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Feb
14

Work Permit


Work permits are special procedures to be taken and approved before work orders can be started. For instance, hot area work orders must complete a "Hot Work Permit" before work orders in hot areas can be started. Calem provides the following facilities to manage work permits. Permit templates define the special permit measures or procedures to...
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Feb
04

Work Premature Ending


​There are cases a worker has to stop on a work order prematurely and hand the work over to someone else. Calem supports the use case through the use of "On Hold" status. Here're the steps: Identify the work order that one needs to stop prematurely.Edit the work order and change its status to "On hold". Save the status change.Calem d...
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Jan
24

Dropdown Menu Auto-Open


In release R10 the dropdown menu in a toolbar will auto-open when a mouse is over it. This feature saves a mouse click and allows one to pick a menu quickly.
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Jan
24

Boilerplate Steps in PM Plan (Deprecated)


This blog is deprecated. It is superseded by How to Configure Boilerplate Work Order Steps by PM Plans. Boilerplate steps/safety notes can be configured for both corrective (manually created work orders) and generated work orders (from PMs). For example, there are four steps to be performed for each PM, and a few steps to be performed for...
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Jan
24

Asset Item in R10


Note: this blog is superseded by Asset Item and Bill of Material, and Categorization and Category Attributes in R11 available in Spring 2018.​ ​Asset Category and Sub-Category is replaced by categorization hierarchy.Asset Group is renamed to Asset Item from R11d. Category, Sub-Category and Asset Item Assets are grouped in the following le...
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Jan
24

Bulk Update by Data Export and Import


The integration module allows administrators to perform bulk data initialization or updates. You can craft an excel template from a report and export data to store off the excel file.Use the same excel file to populate data and upload data to Calem. 1. Data Upload Calem provides a few ways to upload data based on your business requirement...
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Jan
24

When to Use Dropdown and Lookup Custom Fields


Admin users can add custom fields in Calem. "Lookup" fields can only take values from a dropdown list or another table. They are great tools to avoid duplicate or invalid data.​ 1. Lookup Field Calem supports two types of fields that take values from a predefined list. These fields are generally referenced as lookup fields. A dropdow...
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Jan
24

Sort Weekly Schedule by Team


​Team column has been set in weekly schedule screen (menu path: Schedule module | Weekly Schedule) so one can sort the users by the team. It is available in release R10 in January 2016.
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Jan
24

Asset Category Attributes


Note: this blog is superseded by Class and Class Attributes in R11 available in Spring 2018. Asset Category and Sub-Category Asset category and sub-category are used to organize assets and configuration items in Calem. Inside a sub-category, you may organize assets into asset groups. For example, you have defined an asset group "F150-Truc...
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Jan
24

Scheduled Reports (Deprecated)


This blog is superseded by a new blog: How to Set up Scheduled Reports in Calem Scheduled reports allow one to set up reports to be generated on a future date and emailed to users. It is a new feature added in R10. A few reports are available as scheduled reports. More scheduled reports will be added based on customer feedback. Here is a ...
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Jan
24

Meter Triggered Work Orders


Meter triggers define the ranges of readings that meter events should be fired. For instance, one can define meter triggers for engine temperature readings. If an engine's temperature is too high, a trigger is fired.  You can define meter triggers to kick off work orders in Calem. Here are the steps: Define meter triggers for meter groups...
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Jan
23

Scheduled Upload of Meter Readings

Scheduled upload is a process that is launched every day by Calem. It is an ideal process for uploading daily machine readings. Here are the workflow processes: ​Use a file transfer tool to automate the transportation of meter reading excel files to Calem services. For instance, you may use Capistrano (http://capistranorb.com/) to automate the file...
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Jan
23

Multi-Language Labels


​Multi-language labels allow Calem to show text labels in several languages in forms, reports and exports. For instance, "WO #" and "BT #" are English and French labels for work order number labels, Calem could display the label for work order label as "WO #/BT #".  Here is a use case of dual-language labels: A customer has a jo...
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