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Flagging a Function for a Spacious Setting

A customer might request a larger space for the function than is typically allocated for the number of expected attendees. For example, a customer might want to hold a function that includes a dance. The expected number of people for the function might suggest a smaller room be booked; however, if a dance is planned, a more spacious function set is required.

This requirement can be met by setting the spacious set flag at the following levels:

  • Opportunity stage
  • Quote stage

At the quote stage, the user can create a new function (or modify an existing function), specify the Setup Style, remove the room area requirements and the value in the Function Space field, select the Spacious Set flag, and then click Next Fit.

When the Next Fit process is started with the Spacious Set requirement, Siebel Hospitality multiplies the expected number of attendees by 1.5. The resulting number is then used in the Best Fit/Next Fit algorithm. See Next Fit Button Functionality for more information about the Next Fit process. The value for Spacious Set can be configured, and is only applicable for an availability check. Changes to this flag after function inventory is reserved have no effect.

Configuring the Spacious Set Flag Multiplier

You can configure the multiplier that is used for the Spacious Set flag. Perform the steps in the following procedure to adjust the multiplier value.

To configure the Spacious Set flag multiplier

  1. Log in to Siebel Tools as an administrator.
  2. In the Object Explorer, navigate to Business Component.
  3. Query for the TNT SHM Function.
  4. From the Tools menu, choose Tools, Business Component, and then the Business Component User Prop menu item.
  5. Query for the Spacious Set Multiplier.
  6. Under Value, enter the new multiplier value.
  7. Recompile the SRF.
  8. Restart the client.
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