There are three variations of a Manufacturer's name used throughout the AutoQuotes program. The three variations are Full Name, Short Name, and Nickname. The following defines how each are used.
Full Name - This name is primarily used in Reports, Exports, OrderStatus, and Purchase Orders.
Short Name - This name is primarily used in the Catalog, Spreadsheet and Catalog searches.
To locate the Short Name for a Manufacturer go into Mfr Settings, select the Manufacturer and the Short Name entry will be in the Details panel.
Nickname - This name is primarily used with Deviated Pricing and Exports & is limited to eight characters in length. You can find a current list of Nicknames here.