Adding a Default Value for Person Group Lookup

This is a simple modification to this tutorial here so the steps are the same. First export the LOOKUPS.xml and save it to disk.  Do a search for the table with id="persongroup".  All you have to do is replace that table with this: <table … Read More

Highlight Work Log Tab When a Work Order Has Work Logs

Sometimes it nice to quickly and visually get feedback on information when looking at a work order detail.  There can be so many fields and tabs on a work order detail screen that it would be nice to know if the record has any work logs, or any other … Read More

What’s the best way to make a field required in Maximo?

Here is a quick thought I want to put into your head.  There are so many ways to do just this in Maximo, but what are the best ways and what are the affects of doing it a certain way? Database Configuration If you make a field required in the … Read More

Maximo Links of Interest 8-30-2012

Escalations Setting up an Escalation to automatically inactivate users BIRT Fixing Top 3 BIRT Annoyances – Part 2 Java Rapid Java class deployment on WebSphere Java MBO performance optimization golden rules MBO Performance … Read More

Set a default Order By for an application in Maximo 7.5

Some users may want to change the default order by clause for an application like Work Order Tracking.  In Maximo 7.5, it is easy to change the default value which can be done in Application Designer.  First open the WOTRACK application, and on the … Read More

Create a custom dialog to email a BIRT report

This tutorial on "How To Create A Custom Dialog Box In Maximo Allowing User To Email BIRT Report" comes from Daniel Ng and it's probably one of the best, if not the best Maximo tutorials out there, even better than mine!  I have to give credit where … Read More

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