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White Soul System Designs - creating a computer system.

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Introduction

1 - Analysis 1.1 - Introduction White Soul System Designs is a small computer store that designs and makes many of its own systems and products. It is situated on Queen Street in the centre of Neath. Many people swear by White Soul products and go to the store for any product they wish to purchase or repairs their computers need. Manu people in Neath use this store because the prices of products are guarantied to be the lowest you can find, and the repair system, no fix no fee is very popular. At present only two full time staff members work there. The owner Mr. Adam Williams and his only member of staff Mr. John Edwards. The store is open form 9am - 5pm every weekday. On Saturdays it is open from 10am - 6pm and on Sundays it is closed all day. Only having two members of staff working eight hours a day, six days a week is very difficult. With increasing numbers of customers Mr. Edwards and Mr. Williams are under pressure to get every ones orders and files in order. Not having a computer system means Mr. Edwards and Mr. Williams have to file all the store customers and stock records manually. This manual system means mistakes are made and customer satisfaction is lowered. This undoubtedly means a loss in profits. This made Mr. Williams think that like their computer systems, they should be up to date. He is currently looking for a new system and approached me to ask my opinions. Not knowing the best solution for the store off the top of my head I decided to observer the current system and speak to the Mr. Williams and a regular customer and get their opinions of how they would like the store to change. 1.2 - Problem Definition The problem with White Souls current system is that it is a manual system with two members of staff. ...read more.

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Data Requirements * Stock Number A unique stock number given by a member of staff Problems Solved This displays just the item searched for, it will display all the properties of the stock item and tell the staff member or customer if the item is Available, Unavailable or Discontinued. View All Stock This will display all the stock on the stock file weather it is available, unavailable or discontinued. Data Requirements * No Data Requirements Problems Solved This allows you to view all stock and stock details on the computer screen rather than having to dig out old files and pull out pages and pages. View Current Stock This will display the current stock on the stock file. Only available stock will be shown. Data Requirements * No Data Requirements Problems Solved This allows you to view current stock and stock details on the computer screen rather than having to dig out old files and search for only stock that is currently available. Amending stock status This allows you to modify the stock status to show weather the stock is Available, Unavailable or Discontinued. Data requirements * Password A password must be entered to get access to this section * Stock Number The unique stock number given to this item Problems solved Again this means you do not have to go ranting and raving through files to find weather the stock is available or not as it is displayed on the screen. Once access has been gained to the modify stock section the stock number is required, after this has been entered you are prompted to change the status to A, D or U, this will be saved to the stock file for further reference. 2.4 - File Structures For the new system, there will be 2 files at CP3. There will be a Stock file holding all the stock records, and a password file allowing you to change the password. ...read more.

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Changes password and saves to the file Changed the password and saved to the password file 45 Change password screen To see if it links back to admin section - Links back to admin screen Admin screen is displayed 46 Admin screen To test option 3 3 Links back to main menu Links back to main menu 47 Members screen Test if it appears - Appears Members screen is displayed correctly 48 Members screen See the link back to the main menu 1, 2, X, x, Q, q, Enter Main menu appears Main menu is displayed 49 Menu Screen See what happens when an invalid option is entered Escape Screen Loops Screen loops 50 Menu Screen See what happens when an invalid option is entered CTRL + B Screen Loops Screen loops 51 Menu Screen See what happens when an invalid option is entered ALT + R Screen Loops Screen Loops 52 Menu Screen See what happens when an invalid option is entered F5 Screen Loops Screen loops 53 Stock Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered Escape Screen Loops Screen loops 54 Stock menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered CTRL + B Screen Loops Screen loops 55 Stock Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered ALT + R Screen Loops Screen Loops 56 Stock Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered F5 Screen Loops Screen loops 57 Admin Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered Escape Screen Loops Screen loops 58 Admin Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered CTRL + B Screen Loops Screen loops 59 Admin Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered ALT + R Screen Loops Screen Loops 60 Admin Menu See what happens when an invalid option is entered F5 Screen Loops Screen loops White Soul System Designs Craig Pickrell [1] ...read more.

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