How to Prevent Postings to Closed or Complete Jobs in the Sage 100 Job Cost Module


How to prevent postings to Closed or Complete Jobs in Job Cost
Use caution when working with the below product functionality. Always create a backup of your data before proceeding with advanced solutions. If necessary, seek the assistance of a qualified Sage business partner, network administrator, or Sage customer support analyst.


Purge Job to Job Cost History
Use Job Status Maintenance to prevent posting to Closed or Completed jobs

  1. Open Modules, Job Cost, Setup, Job Cost Options
  2. Click on Additional Tab
  3. Verify that Define Job Statuses Allowed in Entry is checked
  4. Press Accept and close the Job Cost Options window
  5. Open Modules, Job Cost, Setup, Job Status Maintenance
  6. Select Module Code
  7. Select Data Entry type
  8. Deselect the following Job Statuses to Allow
    • Complete
    • Closed
  9. Press Accept

Prevent users from overriding the prompt “You have entered a job number with a status of Complete. Do you want to proceed?”

  1. Modify the user’s Role in Library Master, Main, Role Maintenance
  2. Select Role, Security Events tab, open Job Cost
  3. Deselect Allow to Override Status Selections in Job Status Maintenance, and press Accept