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Child Data Field - PSM

From VersaVision Support


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OVERVIEW

A Child Data Field can be a sub-category of a Process or an Alert.
Both types will have the same Type options, but different General options.
This page will provide information on the options available on a Child Data Field under a Process or Alert.


NAVIGATION

To access the Child Data Field setup, the user will need to select the Add Child Data Field button on the Process or Alert Properties.
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CHILD DATA FIELD                                                                            

   General Settings    |    Global    |    Input Options   

OTHER                                                                                               

       PSM     |      Manual Entry      |      Check List       

          List          |          Lookup          |          Tags         


GENEREAL SETTINGS

Select the Data Field Name entry box.
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Enter a name for the Data Field - click on the down arrow in the Mode field.
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There will be 2 options available for a Process.
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On Start - select this option to have the Data Field shown to the operator when the Process is started/begun.
On End - select this option to have the Data Field shown to the operator when the Process is stopped/ended.

There will be up to 3 options available for an Alert.
Number of options depends on the type of Alert.
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On Start - select this option to have the Data Field shown to the operator when the Alert is set/started.
On Respond - select this option to have the Data Field shown to the operator when the Alert is acknowledged/responded.
On Clear - select this option to have the Data Field shown to the operator when the Alert is cleared/ended.

Turning the Optional function ON will make the Data Field entry Not Required.
Operator CAN select/enter data or NOT select NOR enter data.
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Turning the Optional function OFF will make the Data Field Required.
Operator MUST select/enter data.
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CHILD DATA FIELD                                                                            

   General Settings    |    Global    |    Input Options   

OTHER                                                                                               

       PSM     |      Manual Entry      |      Check List       

          List          |          Lookup          |          Tags         


INPUT OPTIONS

There are multiple Input Methods available on a Data Field.
Each Input Method will have its own setup options.

To have the Data Field setup so that the operator can type in data free of constraints (Freeform Entry), set the "Input Method" field to "Manual Entry".
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Select the Link below for detailed information on setting up a Manual Entry Data Field.
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To have the Data Field setup so that the operator can check a box next to a step/item, set the "Input Method" field to "Check List".
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Select the Link below for detailed information on setting up a Check List Data Field.
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To have the Data Field setup so that the operator can select an option from a list, set the "Input Method" field to "List".
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Select the Link below for detailed information on setting up a List Data Field.
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There is a Custom option available that will allow the user to query a Table or Database to extract a specific list of items.
This is a higher level function that may require the user to contact VersaCall Support.
To enable this Function/Method, set the "Input Field" to "Lookup"
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Select the Link below for detailed information on setting up a Lookup Data Field.
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Data Fields can be Tagged for Reporting and Dashboards.
VersaCall recommends Tagging all Data Fields as they Do Not have a default Tag.
Click on the Add Tag button
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Select the Link below for detailed information on setting up a Tag.
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CHILD DATA FIELD                                                                            

   General Settings    |    Global    |    Input Options   

OTHER                                                                                               

       PSM     |      Manual Entry      |      Check List       

          List          |          Lookup          |          Tags         


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