Item Availability by Periods Window

Shows how the inventory level of an item will develop over time according to the period that you select.


When you open the Item Availability by Periods window from a document line, then you can insert a date, such as a shipment date for a sales order, in the document line by selecting the line with the date you want to insert and then clicking OK. If you have only used the window to view availability and do not want to insert a date, then you must close the window without clicking OK.


Field Description

View by

Specifies the length of the period intervals that you want to view.

View as

Specifies how availability quantities are displayed. Select one of the following options:

Options Description
Net ChangeShows the net change in availability in the selected time interval.
Balance at DateShows the availability on the last day in the selected time interval.


The window shows one line for each period. Each line shows the item’s availability figures in the following key fields:

  • Gross Requirement

  • Scheduled Receipt

  • Planned Order Receipt

  • Projected Available Balance

  • Planned Order Releases

For more information, see Item Availability by Location.


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See Also


Item Availability by Location
Item Availability by Event

Other Resources

How to: View Item Availability