Overview

A change component work item is used for jobs where components are either supplied or changed, for example a lamp in a street light. In these situations an item usually has to be supplied from inventory and replaces an existing item.

Configuring the replacement of components only applies to Change component work items and identifies the type of components that the work item can be used for.

Configuring the replacement of components

To apply a work item to a design use the following procedure:

  1. Select a change component work item to view its details.
  2. In the Item details panel, the General page is displayed by default.
  3. Use the tab bar to select the Replaces components page.

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  1. To add component designs that you want the work item to be used with, select the more actions button from the action bar.

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  1. Select Set replaceable components, the Work item replaces page is displayed on the left hand side.

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  1. Select the Replaces field, this provides you with a dialog that displays available job designs and interfaces and allows you to select component designs or interfaces.

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You can only select one design, which means the work item can only be used with the components based on that design. If you select an interface, this can link to more than one component interface allowing the work item to be used for more general job work items.

  1. Select Set when you have completed your selection.

The difference between the two types of selection are illustrated below.

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Removing a design or interface

To remove a design or interface from the list:

  1. Select a work item to view its details.
  2. In the Item details panel, the General page is displayed by default.
  3. Use the tab bar to select the Replaces components page.
  4. Select the button on the action bar. This allows you to remove designs or interfaces from the work item by selecting the alongside the design or interface.

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  1. Select Save when you have completed your selections.

When you remove an interface all the designs listed under the interface are also removed.