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Cost ID Master File




The Cost ID master file contains all the cost classifications for the project estimate. These Cost IDs are linked to the chart of accounts master file for the specific cost.

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Open Cenral Menu. Your Central Menu maybe different from the screenshot below as each user can have different menu and access rights.

2. Select Systems ->Project Contract Management

3. Double-click Master File -> Cost ID. You will be redirected to Cost ID tab window.


4.Add or update the master file based on your project estimates. You may upadate this master file from time to time

5. Click Save to persist changes made to the database.


Data Definition

Database Table Name: mf_Cost
 Primary Key: CostID

Column Name

Sample Value




It's now hiidden. Sequence number is only used in sorting records.



Primary key of the table.


Preproduction expenses

Cost description



A=Active; I=InActive. You can mark inactive vendor category to remove them from the lookup table.

Createdby, DateCreated, Modifiedby, DateModified


These columns are called audit trails. Their values are auto-generated. One who created or modified the app. It is assumed that the current user is the one who created or modified the record.




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