The Limits functions provides the ability to create additional special instructions. Typically, limits are added based on equipment reliability for recording information as part of an inspection. When a limit is created, an ID number is assigned to the limit so that it can be reused on other job steps. Limit information includes:
- Limit Name - A selected limit option can have a name that represents the
- Limit Description - Enter additional information to describe the limit
- Limit Options - Select the type of limit for the recording of additional information required for executing job steps.
NOTE: Document Templates can be different for each customer and limit outputs are configured to suit requirements.
|Limit Option||Limit Description|
See App Output for info
|Potential use case for document templates|
|Value||Use when a single value needs to be recorded. A Unit of Measure (UoM) will appear once selected.||A value entry box with the UoM are displayed on the app to enter a value.||Apply a value recording box with a UoM on a document|
|Range||Use when a range value needs to be recorded. A Unit of Measure (UoM) will appear once selected.||Two value entry boxes with the UoM are displayed on the app to enter the values.||Apply two value recording boxes with a UoM on a document|
|Pass/Fail||Use when a Pass Fail selection is required.||A PASS and FAIL button is display n the app. A Fail will pop up the defect form.||Apply the words PASS - FAIL on a document.|
|Provides a means of checking off that a job step is done.||The Checkbox is displayed on the app.||Apply a check box on a document.|
List (Text Entry)
|Use when a end user needs to select from a number of preset values. i.e. equipment condition.|
A default list of values is preset in the system. Flexible lists can be built as required.
See Add a custom limits category for more info.
|A text box is beside the list is displayed for data entry.||Apply a preset list with text box on a document.|
|Button List||A series of buttons is displayed for selection. ||Apply a preset list with text displayed on a document to circle the required value.|
|Dropdown List||A dropdown list is displayed for selection.||Not Applicable|
|Photo||Use when you need the end user to capture a photo.||A Take Photo button is displayed on the App||Not Applicable|
|Structural inspection||If a 3D image is available, it can be added to the job step. Photos can also be added for drawing on in the app. See article Adding a 2D or 3D Model for more information.||A 2D photo or 3D model can be marked up on the app and a crack drawn to show location. Crack ID's are created and can be tracked.||A 3D image can be rotate to the desired location and will be displayed as a 2D picture for the desired location.|
|Date||Use when a date needs to be entered by the end user.||A date picker field is displayed on the app.||A date entry box or line could be populate on the document.|
|Signature||Use when a signature needs to be recorded by the end user.||A signature block is displayed on the app for signing.||A signature entry box or line could be populate on the document.|
|QR / Barcode||Use when a QR or Barcode is available to scan to return the value. Can be used for confirming a location for the inspection.||A QR or Barcode can be scanned using the camera and the value returned to the app.||Not Applicable.|
|Table||Use when multiple combinations of limit recordings are required. Tables are flexible in the number of rows and columns that can be used.||The table is displayed on the app with recording requirements based on set up.||The table can be displayed on the document.|
Limits Entry Screen Area
NOTE: The Limits Entry Screen Area will change based on the type of limit option selected.
Select a Limit Option
Click on the Limit Option dropdown to display a list of options available. Click on the limit option required to select. Depending on the option selected the screen area may change to enter additional information about the limit.
Note: Limit options can be configured in the Data Admin>Lookup Table. Output Templates may be impacted by changing this information so ensure testing is completed when changing.