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Create an Object definition

The purpose of this Object is to define the characteristics and behavior of the EXWorkOrder Object that determines what data needs to be included in a work order record and how the system will process work orders.

Note See Object Definition form and fields for the Object definition field descriptions.

To create an Object definition, follow these steps:

  1. From the System Navigator, click Tailoring > Document Engine > Objects to open the Object Definition form.
  2. Type EXWorkOrder in the File Name field.
  3. Click Add to create the Object record.
  4. On the Object Info tab, enter the following information.

    Field Value
    Unique key Automatically filled (ID)
    Common name Automatically filled (EXWorkOrder)
    Description field Table to hold work orders that can relate to any of the modules
    Profile application db.environment
    Profile variable $L.env
    Number record name EXWorkOrder
    Category table name category
    Master format control EXWorkOrder
    Status field status
    Assigned to fields
    Open state
    Close state EXWorkOrder.close
    Default state EXWorkOrder.view
    Search state
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click the Manage Queues tab, and then enter the following information.

    Field Value
    Manage condition true
    Manage display format sc.manage.WorkOrder
    Manage default query
    Allow add condition false
    Default query description My WorkOrders
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click OK.