Understanding Work Orders
Understanding Work Orders
Work orders are used to send product information to the shop for manufacturing and assembly.
There are multiple ways to create work orders. The first option allows you to select the products to process from a tree view. The second option will enable you to select products from the current (open) room/drawing. The third option is done through the Product List. Through the Product List, you have the option to create a work order by selecting the products from the tree view, or you can create the work order from the entire list of products or a selection of products.
- The first option to create a work order can be accessed by clicking on the Create New Work Order icon under the Processing Tools of the tool strip in Toolbox.
- The second option can be accessed by clicking on the Create New Work Order from Drawing icon under the Processing Tools of the tool strip.
- To access the other options, open the Product List. The options are displayed at the top of the Product List interface.
Creating work orders through the Product List is the preferred method because there is more information available to ensure the products are accurate. The Product List displays the item number, product description, quantity, width, height, depth, comments, and specification group for the products. The other two options (selecting the products from the tree view or the drawing) only display the item number, product description, and quantity.
Understanding the Work Order Creation Interface
Once a new work order has been created, the Work Order Creation interface will be displayed. This interface will allow you to select products and set specific options and properties for the work order. Configure Name – Allows you to change the name ...
Work Order Naming
Work Order Naming Work orders can be set up to use a standardized naming convention using variables (fields). You can also add a custom name for each work order created. Without setting this up, the default name will be a date/time stamp. When using ...
Work Order Preparation
The Product List is the best way to ensure that the products for a room or project are correct before creating a work order. The Product List shows more information about the products than the work order interface displays. Before creating a work ...
Processing Work Orders and Processing Center
Processing Work Orders/Processing Center Once the products have been selected, and the work order properties and options have been set up, click the Process button to continue with the work order. After the processing has finished, a window will be ...
Modify Work Order Interface
As of build 20.1.608.641, there is a Modify Work Order interface that allows users to make changes to work orders more conveniently. Access the interface: Open a work order in the processing center. Select General > Modify Work Order. Fig. 01 – ...
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