Previously, the maximum number of Parts which could be merged was 1000. The Merge Parts routine would never look beyond those first 1000 parts, if there were more than 1000, causing a problem when a large parts file was merged.
A maximum number is required to keep the Parts Merge routine running efficiently, but the maximum number that could be merged was raised substantially.
To Understand what that Means:
In G2 Parts> Utilities> Merge Parts can now merge a tremendous number of parts in one merge efficiently. Below is an example of the Merge Parts screen with 7 suggested Parts to Merge that the system is currently treating as separate Parts: