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M
Abbreviation for a quantity of 1000 sheets of paper
Make Ready
The process of preparing a printing press before a new run, to establish register, ink density, consistent impression, and so on
Matchcode Search
A Matchcode Search in SAP, is a way to view a complete or partial list of all valid values for an Input Field and to select a value from that list for the field. A triangle symbol in the lower right corner of the Input Field usually indicates that a Matchcode Search is available. Searches can be done on numeric or text values, and allow the use of an asterisk (*) as a wildcard.
MCK
Abbreviation found on Biweekly Leave, Gross Pay Computation, and Distribution Reports. Stands for: Manual Check payment data
Mechanical
Term for a compilation of artwork, including type, photos/scans, line art, etc., on art board or on disk
Menu Bar
The Menu Bar is the first bar located at the top of the SAP screen. While the Menu Bar contains menu paths for functions available from the current screen, this bar is no longer used as the primary tool for navigating to another screen in SAP. The User Menu displayed on the initial screen is a better way and more customized way to navigate for Duke. The Menu Bar options vary by the screen displayed or the task being performed in SAP. The Menu Bar also contains the buttons for managing the size and position of the window.
Mock Up
A preliminary layout showing the design, position of illustrations and text prior to the final reproduction
Modules
The SAP system consists of many application modules, each one offering different functionality, yet all integrated into one enterprise package.

Although Duke purchased a complete package of SAP modules for future use, the primary modules that Duke has or is in the process of implementing are:
AM: Asset Management
CO: Controlling
FI: Financial Accounting
FM: Funds Management
HR: Human Resources
MM: Materials Management
PS: Project System
WF: Workflow
Monitored Workload
A subsystem of the Payroll system to monitor the distribution of University salaries and wages of faculty and staff applicable to sponsored agreements based on budgeted, planned, or assigned work activity, updated to reflect any significant changes in work distribution.
Monthly Payroll
Monthly payment of salaries to faculty and staff members whose positions are exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act
Movable Assets
Consists of furniture and equipment that are not part of the supporting structure of a building and that meet the specific criteria for capital assets.