Author: Ethan Wilke

FTMaintenance Select v.2.11.0.0 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.11.0.0, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Asset Management
    • Ability to track cumulative meter readings.
  • Inventory Management
    • Improved the usability of Transactions.
    • Ability to filter Inventory Items by Asset Type when performing transactions.
  • Work Order Management
    • Ability to automatically filter the Work Order Asset list based on the Work Order’s Location.
    • Ability to print Work Orders from the Work Order list.
    • Ability to sort and filter Work Orders by Customer.
    • Improved the ability to track Work Order Part costs.
    • Ability to automatically save changes to the Work Order when the Work Order Status is changed.
    • Ability to automatically filter the Work Order Parts list based on the Work Order’s Asset(s).

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Improved responsiveness of Building functionality.
    • Improved retention of Asset Category field changes.
    • Improved retention of custom Building fields.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset functionality.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Location functionality.
  • Inventory Management
    • Improved page load times.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Inventory functionality.
  • Purchasing
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Purchasing functionality.
  • Reporting
    • Improved the Work Order Form report.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Reporting functionality.
  • User Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to User Management functionality.
  • Work Order Management
    • Work Orders now display the correct Issue Date.
    • Improved Work Order Part allocation operations.
    • Improved activation of daily Master Work Order schedules.
    • Improved performance of required Work Order fields.
    • Improved visibility of Notes within Work Order History.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order functionality.
  • Work Order Scheduling
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order Scheduling functionality.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.9.1.0 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.9.1.0, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Reporting
    • Improved Purchase Order Form report.
  • Work Order Management
    • Ability to filter the Work Order list by Labor Resource.

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset functionality.
  • Purchasing
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Purchasing functionality.
  • Reporting
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Reporting functionality.
  • Service Request Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Service Request functionality.
  • User Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to User Management functionality.
  • Work Order Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order functionality.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.8.1.0 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.8.1.0, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • General
    • Improved data import utility.

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset functionality.
  • Work Order Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order functionality.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.7.3.1 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.7.3.1, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Service Request Management
    • Restrict the assignment of service requests to service request administrators at the time of request submission.
    • Assign a Work Order Labor Resource at the time of service request approval.
    • Automatically set a Location based on a requester’s associated Location at the time of service request submission.
    • Require requesters to enter Asset and Location data at the time of service request submission.

Solutions

  • General
    • Improved system performance and page load times.
  • Asset Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused the Customer field on an Asset record to be unresponsive.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Asset records from loading on a Customer record.
    • Improved the usefulness of the State field in Location records.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset functionality.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Location functionality.
  • Inventory Management
    • Corrected an issue that created duplicate Transaction records when performing an Internal Transfer or External Transfer transaction.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Inventory functionality.
  • Invoicing
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a Customer record from saving changes to the Customer Number or Customer Name fields.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Invoicing functionality.
  • Labor
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Labor Resource functionality.
  • Notifications
    • Corrected an issue that caused Email Notification Template content and recipients to be cleared when updating the Text (SMS) Notification Template for the same Notification Event.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Notification functionality.
  • Purchasing
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Purchasing functionality.
  • Reporting
    • Corrected an issue that prevented queries from properly filtering reports.
    • Improved report query field labels and descriptions.
  • Service Request Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused Service Request Status changes to be abandoned when using keyboard commands to submit data in the Reason For window.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Service Request functionality.
  • User Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused login errors with passwords containing certain special characters.
    • Corrected an issue that caused the Create and Update buttons to be unresponsive when required data was missing.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to User functionality.
  • Work Order Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented all Work Order Types from displaying when editing Work Order Field Configuration settings.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a Work Order Labor Resource’s Hourly Rate from being displayed on Labor Log Time Entry records.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order functionality.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.6.3.4 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v.2.6.3.4, which incorporates the following:

Solutions

  • General
    • Improved navigation menu to support newly released versions of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge web browsers.
  • Work Order Management
    • Improved labor log tracking.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.6.3.2 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v.2.6.3.2, which incorporates the following:

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Customer records from being added to Asset records.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset functionality.
  • Service Request Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Service Request functionality.

FTVersionTrak for APT v2.2.0 Release Notes

Features

  • Activity Log records can be filtered by their original dates, even after their original Repository is migrated later into another Repository
  • Comparing identical PLC WorkShop for Siemens 505 and Modicon files reports a single no difference found message
  • Permissions to update Version Comments is divided into only files checked in by the user, or any file in the Repository

Solutions

  • Activity Log
    • Granting and revoking Repository security privileges are recorded correctly in the Activity Log
  • Compare Files
    • Comparing two version of files that are identical reports that no differences were found
  • Email Notification
    • The @ character is supported in the Email Server Authentication name
  • Integration with FTSolution
    • Properties of files checked in by other users are available to view
  • Repository Search
    • Wildcard file name character * is supported in the Search In feature
    • Wildcard file searches include only files in the selected folder
  • Repository Security
    • New message appears when default group permissions cannot be changed
    • Access to email settings is prohibited to users without this permission
    • Users are granted all permissions of the Groups to which they belong
    • Users can edit Version Comments when granted permission
    • The Sign dialog box remains visible after signature entry errors are reported
  • Scheduled Tasks
    • Scheduled Tasks are supported in Windows 10
    • Reports generated through Scheduled Tasks report when no differences are found in identical files
    • Scheduled Tasks are available in the Properties dialog boxes
    • Scheduled Tasks with the 505 Simulator send emails only when this feature is set up

FTVersionTrak v2.2.0 Release Notes

Features

  • Activity Log records can be filtered by their original dates, even after their original Repository is migrated later into another Repository
  • Comparing identical PLC WorkShop for Siemens 505 and Modicon files reports a single no difference found message
  • Permissions to update Version Comments is divided into only files checked in by the user, or any file in the Repository

Solutions

  • Activity Log
    • Granting and revoking Repository security privileges are recorded correctly in the Activity Log
  • Compare Files
    • Comparing two version of files that are identical reports that no differences were found
  • Email Notification
    • The @ character is supported in the Email Server Authentication name
  • Integration with FTSolution
    • Properties of files checked in by other users are available to view
  • Repository Search
    • Wildcard file name character * is supported in the Search In feature
    • Wildcard file searches include only files in the selected folder
  • Repository Security
    • New message appears when default group permissions cannot be changed
    • Access to email settings is prohibited to users without this permission
    • Users are granted all permissions of the Groups to which they belong
    • Users can edit Version Comments when granted permission
    • The Sign dialog box remains visible after signature entry errors are reported
  • Scheduled Tasks
    • Scheduled Tasks are supported in Windows 10
    • Reports generated through Scheduled Tasks report when no differences are found in identical files
    • Scheduled Tasks are available in the Properties dialog boxes
    • Scheduled Tasks with the 505 Simulator send emails only when this feature is set up

FTSolution for APT v3.0.0 Release Notes

Features

  • The FTSolution for APT version that compiled the Project can be displayed.
  • The Compile and Download reports list the FTSolution for APT version that created them.
  • The Object and Hardware Debugger files, and the Compile and Download reports are saved upon successful compilation and upon successful download.
  • The Project Path, which is the actual disc location of the opened file, appears at the top of each editor window.
  • Cut, Copy and Paste operations can be performed in the Solution Explorer.
  • Mixed case Names, Descriptions, Labels and Symbol attributes are supported.

Solutions

  • Cross Reference
    • Cross Reference includes Unit symbols regardless of their compilation status.
  • Debug
    • The Mark PCS Tags dialog box is available everywhere tags can be marked.
  • SFC Editor
    • Confirmation is required when deleting SFC elements.
  • Solutions Management
    • Units can be renamed and saved in their original Solution.
  • Subroutine Editor
    • Characters of a Subroutine name can be deleted without deleting the subroutine.
  • Watch
    • Confirmation is required when deleting a Watch window setting.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.6.0.2 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v.2.6.0.2, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Asset Management
    • Look up assets by serial number on work orders.
    • Update an asset’s status using a web browser on a smart phone or tablet.
  • Notifications
    • Notify users of purchasing events via email.
  • Permissions
    • Assign permissions to users and user groups.
  • Reporting
    • Generate a report that displays inventory items whose quantity on hand is at or below the inventory item’s set reorder point.
  • Service Request Management
    • Assign service requests to an administrator for review.
    • Configure visible and required service request record fields.
  • Work Order Management
    • Configure visible and required work order record fields.
  • Work Order Scheduling
    • Automatically set the work order due date on calendar-based preventive maintenance work orders.

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset and Location functionality.
  • Inventory Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Inventory functionality.
  • Purchasing
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Purchasing functionality.
  • Reporting
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Reports functionality.
  • Service Request Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Service Request functionality.
  • User Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Users functionality.
  • Work Order Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order functionality.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.5.0.2 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v.2.5.0.2, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Asset Management
    • Access asset management functionality from a mobile web browser, including the ability to view asset details, log meter readings, and create service requests.
    • Identify the owner of an asset.
  • Inventory Management
    • Browse inventory items by storage location within a specific inventory.
    • Track an inventory item’s reorder point to easily identify when stock of an inventory item needs to be replenished.
  • Reporting
    • Generate a report that displays the response time to service requests and work orders.
    • Generate a report that displays the turnaround time of service requests and work orders.
  • Work Order Management
    • Improved usability of preventive maintenance work order scheduling functionality.

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Asset functionality.
  • Inventory Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Inventory functionality.
  • Notifications
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Notification functionality.
  • Purchasing
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Purchasing functionality.
  • Service Request Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented requesters from selecting an Asset on the Service Request.
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Service Request functionality.
  • Work Order Management
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order functionality.
  • Work Order Scheduling
    • Minor defect fixes and improvements to Work Order Scheduling functionality.

FTSolution for APT v2.5.0 Release Notes

Solutions

  • 505 I/O
    • Field Interface Module (FIM) cards are supported
  • Application Interface
    • Long error window messages are scrollable
  • CFC Editor
    • CFB Math blocks enable and disable user interface is corrected
    • Only one CFB can be activated at a time
    • Only eligible CFBs can be activated when online in Debug mode
    • CFBs cannot overlap in the CFC Editor
    • CFB code-behind cannot be edited when online in Debug mode
    • The Tags for .INPUT and .OUTPUT extensions of Output Limiter and Rate Limiter CFBs can be Marked
    • Only CFC cells containing CFBs can be annotated
    • Delete button is added to CFC editors
    • The Mark PCS Tags option is available for items in CFC, Devices, Declarations, Recipes and I/O Symbols editors
    • Error message text when CFB names include invalid characters is improved
    • The Delete icon is updated
    • Error message text when CFBs cannot be enabled or disabled is improved
    • PCS Tags button is visible in empty CFC editors
    • Annotate Block option is available when empty CFC editor cells are selected
  • Debug
    • Update rates when monitoring I/O and Declarations in Debug mode are improved
    • Add New, Add Existing, Compile and Download options are available in Debug mode only
  • Device Editor
    • The Description column width is consistent in all editors
  • Compile
    • Unnamed Subroutine parameters cause compiler warnings instead of errors
    • The compiler supports the Correlated Lookup Table .ENABLE extension
  • Import
    • Import of APT programs supports multi-line comments in Profibus.CFG files
    • Import of APT supports blank PID Loop settings
  • Licensing
    • Site and keyed licensing support is revised
  • PCS
    • Edited CFB extensions appear in the Mark PCS Tags dialog when marked
  • Recipe Template Editor
    • Warning messages when deleting Recipe Templates is improved
  • Recipe Editor
    • Mark PCS Tags is available in new Recipe rows
  • SFC Editor
    • SFT code-behind text can be edited when not online in debug mode
    • “Active” item is added to the SFC floating context menu
    • Graphics are added to the SFC floating context menu
    • CFC editor button to access code-behind text is relabeled “Edit Code”
  • Solutions Management
    • Deleting Subroutines is supported
    • Only one SFC can be promoted
    • The Project menu is available when multiple nodes of the same Project are selected
    • Projects can load if Units, folders or files are missing
    • More editing items are added to the Project and floating context menus
    • Warning message appears only once when deleting multiple Solution Explorer nodes
    • Warning message appears new invalid characters are used in new CFC, SFC, Recipe Template, Subroutine and Unit names
    • Units excluded from a Project can be added again
  • Subroutine Editor
    • Complete error messages are displayed
  • Watch
    • Watch Window values are refreshed when they are toggled

FTMaintenance Select v.2.2.0.1 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v.2.2.0.1, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Purchasing
    • Generate and manage purchase orders.
    • Attach files, including Microsoft Excel files, to Purchase Orders.
  • Asset Management
    • Retrieve asset details in a mobile-optimized view.

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Vendor records from being associated with Asset records during record creation and updates.
  • Inventory Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented an Inventory Item record from being updated without viewing the Stockrooms and Storage Locations
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Inventory Item records from being created if an associated Stockroom record was updated during creation.
  • Notifications
    • Corrected an issue that prevented certain Notification Templates from properly replacing Tags with valid data.
    • Corrected an issue that caused the Username tag to display placeholder data for certain Notifications.
  • Work Order Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a closed Work Order from being reactivated.

FTMaintenance Select v.2.0.5.10 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.0.5.10, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Service Request Management
    • Submit Service Requests using a simplified request form and workflow via the service request portal.
  • Work Order Management
    • Automatically enter Work Order closure time and date.

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused email address and phone number data to be lost after saving a Vendor.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented an Equipment record from being edited if the Equipment Number field contained certain special characters.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a Manufacturer record from being edited if the Manufacturer Number field contained certain special characters.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a Vendor record from being edited if the Vendor Number field contained certain special characters.
    • Vendor records can now be edited from Asset.
    • Custom fields with a Type of Date now display on the Custom Fields tab of an Asset.
  • Barcoding
    • Improved the user interface on Barcode windows and grids.
  • Inventory Management
    • Improved the usability of the Transactions History.
    • Corrected an issue that allowed Assets to be tracked in Inventory when Inventory is disabled by Inventory Configuration.
    • Removed extraneous currencies from a Transaction record’s Currency field.
    • Corrected an issue that allowed new Inventory Items to be created for tracked Assets.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Inventory Items from being created for Buildings, Facility, and Property.
    • Corrected an issue that caused unexpected user interface objects to display when viewing an Inventory Item’s Group Path.
    • Corrected an issue that caused Transaction record numbers to display incorrectly.
    • Improved the usability of the All Stockrooms and Storage Locations.
    • Improved the usability of Inventory Groups as it relates to viewing Inventory Items in child Inventory Groups.
    • Currency is now set to US Dollar (USD) by default.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented previously pulled Tools from being restocked.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when attempting to add a Location when performing a Create Transaction.
    • Improved the usefulness of Transaction record numbers.
    • The Transferred To and Transferred From fields are now required when performing a Transfer Transaction.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented users from viewing the previous page following the creation of a new Inventory Item.
    • Corrected an issue that caused Inventory Item Name and Inventory Item Number field data to display incorrectly.
    • Corrected an issue that caused display errors on the Search for an Inventory Item.
    • The Inventory Item Name field of a Transaction record is now marked as required.
    • An Inventory Group is no longer required to create or update an Inventory Item.
    • Improved the usability of Transaction record detail pages.
    • Corrected an issue that caused searches for an Inventory to fail.
    • Corrected an issue that caused certain columns to be duplicated in the list of available Columns on the Transactions History.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented certain columns from being hidden from view in the Transactions History.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented new Inventory records from being created.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Stockroom Area field data from being displayed in the All Stockrooms and Storage Locations.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented the Total Cost from being calculated correctly when creating or updating an Inventory Item.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding an Inventory Item with a Quantity on Hand to a Stockroom.
    • Corrected an issue that caused data to exceed the bounds of a tooltip when viewing the details of a Work Order from the Pulled Inventory Items.
    • Corrected an issue that caused field labels to display incorrectly on Inventory Item record pages.
    • Inventory Item record details can now be viewed by clicking the linked Inventory Item Number in a grid.
    • Corrected an issue that caused deleted Work Orders to display on the Pull Inventory Items.
    • Corrected an issue that caused Inventory Group records to remain in the Inventory Groups Catalog Home grid after being deleted.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Storage Locations from being deleted from the All Stockrooms and Storage Locations.
    • Inventory Items can now be removed from Inventory Groups via the Inventory Group.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented an Inventory Item’s Quantity on Hand from being saved.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented an Inventory Item’s Inventory Group from being changed.
    • Improved the confirmation message that appears when attempting to delete an Inventory.
  • Invoicing
    • Corrected an issue that prevented the User Time Zone from displays in the footer of Invoicing.
    • Corrected an issue that displayed errors when creating an Invoice with an existing Payment Term.
    • Corrected an issue that caused user-generated image files to distort when being added to an Invoice Issuer.
  • Labor Resource Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a Labor Resource record’s details from being viewed or edited after creation.
    • The Hourly Rate field of a Labor Resource record is now marked as required.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a Labor Resource record’s Phone Number and Email from being saved.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Labor Resource records from being viewed from a Work Order.
  • Locations
    • Corrected an issue that prevented the Indoor Locations, Street Addresses, and GPS Coordinates grids from displaying on Stockroom Location.
  • Notifications
    • Corrected an issue that prevented attachment settings from being saved on email Notification Templates.
  • Purchasing
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when creating a Vendor record with email address and phone number data.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when attempting to delete a Vendor record that contained phone number data.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a new Purchase Order record from being created.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Purchasing Configuration settings from being viewed from the Purchasing Home.
    • Corrected an issue that automatically selected an Issuer Name when creating a Purchase Order.
    • Corrected an issue that caused the Payment Term field to be unresponsive when creating a Purchase Order.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented users from viewing the previous page when viewing the All Vendor Invoices.
    • Corrected an issue that caused some fields to be unresponsive when creating a Vendor.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented changes to a Vendor record’s details from being canceled.
  • Service Request Management
    • FTMaintenance Select Service Request
      • Corrected an issue that prevented a Service Request’s Cost Center from being saved.
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when the Submit button was clicked multiple times in quick succession.
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding an Attachment to a new Service Request.
      • Corrected an issue that prevented a Service Request Location’s Address from being saved.
      • Corrected an issue that caused Address data of a new Service Request Location to display improperly.
      • The system now attaches the Service Request Report to manual Service Request email notifications.
    • Service Request Portal
      • Corrected an issue that caused Service Requests to enter a Pending state when in Direct Mode if the Submit button was clicked multiple times in quick succession.
      • Corrected an issue that prevented the removal of Service Request Locations when updating a Service Request.
      • Corrected an issue that caused Address data of a new Service Request Location to display improperly.
      • Corrected an issue that prevented Microsoft Word files from being sent with a manual Service Request email notification.
      • Corrected an issue that prevented Service Request Customer data from displaying.
      • The system now attaches the Service Request Report to manual Service Request email notifications.
    • User Management
      • Corrected an issue that prevented certain special characters from being used in a User email address.
    • Work Order Management
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding an Attachment to a new Work Order.
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding a Part/Tool or tracked Part/Tool to a Work Order.
      • Corrected an issue that prevented Service Request data from appearing on a Work Order.
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when creating or editing a Labor Resource from a Work Order.
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when updating a Work Order that contained Attachments.
      • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding an Asset that contained a Location to the Work Order.
      • Corrected an issue that allowed illegal characters to be used in the Work Order Cost Center.
      • Corrected an issue that allowed illegal characters to be used in the Work Order Lead’s Name.
      • Corrected an issue that prevented Work Order tabs from displaying data when Note Entries contained carriage returns and spaces.
      • Clicking the Schedule Work Order button following the creation of a Work Order record now navigates the User to the Work Order Schedule.
      • The system now navigates the User to the All Work Orders page after Work Order updates are confirmed.
    • Work Order Scheduling
      • Corrected an issue that caused Work Order performance data to be displayed on future activations of recurring Work Orders.
      • Work Orders with runtime-based schedule recurrence now activates as expected.
      • Work Order History records now include runtime schedule information.
      • Improved the usability of the Work Order Schedule.

FTMaintenance Select v2.0.4.0 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.0.4.0, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Work Order Scheduling
    • Schedule work orders using a floating schedule, based on the last completion date or last completion meter reading of the previous work order.

Solutions

  • General
    • Improved the usability of the sidebar menu.
  • Inventory Management
    • The system now displays the Quantity on Hand by Location when viewing a list of all Inventory Items.
    • Inventory Groups are now displayed in a nested list when associating an Inventory Item with an Inventory Group.
    • Improved the layout and performance of the Create Transaction.
  • Reporting
    • Corrected an issue that incorrectly displayed Work Order Completion Dates in the Cost History.
  • Work Order Management
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Parts from being allocated to a Work Order in quantities of 1.
    • Corrected an issue that displayed incorrect column names on the Parts and Tools tab based on Inventory configuration settings.
    • Corrected an issue that caused the quantities of restocked Tools to display incorrectly.
  • Work Order Scheduling
    • Improved the flow of updating a Work Order that is not part of a series.

FTMaintenance Select v2.0.3.4 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.0.3.4, which incorporates the following:

Solutions

  • Asset Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when updating a Part or Tool
    • Values for custom Asset fields can now contain certain special characters.
  • Inventory Management
    • The system requires that users confirm the deletion of an Inventory.
    • A Transaction is now created when an Asset is tracked.
    • Improved usability and flow of working with Transaction
    • The Unit Cost of an Inventory Item and its associated Asset now match when either record is updated.
    • A Transaction is now created when a new Inventory Item is added to an Inventory.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Inventory Items from being associated with a Stockroom that contained stocking locations (i.e., Aisles, Racks, Shelves, and Bins).
    • An Inventory Groups’ Parent Inventory Group can now be cleared.
    • Corrected an issue that allowed Transactions to be created without meeting all requirements.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented users from viewing the details of an Adjustment Transaction.
    • Inventory Item records now display the item’s nested Inventory Group.
    • Corrected an issue that caused an Inventory Item’s Quantity on Hand to clear when the User tracks an Asset in Inventory.
    • Corrected an issue that caused quantity data to clear when creating or updating an Inventory Item
    • Improved the usability of the Inventory Item Unit of Measure
    • Corrected an issue that prevented an Inventory Item’s Unit Cost from displaying on the Work Order.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented an Inventory Item’s Group Path from displaying correctly.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented the user from deleting an Inventory Item if it was part of an Inventory Group.
  • Invoicing
    • One-time Parts can now be included on Invoices.
    • One-time Tools can now be included on Invoices.
    • One-time Tasks can now be included on Invoices.
    • Corrected an issue that caused previously entered data to pre-populate when creating new Invoice Line Items.
    • Corrected an issue that caused the Record a Payment menu link from being unresponsive.
    • Invoices now only accept a single Payment Term.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Invoices from applying a Discount to the
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Invoices from being issued.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Taxes from being applied to an Invoice.
  • Notifications
    • Phone numbers now display correctly when configuring Text (SMS)
    • Corrected an issue that allowed users to create a Non-FTMaintenance User Recipient without entering all required information.
  • Purchasing
    • Corrected an issue that caused Vendor data to be cleared when updating a Purchase Order.
  • Reporting
    • Corrected an issue that caused inaccurate data to display on the Service Request Form
    • Corrected an issue that prevented the Work Order Labor Hours by Labor Resource Report from displaying correctly.
    • The Work Order Form Report now displays times using a 12-hour AM/PM time format.
    • Emailed reports can now be opened without error.
  • Service Request Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused data to be lost after submitting a Service Request generated using the quick creation method.
    • Corrected an error that prevented the Status Reason from displaying on Service Requests.
    • Corrected an issue that caused Asset numbers to display incorrectly.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Guest requesters from submitting Service Requests.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Guest requesters from printing a Service Request.
    • Corrected an issue that caused Location data to be cleared when creating a Service Request.
    • Corrected an issue that caused some data to be cleared after creating a new Customer record from a Service Request.
  • User Management
    • User Names can no longer be edited.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when updating the details of a User
    • Phone numbers now display correctly on User
    • New Users can now be designated as Employees.
  • Work Order Management
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when attempting to create or edit Tool records from a Work Order.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented users from adding a Part or Tool to a Work Order.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding a Unit Price to a Part or Tool record when created from a Work Order.
    • Phone numbers now display correctly on closed Work Order
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when changing a Work Order’s Status from Active to Completed.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when editing a Tracked Part or Tracked Tool record from a new Work Order.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding a new Part to a Work Order when the Part itself was created from the Work Order during record creation.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding a new Part to a Work Order when the Part itself was created from the Work Order during record update.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding a new Tool to a Work Order when the Tool itself was created from the Work Order during record creation.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when adding a new Tool to a Work Order when the Tool itself was created from the Work Order during record update.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when reactivating a Work Order.
    • Corrected an issue that caused errors when viewing the details of a Work Order with a Status of Draft.
  • Work Order Scheduling
    • Improved the usability of the Global Schedule when attempting to view all appointments scheduled on the same day.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented a single occurrence of a Work Order within a series from being updated.
    • Corrected an issue that caused multiple instances of a Work Order’s runtime schedule to appear on the Work Order (on the Runtime tab of the Schedule tab).
    • Corrected an issue that prevented users from editing runtime assignments.
    • Work Orders generated from runtime schedules now activate automatically.

FTMaintenance Select v2.0.2.1 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.0.2.1, which incorporates the following:

Solutions

  • Corrected an issue that prevented the value of the Currency field from being saved when updating an Inventory Item
  • Corrected an issue that prevented users from viewing the details of a Service Request that was generated via a “quick create”.
  • A Work Order Notes grid now properly displays the value for the Added By
  • Corrected an issue that prevented an Inventory Item’s Location from being displayed on the Inventory Item record’s Stockroom / Storage Locations
  • Standardized information displayed in the footer across FTMaintenance Select.
  • An Invoice’s Creation Date now displays the correct date.
  • Payments against invoices can now be cancelled before the payment is recorded.
  • Standardized the date format in Invoicing to match other dates in FTMaintenance Select.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when guest requesters logged into FTMaintenance Select Service Request.
  • Improved the tab layout of Work Order.

FTMaintenance Select v2.0.1.9 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v2.0.1.9, which incorporates the following:

Features

  • Invoicing
    • Generate and manage invoices.
    • Create and issue invoices based on work orders.
  • Notifications
    • Notify users of Service Request and Work Order events using text message (SMS) and push notifications.
  • Inventory Management
    • Pull inventory items to work orders.
    • Restock inventory items from work orders.
  • Work Order Management
    • Track work order part, tool, and labor costs.
  • User Management
    • Identify an FTMaintenance Select user as a Labor Resource, Vendor, or Employee.
  • Reporting
    • Generate a report that displays planned versus actual work order completion.
    • Generate a report that displays a Pareto chart of the top ten assets by labor hours.
    • Generate a report that displays a list of work order labor hours by labor resource.
    • View requester information on Work Order Form.

Solutions

  • The Equipment Service History menu link now works as expected.
  • All required fields are now displayed on the Create transaction page, allowing the transaction to be performed successfully.
  • The work order Print button now works as expected.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Parts from being created from a Work Order.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Tools from being created from a Work Order.
  • The Active Work Order List report now correctly displays data for Asset fields, Work Order dates and times, Customers, Labor Resources, and Locations.
  • The Past Due Work Order List report now correctly displays data for Asset fields, Work Order dates and times, Customers, Labor Resources, and Locations.
  • Recurring work order appointments now properly display on the Global Schedule after a date change is applied to a single appointment in the series.
  • Part numbers now display correctly after being added to a Work Order.
  • An asset’s Status can now be updated without providing a Status Reason.
  • Part records can now be edited from the Work Order.
  • Corrected an issue that caused Inventory Group records to disappear when clicked.
  • Geofence Radius is no longer required when adding GPS Coordinates to a Location.
  • Improved usability and presentation of Active Work Order List.
  • Improved usability and presentation of Past Due Work Order List.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented labor resources from being selected when creating a labor log.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented user from viewing the details of a closed Work Order from the Recently Closed work order grid on the FTMaintenance Select Home.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when selecting a value from the Item will be Measured In field on an Inventory Item record that represents a Building, Facility, or Property.
  • The Item Will Be Measured In field now works as expected on Inventory Item records for Buildings, Facilities, and Properties.
  • Values contained in specific drop-down lists are now ordered alphabetically.
  • The Transaction History grid now properly displays additional columns.
  • Inventory Item data now properly appears when selected as part of a Transaction.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented users from emailing a work order.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented a Country from being saved on a Manufacturer.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the Phone Number from being saved on a Vendor.
  • Corrected an issue that caused Vendor records to be hidden when using the search bar on the Vendors.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented data from being displayed on the Facilities.
  • The MM user account can now be updated.
  • The Quantity Used for this Work Order field can now be populated when adding a one-time Part to a Work Order.
  • The Location table now correctly displays the Location Type.
  • Customer data is no longer cleared when cancelling an update to a Customer record from a Work Order.
  • Standardized text message notification recipient Phone Number.
  • Location data is no longer cleared when cancelling an update to a Location.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when deleting some Part and Tool records from Work Orders.
  • Guest requesters can now successfully log in to the standalone FTMaintenance Select Service Request.
  • The Assets tab can now be hidden from Work Orders.
  • Part numbers can now be updated from a Work Order.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented new Sales Representative records from being created by clicking a menu link.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the default “Main” Inventory record from being updated.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented text message notifications from being properly set up.
  • Improved the layout of the Planned vs. Actual Work Order Completion and Work Order Labor Hours by Labor Resource.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented report downloads from being canceled.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented service request configuration settings from being saved.
  • The work order and service request Asset lists now only display maintainable assets.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented new Users from being created.
  • The service request Attachments grid now displays the attachment Name and Upload Date.
  • Service Requests can now be emailed successfully.
  • Work Order History records now contain Attachments.
  • A Status Reason can now be added to a Service Request with a status of Information Requested and Rejected.
  • Corrected an issue that resulted in data loss after saving a new Sales Representative.
  • The values for a tracked part’s Quantity on Hand and Quantity Available fields now display when adding a Part to a Work Order.
  • New Recipients can now be created in Notifications without error.
  • Improved stability of the work order Tasks.
  • Users can now access their User record from a main menu link.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented a Unit of Measure from being selected when adding a new Part to Inventory.
  • Corrected an issue the prevented previous data from being cleared when creating an Aisle, Rack, Shelf, or Bin.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented records from being displayed in the Stockroom Items.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented users from viewing the details of a Work Order History record if the Work Order contained one-time Parts.
  • The Locations list no longer displays Stockroom records multiple times.
  • Stocking Location records are now properly nested under their corresponding Stockroom in the Locations.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when viewing an Inventory’s.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when attempting to edit a Model via the Model dropdown list.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when attempting to edit an Asset Category via the Asset Category dropdown list.
  • New Part records are now set to “Non-Maintainable” by default.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Service Requests from being sent to specified Recipients.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Attachments from being added to Service Requests.
  • Work Orders with a Status of “Completed” can now be transitioned to “Active”.
  • Corrected an issue that caused inaccurate values for an Inventory Item’s Quantity Available when tracking the Inventory Item in multiple locations.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented a Stockroom/Storage Location from being added to an Inventory Item record following creation.
  • Standardized report naming convention.
  • Inventory Items record’s Unit of Measure now defaults to “Each”.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented users from editing an Inventory Item from a Stockroom.
  • Corrected an issue that caused the Reactivated Work Orders list to display Work Orders with other statuses.
  • Work Orders with a Status of “Skipped” can now be unskipped.
  • Corrected an issued that caused deselected Assets to be added to Service Requests.
  • Users can now be defined as a Labor Resource, Vendor, or Customer.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented a Service Request Attachment’s name and upload date from being displayed.
  • Work Orders can now be printed using the Additional Actions dialog box.
  • The Planned vs. Actual Work Order Completion report no longer displays work orders with a Status of “Draft” or “Skipped”.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented new Recipients from being added to Work Order and Service Request Notifications.
  • Standardized requirements for creating User.
  • A User Group’s Creation Date is no longer editable.
  • Improved layout of Inventory Item record fields.
  • Improved workflow of updating Service Request.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented data from being displayed when editing a Work Order.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Work Orders from being updated.
  • Corrected an issue that allowed guest requesters to access FTMaintenance Select.
  • Locations can now be removed from service requests.
  • Attachments can now be added to service requests without errors.

FTMaintenance Select v1.2.3.0 Release Notes

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is pleased to announce the release FTMaintenance Select v1.2.3.0, which incorporates the following:

Solutions

  • Work orders can now be created for a date/time before the current date/time from the Global Schedule.
  • The Work Order Form report now displays values for Location.
  • Asset Status and Asset Reason now display on the Equipment grid on the Equipment Under Maintenance
  • The Past Due Work Order List report can now be queried by Work Order Description.
  • The On Time Maintenance Report can now be queried by Work Order Number.
  • Corrected issues related to one-time Parts on Work Orders:
    • The Description field now displays the description entered by the user when creating or viewing the work order.
    • The Unit Price now displays the correct value when creating or viewing the work order.
    • The Quantity Allocated now displays the correct value when creating or viewing the work order.
    • The Quantity Used now displays the correct value when viewing the work order.
  • Corrected issues related to one-time Tools on Work Orders:
    • The Description field now displays the description entered by the user when creating or viewing the work order.
    • The Unit Price now displays the correct value when creating or viewing the work order.
    • The Quantity Allocated now displays the correct value when creating or viewing the work order.
    • The Quantity Used now displays the correct value when viewing the work order.
  • A unique name is no longer required to create a one-time Part, Tool, or Task.

FTMaintenance Select v1.2.2.0 Release Notes

Features

  • Interface
    • Set and display the current time zone of the logged in user.
  • Work Order Management
    • Print work orders with attachments.
  • Reporting
    • Generate a report that displays work order completion metrics.
    • Generate a report that displays work orders by assigned labor resource.
    • Generate a report that displays downtime by asset.

Solutions

  • Corrected an issue that prevented Inventory Groups from being displayed when attempting to edit.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the Priority drop-down list items from appearing on the Work Order creation page.
  • Vendor information can now be edited from an Asset record.
  • Indoor locations can now be created, added, or updated from an Inventory Item record without error.
  • Improved usability of the Service Request Form and Work Order Form reports.
  • Removed the requirement for a user to enter a Geofence Radius value.
  • Improved date range filters for service requests and work orders.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented phone numbers from being saved on Customer records.
  • Service Request configuration changes can now be saved without error.
  • New Inventory Item records now retain their Quantity on Hand values.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an error when selecting a Stockroom Location from the Location grid.
  • Individual occurrences of an appointment series can be deleted from the Global Schedule.
  • Improved Work Order Labor Log creation process.
    Corrected an issue that prevented a Work Order Location’s Location Type from being saved.
  • Runtime Units can now be created or edited via an Asset record.
  • Reduced the requirements for generating the Active Work Orders List report.
  • The Asset Cost History Report now works as expected.
  • Updated report headers to include the name of the organization.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the Work Order Description field data from being displayed in the work orders grid on the All Work Orders page.
  • Values for a Vendor’s Phone and Email fields now properly display in the Vendor Details window when accessed on the Vendors page.
  • Values for a Task’s Assigned To, Estimated Hours, Actual Hours, and Completed By fields now properly display on a Work Order Task.
  • Improved search functionality when using keyboard commands.
  • Values for a Labor Log’s Name and Hours Estimated fields now properly display on the Edit Labor Log window.
  • Improved navigation of Transactions pages.
  • Improved the process of creating a Work Order using the quick creation method.
  • Improved search functionality in Transactions History.
  • Improved the process of attaching a file to a work order.
  • Improved the ability for users to search list items in report queries.
  • Location’s Description field now accepts multiple lines of text.
  • Improved query capability when filtering reports.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented reports from downloading.
  • An Asset’s Notes now reflect the correct date and time on which they were created.

PLC WorkShop Suite for 505 V5.20 Release

FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. is committed to the long-term development, service, and support of programming software for Simatic 505 and CTI 2500 Series PLCs. Our commitment includes the release of new product versions, the continued development of PLC WorkShop for 505, continued improvement to the CTI 2500 Series line of PLCs beyond the capability of the the original Siemens 505 PLCs, and an experienced technical support staff. We are pleased to announce the release of PLC WorkShop Suite for 505 V5.20 incorporating:

  • The ability to insert and append lines in Special Function windows without scrolling
  • The ability to display new modules in the Profibus Configurator window without scrolling

With the full benefit of offline program simulation and the security of version control, PLC WorkShop Suite for 505 provides the tools and support you need to preserve your 505 programs, extend the 505 platform for years to come, and maintain production uptime.

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