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The Change Proposal Classification function is used to define and to maintain the change proposal classification codes.

 

This is a user defined Classification to describe some aspects of the Engineering Change Proposal Process.   It is optional to specify a Classification Code for every Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) that is added.

 

INQUIRE

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Change Proposal Classification with an access allowed of Inquire.

 

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

 

hmtoggle_plus1Add

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Change Proposal Classification with an access allowed of Add.

 

The "Add" button is only enabled when a new code is entered.

When the "Add" button is clicked, the new code and description are inserted in the ECP Classification table.

 

BUSINESS RULES WHEN ADDING A NEW CODE:

 

1.The change proposal classification code may not be spaces.
2.The change proposal classification description may not be less than 3 characters.
hmtoggle_plus1Allow For

This option is used to specify if the classification applies to Documents, Configuration Items or both.

hmtoggle_plus1Active

If clicked Off, this classification will not be available for selection on the Change Proposal function.

hmtoggle_plus1Change

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Change Proposal Classification with an access allowed of Change.

 

The "Change" button is enabled when an existing change proposal code is selected.  When the "Change" button is clicked, the field, description, on the ECP Classification table is updated.

 

BUSINESS RULES WHEN UPDATING AN EXISTING CODE:

 

1.The change proposal classification code may not be spaces.
2.The change proposal classification description may not be less than 3 characters.
hmtoggle_plus1Code

It is populated with the code and the description from the ECP Classification table.

 

The length of the code must be between 1 and 3 characters.

 

The number of characters to be entered before the list is shown is governed by the value of "populate length" (mandatory).

hmtoggle_plus1Delete

The user must have a security profile linked to the function Change Proposal Classification with an access allowed of Delete.

 

This operation will not be performed if the Code is still referenced in the ECP Master table.  When the "Delete" button is clicked and no reference exists, the code and the description are deleted from the ECP Classification table.  

hmtoggle_plus1Description

It is a short narrative description of the change proposal classification code selected.  The length must be between 3 and 50 characters (mandatory).

hmtoggle_plus1Print Library

The purpose of this field is to specify where the print library resides for this specific Change Proposal Classification.

 

This field is used to allow deviations of print documentation relating to different Classifications.  By setting up different print libraries the format and the printed information can vary between Classifications.

 

It is populated with the library name and path from the Print Library table (Optional).