST". Opens the "Choose Folder or Enter "NEW"" submenu.
see Section "21.2.1 Save Current List".

2. Exit Without Saving You exit EPC Flexible Publishing without saving the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".
Current List

3. Abort Exit Aborts the procedure and closes the "Exit Menu" without saving the "SELECTED PARTS LIST".

Enter Selection For entering the chosen list entry.

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You can use "MBXX Configuration" to make default settings for the workstation.
You can call up "MBXX Configuration" by choosing "Goto/Applications" in the menu bar.

1 Color Scheme For choosing a background color.

2 Magnify Box Size For setting the zoom function in illustrated pages. You can set the magnify box to three dif-
ferent sizes. see Section "19 Illustrated Page".

3 Print Message For defining default settings for the footer text in printed illustrated pages
see Section "24 Printing".
Printing an illustrated page with footer text:
Display the illustrated page on top using ) or S + 1 or menu bar "Image/Image/
Text" or "Image/Zoom".
Select the icon in the toolbar or choose "File/Print" in the menu bar, or press key
combination S + ).
: This calls up the "Print" submenu.

4 Default Restores the default settings (e. g. blue background screen).

5 OK Closes the "MBXX Configuration" window, and saves the changed settings.

6 Cancel Closes the "MBXX Configuration" window, without saving the settings.

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The "Applications" submenu enables you to access further applications within EPC Flexible Publishing.

Calling up Applications:
. 2 in the function bar, or
. "Goto/Applications" in the menu bar.

Shop Materials Calls up the class index for determining the "Shop Materials" for the cars or trucks di-
vision. see Section "27.1 Class Index (Shop Materials)".

Utilities Calls up the "Password" submenu for entering the system password m b a g .
see Section "27.2 Password".
Once you enter the system password, the "Workstation Configuration" screen is called
up. see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

About DC EPC Calls up copyright information.


see Section "27.4 About DC EPC".

What's New Information Opens "What's New" and provides information about alterations, hints and tips for us-
ing EPC. see Section "27.5 What's New".

Code/SA/Component Opens the "Code/Component Search Screen" screen.


see Section "27.6 Code/SA/Component Search Screen".

User Notes Administration Calls up the "Password" submenu for entering the system password m b a g .
see Section "27.2 Password".
After you have entered the system password, the "User Notes Administration" screen
is opened. see Section "27.7 User Notes Administration".

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27.1 Class Index (Shop Materials)


The "Class Index" is divided into two classes: passenger cars and truck. Once you select the class, the "Shop Material Group
Index" is called up. see Section "27.1.1 Shop Material Group Index".

List entry For selecting the class (e. g. 1 car).


Enter Selection For entering the class number (e. g. 1 for car).

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27.1.1 Shop Material Group Index


Irrespective of the vehicle or aggregate you have selected, the "Shop Material Group Index" offers the following materials:
. Varnish
. Car care articles
. Upholstery materials (upholstery material, leather, floor covering, ...)
. Other articles (preservatives, antifreeze, ...)

i The "Shop Material Group Index" is not connected to the "Group Index" and is not assigned to any catalogue.

1 Group no. The group number assigned to the group designation (e.g. 3).

2 List entry For selecting the desired group entry (e.g. 12 THINNER).

3 Enter Selection For entering the appropriate group number (e.g. 10). You must confirm the entry with R.

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27.1.1.1 Parts Information (Shop Materials)


The parts assigned to the group in question are listed in the "Parts Information (Shop Materials)".

i The operation and functionality of the list corresponds to that of the "Parts Information".
see Section "20.1 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages".

1 Additional Information Additional information, e.g. color numbers, containers, ... must be taken into considera-
tion.

2 Footnote Footnotes indicate important information, e.g. ES1 Code, ES2 Code, that must be taken
into consideration when selecting the correct part.
see Section "20.3.1 ES1 Code".
see Section "20.3.2 ES2 Code".
i Footnotes must be evaluated.

3 Shelf Life This figure indicates the number of months following production.
99 = no shelf life indicated.
These figures are generally for guidance only.

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27.2 Password
You can only access the "Workstation Configuration" and "User Notes Administration" screens by entering the system pass-
word. The system password is m b a g .

Enter For entering the system password m b a g . For reasons of security, the characters you enter are
SYSTEM Password displayed on the screen with "x". You must confirm the entry with R.
i If you have entered an incorrect system password, the system gives you three further at-
tempts. If you still enter the wrong password, the "Password" submenu is closed.

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27.3 Workstation Configuration


You can use the workstation configuration to set default values for EPC Flexible Publishing that are valid for all EPC users
of this workstation.

i The settings displayed in the screen are the recommended default settings.

1. Valid Classes Opens the "Select Market" submenu. see Section "27.3.1 Classes (Select Market)".
The "Valid Classes" submenu is only opened after you have selected the desired market.
see Section "27.3.2 Valid Classes".
2. Reverse Video ON Light screen background.
OFF Dark screen background.
3. Key Ahead ON Activates the data buffer which stores the keyboard entries temporarily before
they are displayed or executed. You can select or enter information without
having to wait for the input field to appear on the screen.
OFF Deactivates the data buffer. You can only select or enter information after the
system has released the entry of further information.
4. Carriage Return Re- ON You have to confirm entries with R.
quired
OFF While you are entering the data, the system interprets the information entered
and executes this as soon as it has recognized a valid input, without requiring
a further "Carriage Return" = R.

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5. Large Font ON A larger font is used.


OFF The default font is used.
6. Default Language Activates the appropriate system language.
The following language settings are possible:
. German
. French
. Italian
. Portuguese
. Spanish
. English
. U.S. English
7. Function Key Strip ON Activates the function key strip (function bar).
see Section "2.3.5 Function Bar".
OFF Deactivates the function key strip.
8. Transfer decimal quanti- ON Function only applicable for North America.
ties to host
OFF Function only applicable for North America.
9. Transfer parts list to file ON Activates the function to prepare the saved selected parts list for the commer-
cial dealer system.
The file is stored on the server, under the directory b h p s \ m b x x 1 \
System\MBXFER\Name of the Workstation.xfr
OFF Deactivates the function for preparing the saved selected parts list for the
commercial dealer system.
10. Chassis in Part List ON Displays the Vehicle Ident. Number entered in the selected parts list which you
can use to access the EPC before selecting the part number.
see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
OFF Displays no Vehicle Ident. Number within the selected parts list.
11. Code in Part List ON Allows you to assign a code to a part number in the selected parts list.
see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
OFF You cannot enter a code in the selected parts list.
12. Remarks in Part List ON Allows you to add remarks to parts numbers in the selected parts list.
see Section "21 Selected Parts List".
OFF You cannot add remarks in the parts list.
13. Page Wrap ON Allows you to scroll through multi-page lists and illustrated pages.
Example: With a 6-page parts information screen, you can scroll through the
pages1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, ....
OFF You cannot scroll through multi-page lists and illustrated pages.
Example: With a 6-page parts information screen, you can either scroll
through the pages in ascending order (pages 1-6) or in descending order (pag-
es 6-1).
14. Automatic SA Index ON If SAs are available for the chosen group, the SA index is opened automati-
cally after you select the group in the group index.
see Section "16 SA Index (Special Versions Index)".
OFF If SAs are available for the chosen group, the SA index is not opened after you
select the group in the group index. The sub-group index is opened. SAs can
then only be called up via the function key "9 SA Indx".

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15. Automatic Foot Note ON Opens the "Footnotes" submenu automatically if only one screen item
Display number was chosen in the illustrated page and footnotes are assigned to this.
OFF The "Footnotes" submenu is not opened automatically.
16. Double Spacing ON Selection lists (e.g. group index) are displayed with double spacing.
OFF Selection lists (e.g. group index) are displayed with single spacing.
17. Max Nr. FIN Opens the "FIN History" submenu for defining the maximum number of entries in the
"FIN History". Values from 1 to 40 are allowed.
see Section "27.3.3 FIN History (Workstation Configuration)".
18. FIN/VIN Search In some markets, you can access EPC using both the FIN and the VIN.
FIN = European Vehicle Ident. Number
VIN = non-European Vehicle Ident. Number (e.g. USA)
EPC Flexible Publishing tries to recognize whether you have entered a FIN or a VIN. If it
recognizes a VIN, it automatically converts it to a FIN and assigns it to the appropriate
data card.
The following settings are possible:
FIN If you exclusively use FIN to access the system.
FIN-VIN If you mainly use FIN to access the system.
VIN-FIN If you mainly use VIN to access the system.
19. Info Text ON If a Production Order text exists for a vehicle in the Unimog, G/M-class cate-
gory, the "Info Text" window is automatically displayed in the "Catalogue Index"
or "Group Index" screens when you access the system using the Vehicle Ident.
Number. see Section "9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order".
OFF The automatic function is deactivated, and the "Info Text" for a vehicle in the
Unimog, G/M-class category can only be called up from the data card.
see Section "9.1.2 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order".
20. User Notes Date Format Opens the "Select User Notes Date Format" submenu for determining the desired date
format in the "User Notes Administration" submenu.
see Section "27.3.4 Select User Notes Date Format".
see Section "27.7 User Notes Administration".

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27.3.1 Classes (Select Market)


The Markets available for selection are listed according to the licence code. Classes are assigned to every Market.
After you have selected a Market, the "Valid Classes" submenu opens. see Section "27.3.2 Valid Classes".

List entry For selecting the desired Market.


OK Closes the "Select Market" submenu and opens the "Valid Classes" submenu, allowing you to
determine the classes of the Market you have selected.
see Section "27.3.2 Valid Classes".
Cancel Cancels the process and closes the "Select Market" submenu without an entry being selected.
Help Calls up the Help text for the "Select Market" submenu.
see Section "2.5 Help (DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help)".

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27.3.2 Valid Classes


For entering the classes that have been released on the workstation.

Enter Valid Classes For entering numbers and letters that are assigned to the respective classes.
1 Car
2 G-wagon
3 Transporter
4 Truck
5 Omnibus
6 Unimog
7 MB-Trac
F smart
P Powersystem
i Numbers and letters must be entered without separators in numerically ascending or-
der.
If the number or letter you enter is invalid for the installed EPC data package, the entire
entry is ignored.

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27.3.3 FIN History (Workstation Configuration)


Using the "FIN History" you define how many entries are shown in the "FIN History" in the "EPC Initial screen".
see Section "4.2 FIN History".

Input box For entering a value between 1 and 40.

OK Closes the "FIN History", saving the settings changed.

Cancel Closes the "FIN History", without saving the settings changed.

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27.3.4 Select User Notes Date Format


In the "Select User Notes Date Format" submenu, you can define how the date is to be displayed in the "User Notes Ad-
ministration" submenu. see Section "27.7 User Notes Administration".

Selection menu For selecting the desired date format.

OK Closes the submenu, saving the changed settings.

Cancel Closes the submenu without saving.

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27.4 About DC EPC


This submenu displays the following information:
. Copyright
. Release (software version)
. DVD edition (month/year)

i You cannot make any entries here.

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27.5 What's New


"What's New" provides EPC users with a direct flow of information about
. New functions
. Hints and tips
. Technical information, e.g. changes to design groups
"What's New" is displayed once after an update when EPC Flexible Publishing is started. After that, you can call up this
information at any time.

Calling up "What's New":


Select the "Goto/Applications" menu bar, which opens the "Applications" submenu.
Select "What's New".
Select the desired month.
: The information for the month you have selected is displayed.

Using the Keyboard:

2 Call up the "Applications" submenu.


u+R Position the selection bar on "What's New".
T Position the selection bar on the desired month.
R Confirm.
: The information for the month you have selected is displayed.

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Meaning of Functions:
Menu Submenu Meaning/Function
File Open To manually call up "What's New" files in the directory
C:\bhps\mbxx1\System\MBXX\Wnew\WINDOWS.
The texts are subdivided according to language.
Print Topic Calls up the "Print" submenu for printing out the displayed text.
see Section "24 Printing".
Exit Closes the "What's New" screen.
Edit Copy Copies the text to the clipboard.
Annotate ... Opens the "Annotate" screen for entering remarks. The remark is identified by a pa-
per clip and can therefore be called up again.
Bookmark Define Opens the "Define" screen for creating a bookmark. The default setting marks the
title as bookmark. This entry can be changed manually if required. You can call up
the bookmarks which have been created at any time by selecting them.
Options Keep What's New Default The default setting is "Not On Top".
On Top
On Top "What's New" is displayed at the front of the screen and can be
closed with "File/Exit".
Not On Top "What's New" can be placed in the background by pressing the left
mouse button outside the window. The window can be fetched to
the front of the screen once again using the key combination
A + T (tab key).
Display History Calls up a submenu which lists the topics previously displayed. You can display the
Window topic you want by double-clicking it.
Font For setting the font size you want (small, normal, large).
Use System Activated The background color of "What's New" is white.
Colors
Deactivated The background color of "What's New" is pale yellow.
Help Version Displays the Copyright information.
Contents Lists the topics in a table of contents. You can display the topic you want by double-
clicking it.
Index Lists the topics in the form of an index. You can display the index entry you want
by entering a term.
Back Goes back through the topics displayed to date.
Print Calls up the "Print" submenu for printing the displayed text.
see Section "24 Printing".

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27.6 Code/SA/Component Search Screen


The "Code/SA/Component Search Screen" makes it easier to work with codes and SA/Components.
The "Code/SA/Component Search Screen" is divided into two parts.
Before the search, you must use the Options buttons to decide whether to search for a Code 0 or for an
SA/Component a.

1 Code/Component For entering the code, code character string or SA/Component for which the search is to be
made. Confirm your entry with R or the "Search" 3 action button.
. Possible code entries
e.g. 580, a possible code and its description are displayed in a Hitlist 9.
e.g. -580, the "Code Information" is called up.
see Section "20.4.1 Code Information".
Code character string e.g. 352+852/752-852, the "Code Information" is called up.
see Section "20.4.1 Code Information"
. Possible SA/Component entries
e.g. 508092, the description is displayed in a Hitlist 9.
By double-clicking on SA/Component, the SA stroke information is displayed in the
"SA/Component Information" window.
see Section "20.4.2 SA/Component Information".

2 Keyword Targeted code search for a keyword, e.g. air conditioning.

3 Search Starts the search for the entered search parameters.

4 Display All Lists all the Codes or SA/Components and their descriptions available in EPC Flexible Publish-
ing.

5 Clear All Deletes all search parameters.

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6 P/T/F Distinguishing feature


P = Car
T = Transporter
F = smart

7 Code/Comp When you select "Code/Comp" the hitlist is sorted by Code or SA/Component in ascending
order.

8 Description When you select "Description", the hitlist is sorted by description in ascending order.

9 Hitlist A list of all relevant search findings.

0 Code Selecting the Code option button sets the system to search by code. Search parameters for
the Code Search may be entered after this.

a Component Selecting this option button sets the system to search by SA/Component. Search parameters
for the SA/Component Search may be entered after this.

b Print Calls up the "Print" submenu for printing out the hitlist.

c OK Closes the "Code/Component Search Screen".

Starting Code/Component Search Screen:


Select the type of search you require using the "Code" 0 or "Component" a option button.
Enter the code or SA/Component you are searching for, or enter a keyword.
Select "Search" 3.
: The hitlist is displayed.

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27.7 User Notes Administration


If user notes have been created for an illustrated page or a part item, these notes are organised centrally on the network
for all EPC users in the "User Notes Administration" submenu.
Existing user notes can be changed and updated, outdated notes can be deleted. User notes can also be printed out if re-
quired.
"User Notes Administration" is called up using the function key "2/User Notes Administration/Password mbag".
User notes may be sorted in ascending or descending order by selecting a column header.

Change Calls up the "Change User Note" submenu. Here, existing user notes can be changed and updated.
see Section "27.7.1 Change User Note".

Delete For deleting a user note. To protect against inadvertent deletion, the pop-up menu "Confirm User Note
Deletion" opens, which must be confirmed as necessary.

Print Calls up the "Print User Notes" submenu for printing out user notes.
see Section "27.7.2 Print User Notes".

Close Closes the "User Notes Administration" submenu.

27.7.1 Change User Note


Existing user notes can be changed and updated.

User Note For changing the existing user note.


i A user note may contain 160 characters maximum (80 characters per line).

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Name For entering a name or a key word.


i The name may have 10 characters maximum.

Save Closes the submenu, saving the changes.

Cancel Closes the submenu, without saving the changes.

27.7.2 Print User Notes


When printing user notes you can decide whether to print out all user notes or just notes within a defined period of time.
Note the date form when defining the period.

Print all user notes When this option button is activated, all user notes created by all EPC users on the network are print-
ed.

Print user notes in When this option button is activated, the "Start date" and "End date" input fields become active.
a date range

Start date For entering the start date from which user notes are to be printed.
i Take note of the set date format when making your entry.
The date format can be set in workstation konfiguration using "20. User Notes Date Format".
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

End date For entering the end date up to which user notes are to be printed.
i Take note of the set date format when making your entry.
The date format can be set in workstation konfiguration using "20. User Notes Date Format".
see Section "27.3 Workstation Configuration".

Print Opens the print options window for printing user notes in accordance with the set options.

Cancel Closes the "Print User Notes" submenu.

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28 EPC - Fault Report


In order to optimize customer satisfaction, the EPC user's support is required in the event of any faults in EPC Flexible Pub-
lishing. With the aid of the EPC Fault Report, rapid elimination of faults is guaranteed.
The Fault Report must be filled out to describe the complaint, and sent to the fax number stated.

Possible ways of calling up the EPC Fault Report:


1. Using the Program Menu
Select S t a r t / P r o g r a m s / E P C F l e x i b l e P u b l i s h i n g / F a u l t R e p o r t / L a n g u a g e

2. Using EPC Help


1
Contents
Select "Appendix 1: EPC Fault Report".
Select the link "EPC Fault Report"
i Acrobat Reader must be installed.

3. Using the WIS Contents


Infobox 1, "Directory" action button.
Reference "WIS, EPC, DAS, ASRA fault report.
Reference EPC fault report.
i Acrobat Reader does NOT have to be installed.

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Index Car Vehicle Data Card 48


Carriage Return Required 125
A Cat. 15
A 58, 99, 113 Catalogue 42
Abbreviation 25 Catalogue Index 45
About DC EPC 120, 132 Catalogue name 16
Accessories part number 58, 80, 95, 99, 113 CD edition 132
Accompanying parts 80 Change 137
Acrobat reader 2, 3 Change Code 97, 102
Action Button 23 Change Designation 97, 100
Activating a list entry 28 Change Quantity 97, 101, 115
Activating/Deactivating the Function Bar 18 Change Remarks 98, 104
Add 113 Change User Note 137
Add Part 20 Chas 19, 37
Add Part Number 97, 99, 113 Chassis 11, 15
Add Parts 12 Chassis in Part List 126
Additional Code 1 85 Chassis Number 36, 96
Agg 16 Chg Qty 20
Aggregate ID no. 36 Class 15
Aggregate Index 66 Class Index 41
Aggregate Variant 49, 51, 52, 53 CLEAR 58
All 19, 76 Clear All 135
All records 12 Clear Current List 107, 111
Alt key 6 Closing a submenu 29
AMG part number 58, 80, 95, 99, 113 Code 19, 81, 96, 136
Annotate 32, 134 Code and Color No. 87
Any standard catalogue 77, 93 Code in Part List 126
Application 11 Code Information 89
Arrows 71 Code letter 80, 95, 99, 113
Automatic Display of ES2 Footnotes 88 Code/Comp 136
Automatic Foot Note Display 127 Code/Component 135
Automatic SA Index 126 Code/SA/Component 49, 51, 120
Automatic Transmission 81 Code/SA/Component Search Screen 135
Codes 89
B Color Scheme 119
B6 58, 99, 113 Combined SA package 68
Background color 119 Commercial Vehicle Data Card 51
Backspace key 6 Commercial vehicle part-based SA/component
Basic aggregate data 53 information 81
Basic EPC settings 10 Component 61, 90, 136
Basic vehicle data 48, 51 Configuration 10
Basics 5 Construction Kit 54, 61, 91
Blank illustrated page 72 Construction Kit Translation 91
BM 4, 11, 19 Contents 32, 134
BM/SA 11, 19 Control Elements 21
Bookmark 32, 134 Copy 31, 134
Border of window 8 Copy a List 107, 111
Copy parts to selected parts list 14
C Copyright 132
Call up / use of the FIN History 39 Corner of window 8
Call up data card 14 Create User Note 11
Call up footnote 14 Create User Note Illustrated Page 77
Call up selected parts list 14 Create User Note Part Item 93
Calling up "Enter VB" 43 Cursor key down 13
Calling up a specific page 82 Cursor key left 13
Calling up the Footnote 85 Cursor key right 13
Calling up the Help 31 Cursor key up 13
Callout 80 Cursor keys 7
Car part-based code information 81
Car Production Order 49, 50

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D ETV-BM 49, 51, 53


Exit 11, 31, 58, 134
DaimlerChrysler EPC FP Help 12, 19, 31
Exit Menu 118
Data buffer 125
Exit Windows 8
Data Card 20, 48
Exit Without Saving Current List 118
Datacard 11
DATACARD SA FILTERING 63 F
Deactivating a list entry 28
Default 32, 119, 134 F6 All 76
Fast Access 33, 36
DEFAULT FILTER LEVELS 64
File 10, 31, 134
Default Language 126
File/Print 117
Default settings 119
File/Print screen 117
Define 32, 134
File/Print window 117
Delete 7, 137
Filter 16, 42, 44
Delete a Saved List 108, 112
Filter Menu 62
Delete Code 97, 103
Filter/Code 11
Delete Folder 108, 112
FIN 4, 36, 127
Delete Remarks 98, 105
FIN History 11, 19, 37, 39, 127, 130
Deleting parts transferred to the
"SELECTED PARTS LIST" 82 FIN/VIN Search 127
Find 11
Description 58, 136
Find SA 11, 19, 49, 51, 53, 61
Design part number 58, 80, 95, 99, 113
FIN-VIN 127
Designation 80, 96
Fkey map 12
Display All 135
Fltr 19
Display History Window 32, 134
Fltr Code 19
Display User Notes 11, 14
Font 32, 134
Display User Notes Illustrated Page 78
Footnote number 84
Display User Notes Part Item 94
Footnotes 12, 81, 84
Displaying Images/Text 116
Footnotes window 84
DK 4, 16
For use with 68
DK CODE 16
Full-screen view 8
DK CODE/SA 16
Function bar 9, 18
Documentation for the EPC User 2
Function Key Strip 126
Documentation for the System Administrator 3
Function keys 6
Double Spacing 127
DP 4 G
Duplicate Part 92
GA 4
DVD Release 1
GM 4
E Goto 11
GR 4
ECE 45
GR/SA 16
Edit 31, 134
Group 15
Electronic documentation in PDF format 2, 3
Group Index 11
End date 138
Grpx 19
Enlarging Illustrated Pages 72, 73
Enter 7 H
Enter Callout 71
Hardcopy 117
Enter Footnote Number 84
Help 31, 32
Enter Part Number To Add 99, 113
Help function 12, 19
Enter SYSTEM Password 124
Hiding/Showing Illustrated Pages 116
Enter VB 44
Hitlist 136
EPC 4
Hitlist - Name Search 60
EPC - Fault Report 139
Home 7
EPC Access Paths 33
HWA 58, 99, 113
EPC Fault Report 139
EPC Initial Screen 36 I
EPC Message Line 9, 17
Icon field 8
ES Code 4, 96
ID 4
ES Code Input 114
Illustrated Page 70, 73
ES1 Code 85
Image 12, 71
ES2 Code 87

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Image Text 12 Model no. 37


Img/Txt 20 Model Overview 47
IND ENG DK 16 Moving a submenu 29
Index 32, 134
Industrial Engine Data Card (IMO) 53 N
Industrial engine ID no. 36 N 58, 99, 113
Info 20 NA 45
Info Text 49, 52, 127 Name 77, 94, 138
Information 11 NAW 4
Information Area 9, 15 NAW parts 79
Information Field 21, 71 NB 4, 81
Information Page 55 NEW 110
Input field 25, 80 No datacard available 17
Input Fields 22 NO FILTERING 64
Insert 7 No matching parts are available 17
Installation location 72 Non-Illustrated Parts may be Available 17, 71, 75
Not On Top 32, 134
J Not Valid For 89
JA 45 Note 20

K O
KB 4, 80, 95 OFF 16
Keep Help On Top 32 On Top 32, 134
Keep What's New On Top 134 Open 31, 134
Key Ahead 125 OPTIONAL WITH 80
Keyboard 6 Options 32, 134
Keyword 135 Original size 8

L P
LA 45 P/T/F 136
Large Font 126 Page Arrow 24
Left mouse button 5 Page down 7, 13
Left-hand Steering 81 Page up 7, 13
List 20 Page Wrap 126
List entry 25 Paint Code 87
List Menu 12, 97 Paint/Special Version Code 48, 51
List Update 106 Part Info 12
List Util 20 Part Name 57
List Utilities 107 Part Number 58, 80, 96
List Utils 12 Part Search 11
LL 4 Part Srch 19
Part-based "Code Information", "SA/Component
M Information" and "Construction Kit Translation" 89
Magnify box 119 Parts Information 79
Magnify Box Size 119 Parts Information for SA Illustrated Pages 83
Magnifying glass 71 Parts Information for Standard Illustrated Pages 79
Market codes 45 Password 124
Mask layout 8 PM 4
Max Nr. FIN 127 Pop-Up Menus 30
mbag 124 Press Shift+F3 to view 93
MB-DOC 2, 3 Print 6, 10, 13, 137
MBXX Configuration 119 Print all user notes 138
Mechanical Transmission 81 Print Message 119
MENU 96 Print Screen 10
Menu Bar 9, 10 Print Setup 10
MOD 16 Print Topic 31, 134
Model 15 Print User Notes 138
MODEL FILTERING 63 Print user notes in a date range 138
Model Index 42 Print Window 10
Model Info 11 Print/Page setup 117

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Printing 117 Selection Lists with Individual Selections 27


Printing an illustrated page with footer text 119 Selection Lists with Input Fields 25
Printing illustrated pages 72, 74, 117 Selection Lists with Multiple Selections 28
Printing Lists 117 SERIAL NUMBER FILTERING 63
Prnt 20 Shelf Life 123
Production Order 49, 51 Shop Materials 120
Production Order - Car 49, 50 Shop Materials (Class Index) 121
Production Order - Unimog, G/M-class 49, 50 Shop Materials (Group Index) 122
Shop Materials (Parts Information) 123
Q Software version 1, 132
Q 58, 99, 113 Special version 15
Qty 81, 96 Standard Group Index 65
Standard part number 58, 80, 95, 99, 113
R Standard parts range 11, 19
Reader 2, 3 Standard Sub-Group Index 69
Recall a Saved List 107, 111 Star 28, 79, 95
Release 1, 132 Start date 138
Remarks 80, 96 Starting Code/Component Search Screen 136
Remarks in Part List 126 STD 16
Replaceable Parts 85 STEERING FILTERING 64
REPLACED BY 80 Sub Grpx 19
Return 7, 13 Sub-group Index 11
Reverse Video 125 Sub-group information 71
Right mouse button 5 Submenus 29
Right-hand Steering 81 Supplier number 80, 95
RL 4 Supplier part number 58, 99, 113
System menu 8
S system password 124
SA 4, 11, 15, 19, 45, 61 System platform for EPC Flexible Publishing 2
SA AVAIL 16 Sysx 20
SA Index 11
SA Index (Special Versions Index) 67 T
SA Indx 19 Tab key 6
SA Parts Information 79 Terminal 11
SA parts range 11, 19 Text 49, 51, 53
SA STROKE FILTERING 63 This catalogue only 77, 93
SA Stroke Index 68 This Illustration is not Available at this Time 75
SA/Component 53 Title bar 8
SA/Component Information 90 Tool part number 58, 80, 95, 99, 113
Sales Designation 15, 44 Toolbar 9, 13
Save Current List 107, 108 Transfer decimal quantities to host 126
Save Current List to a New Folder 110 Transfer parts list to file 126
Save Current List to an Existing Folder 108 Transferring parts to the "SELECTED PARTS LIST" 82
Save List Then Exit 118 TRANSMISSION FILTERING 64
Screen item number 70 Type no. 37
Scrolling by page 24
Scrolling in illustrated pages 71 U
SEARCH 58 Unimog, G/M-class Production Order 49, 50
Search 57, 135 Update List 98
Search SAs 58 Use System Colors 32, 134
Select Market 128 User Note 77, 93, 137
Select User Notes Date Format 131 User Notes 81
Selected Parts List 95, 96 User Notes Administration 78, 94, 120, 137
SELECTED PARTS LIST - Folder 96 User Notes Available 18, 71
Selecting an Aggregate 40 User Notes Date Format 127
Selecting the ES1 Code 86 Using the Keyboard 6
Selecting the ES2 Code 88 Using the Mouse 5
Selecting the Market 46 USRNOTE.DAT 78, 94
Selection bar 27 UTIL 96, 107
Selection List 25 Utilities 120

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V
Valid Classes 125, 129
Valid For 89
VB 4, 15, 42
VB Sales Designation 44
Vehicle Data Card Bus 54
Vehicle ID no. 36
Vers 81
Version 32, 134
Version Code 87
Version codes 81
View List 12
VIN 4, 36
VIN-FIN 127

W
W 58, 99, 113
WDB 37
What's New 120, 133
Whats New Information 12
When must the data filter be deactivated 62
Window size 8
Windowing 8
WIS 4
Work area 9
Workstation Configuration 125, 130
Workstation folder 109
Workstation name 16, 109
World Manufacturer Code 37, 38

Z
Zoom 12, 13, 20
Zoom function 71

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