Item Availability by Variant Window

Shows how the inventory level of an item develops over time according to the variant that you select.


When you open the Item Availability by Variant window from a document line, then you can insert a variant in the document line by selecting the line with the variant that 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 variant, 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 Periods
Item Availability by Event

Other Resources

How to: View Item Availability
Item Variant