Edition classification can be a criteria for a royalty rule. Changing the classification of an edition (product) can change the royalty rule applied to the sales transactions.
Edition classifications are assigned in the Edition record’s general tab. In the example below, in the Other classifications field “Print on Demand” is assigned to the paperback edition of Breads and Muffins when the book is printed using POD technology.
Sample Royalty Rule
Edition classifications are often used to apply a lower royalty rate when the production method for a title changes from offset printing to print on demand. This is because POD titles have a higher production cost.
The example below shows an applies to criteria for an Print on Demand rule where the criteria is the Other classifications specified in the edition (product)record.
The edition classification is evaluated when royalty statements are generated. It will be applied to all sales that occurred during the royalty period.