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Create a link for the work order form

One of the advantages of a relational database is the elimination of redundant information. You accomplish this by storing information about a particular subject in one place or table that has links to other subjects. Links are a combination of data and link definitions with sets of conditions containing the relationships for linked information.

To create a link for the work order form, follow these steps:

  1. From the System Navigator, click Tailoring > Tailoring Tools > Links to open the Link File form.
  2. Type EXWorkOrder in the Name field.
  3. Add a description in Description.
  4. Click New.
  5. Enter the following information.

    Source Field Name Target File Name Target Field Name
    initiator operator name operator name
    RelatedCIs device
  6. Select the initiator row (highlight) then right click initiator and choose Select Line.
  7. In the link.structure.g form enter the following information for initiator. Then repeat Step 6 for and RelatedCIs and use the following information for those fields, respectively.

    Source Field (Fill To/Post From) Target Field Name (Fill To/Post From)
    initiator name name
  8. Click Save.
  9. Click OK.