Maintenance Item Properties

Access:     View | More Element Tools | Maintenance

To create, edit or delete maintenance items, follow the steps below

How To:

Step

Action

See Also

1.

Select the View | More Element Tools | Maintenance menu option. The Maintenance window displays.

 

2.

Open a diagram or the Project Browser and select an element. In Item mode, the oldest maintenance item of each type for that element is shown in the Maintenance window, on the appropriate tab. The other items are listed either in the left hand panel or in List mode.

 

3.

Click on the Browse Element icon in the window toolbar. The Element Browser window displays.

 

4.

To:

  • Add a new item, select the appropriate tab, click on the New icon in the Maintenance window toolbar and complete the fields as described in the table below
  • Modify an existing item, select the item from the left-hand list panel or from the Maintenance folder of the Element Browser window and edit the fields as described in the table below
  • Delete an existing item, select the item from the left-hand list panel or the Maintenance folder of the Element Browser window and click on the Delete icon in the Maintenance window toolbar

 

5.

Click on the Save button in the window toolbar.

 

 

Complete or edit the following fields on the Maintenance window

Field

Usage

See Also

Name

Type the name or a short description of the defect.

 

Reported by

Select the name of the person who reported the defect.

 

Reported

Select the date on which the defect was reported.

 

Status

Select the defect status, such as New or Complete.

 

Resolved by

Select the name of the person who fixed the defect.

 

Resolved

Select the date on which the defect was resolved.

 

Priority

Select the priority assigned to resolving the defect.

 

Version

Type the version number associated with this fix.

 

Description

Type a longer description of the defect. You can format the text using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field. This text is also reflected in the Notes window, but cannot be edited there.

Notes Toolbar

History

Enter any notes or references to previous occurrences of this defect. You can format the text using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field. This text is also reflected in the Notes window, but cannot be edited there.

 

Notes:

  • For information on element-level Defects, Issues, Changes and Tasks, see the Maintenance topic. For information on the Maintenance window, see the Maintenance Workspace topic
  • This table describes the fields of the Defects tab of the Maintenance window. The Changes, Issues and Tasks tabs differ only in minor details

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