Corrected an issue that delivered multiple email notifications for the Approved status to recipients when service requests were submitted while in Direct Mode.
Corrected an issue that prevented large lists of equipment from being displayed all at once on the Equipment Visibility configuration page.
Corrected an issue that caused errors when excluding equipment from a large list of equipment.
Corrected an issue that caused errors when excluding equipment too quickly.
Corrected an issue that prevented an image from being hidden on the Login page.
Corrected an issue that caused errors when interacting with large amounts of data for extended periods of time.
Released to support FTMaintenance Service Request V3.1.5
Corrected a problem that occurred when automatically printing from a cloud system
Fixed an issue that prevented users with read or write permissions from viewing DM and PM work orders.
Fixed an issue that caused loading errors when users in the Maintenance Manager group viewed DM and PM work order summaries.
When launched within an unsupported browser, FTMaintenance Service Request displays a message to notify the user that an unsupported browser is being used and to suggest alternative, supported browsers.
On the Notification Setup page, the Add Requesters title for the Additional Recipients toggle has been changed to Add Recipients.
View pages now display the equipment number within the Equipment No. field.
User email addresses are now saved to FTMaintenance records.
Corrected an issue that caused a concatenation error when updating the FTMaintenance database to support FTMaintenance Service Request.
Individual tasks can be marked as complete on work orders.
Completed tasks, and tasks yet to be completed for a particular work order, can be viewed.
Corrected an issue that prevented large lists of parts from being displayed on the Add Parts pages.
Corrected an issue that allowed users with read-only rights to work orders to create DM Active work orders.
Corrected an issue that caused tasks to display multiple times when viewing a DM Active work order history record.
Corrected an issue that prevented the closure of DM Active work orders due to incomplete tasks even when all tasks had been completed and labor hours were assigned.
Corrected an issue that allowed the quantities of allocated or pulled parts to be changed from the Work Order Summary page while in the guided view.
Corrected an issue that caused multiple copies of the same task to be marked as complete when only one instance of the task was marked as complete.
Corrected an issue that allowed Tasks to be deleted when labor was assigned to them.
Corrected an issue that caused data issues when an action button was clicked multiple times.
Corrected an issue that displayed a removed task when viewing a DM Active or PM Active work order from a mobile device while in the standard (unguided) view.
Corrected an issue that prevented tasks from being displayed on the Add Tasks pages.
Corrected an issue that prevented tasks on DM Active and PM Active work orders to be checked off or unchecked.
Corrected an issue that prevented task filters from working properly.
Corrected an issue that allowed users to remove parts from a DM Active or PM Active work order while in the guided view.
Corrected an issue that prevented the Filter Options popup box from appearing when clicking the Add Filter button on the PM Jobs list.
Corrected an issue that prevented the Equipment Service History page from displaying results.
Corrected an issue that prevented the Equipment Service History page from refreshing correctly.
Corrected an issue that allowed parts to be removed from the Work Order Summary page of a DM Active or PM Active work order while in the guided view.
Corrected an issue that allowed tasks to be removed from the Work Order Summary page of a DM Active or PM Active work order while in the guided view.
Changed the error message text on the Problem Description field on the Create Work Order page to refer to “Problem Description”.
Corrected an issue that prevented work order section headers from displaying their arrow icons.
Improved user interface performance in the following modules:
Improved the performance of the Asset Tree.
Added the ability to disable the dashboard.
Added support for the Set Background Image feature when the dashboard is disabled.
Added scrollbars to the dashboard for low resolution displays.
Improved the accuracy of dashboard metrics.
Corrected an issue that could cause a work order activation error message at login.
Added the ability to look up equipment records and equipment service histories
Added the ability to create Demand Maintenance work orders
Resolved a login error that could occur when attempting to log in with valid credentials
Resolved an error that could occur when a user login times out
Improved the Lookup Parts page
Improved the Work Order Details page
Added a self-refreshing dashboard to FTMaintenance containing critical maintenance alerts, notifications, and key performance indicators
Deprecated the Set Background Image feature in FTMaintenance
Corrected an issue where transactions for parts with high dollar value unit costs were causing an error message
Improved the ability to send emails through a SMTP secure connection
Improved the performance of the Work Order Cost History Report
Improved the performance of the Estimated vs. Actual Labor Hours Report
Improved the performance of the View Schedule feature within the PM Master module
Added the ability to access maintenance data from any internet-connected smart phone, tablet, or laptop
Added French language support
Added 3 new reports:
Cost by Equipment Pareto Chart
Actual vs. Estimated Labor Hours
Corrected an issue where active work order records could not be closed
Improved login security within FTMaintenance
Improved the refresh function in the Timecard module
Enhanced data importation utility support for importation of multiple stockroom inventory records
Improved the templating of several reports
Improved Chinese language support
Improved error handling
Improved new record entry within the Employee module
Improved the PM Master Work Order Form to display a large number of equipment records
Improved copy record functionality within Equipment, Inventory, and Vendor modules
Enhanced Attachments functionality
Improved query functionality of the PM Master Listing report
Improved support for Pull/Restock functionality within DM Active work order records
Upgraded cost calculations when performing inventory transfers between stockrooms
Improved installation on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
Improved performance of the transaction module
Improved performance of pulled parts feature on PM work orders
Improved performance of PM work order module’s labor tab
Improved record selection and retention of PM work order module’s parts tab
Added multiple record selection capability to the Inventory module
Improved Receiving module queries
Expanded access to attachments to users with read only module access
Improved multi-language support, including updated Chinese translations
Optimized installation process on Windows 7 and Windows 8
Increased the number of re-nameable fields
Improved performance of 8 reports
PM History Labor Costs Report
PM Master Work Order Listing Report
PM Overdue Work Orders Report
DM Active Work Order Template
PM Active Work Order Template
Work Order Cost History Report
PM Work Order Cost History Report
DM Downtime by Customer Report
Improved queries in PM Active, PM History, and Equipment modules
Improved performance of the “Pulled Parts” feature
Improved “Assign To” selection on DM Active work orders
Improved Group Rights new user additions
Improved the Asset Tree to handle large numbers of assets
Improved the Attachment function to display large PDF files
Improved the PM Work Order Cost History Report
Improved the PM and DM Active Work Order Form to support long “Assign” field entries
Improved the performance of inventory transactions
Optimized FTMaintenance to eliminate access violation errors
Simplified error messages to make them easier to understand
A modification was made to correct an issue that may occur on FTMaintenance installations that use Windows Authentication.
PM Active Work Order Barcode Report enhanced to display cycle type of job number.
The following new reports are now available:
DM Downtime by Customer Report
PM Status by Month Report
Many minor modifications and enhancements were made to the user interface.
Improved inventory cost management system.
Many reports were enhanced with minor modifications.
Several minor improvements were made to the Mobile Module.
FTMaintenance Mobile and Mobile Barcode Application: Added the ability to easily check out and/or return parts in real-time using WIFI-enabled barcode scanners.
Expanded the query options associated with numerous FTMaintenance reports.
Added the ability to add or subtract quantities from inventory in the Transaction Module.
Improved Group Rights so that Service Request Direct Rights and Service Request Admin Rights are mutually exclusive options.
Added the ability to generate automatic email notification of new service requests generated through the Service Request Module.
Added the ability for new service requests to be automatically printed on a defined printer.
Added support for Microsoft Windows 8 (PC and tablet), Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, and Microsoft Windows Server 2012.
Enhancements were made to the following reports:
DM Equipment History Report
Work Order Cost History Report
DM Active Work Order Report
Added Vendor Part Number to the quicklist in the Inventory Module.
Added the ability to synchronize the Service Request Contact List with Active Directory users.
Added the ability for zero minute Start/Stop intervals in the automatic labor tracking feature.
Added additional keyboard shortcut keys.
The Send To field on the Pending Requests tab is now displayed when a service request is submitted to a user with a long name.
Improved how work order numbers are generated.
Pulled parts are now returned to inventory when an associated work order is deleted.
Removed a script error that could be displayed with service requests that had multi-line descriptions
Automatic email notification when inventory reaches its reorder point.
An entire Bill of Materials can now be selected when adding parts to a work order in the DM (Demand Maintenance) and the PM (Preventive Maintenance) Work Order modules.
Additional descriptive information can now be associated to cost centers in the Cost Center Manager.
Added a new Request for Quotation form that is accessible from the Reports menu and the Purchasing Module context menu.
Added query options to the Inventory Purchases Report by Part Name and the Inventory Purchases Report by Part Number.
Added a query option to the Purchasing module so that records that are not yet approved can be easily identified.
Improvements made to the Import utility.
Improved accessibility to the online help file when accessing FTMaintenance using the Multi-Site client.
Changed DM Overdue Work Orders Report to be more consistent with other reports.
Corrected the calculation of total taxes on the Purchase Order form.
Improved display of unit costs on the Inventory Purchases Report by Part No.
Added Runtime Cycle as a valid query option to several reports.
Standardized the Service Request Column to be more consistent across all work order modules.
Improved operation of the following buttons: PM History Refresh and Start Labor.
Improvements made to the following reports:
Purchase Order Form (USERPO.rpt)
Inventory Activity Report (INVENTACT.rpt)
Parts Used on Equipment – DM (INVWUDM.rpt)
Parts Used on Equipment – PM (INVWUPM.rpt)
DM Alarm History (ALARMDM.rpt)
PM Alarm History (ALARMPM.rpt)
DM Active Work Order Form (USERDMA.rpt)
DM History Work Order Form (USERDMH.rpt)
PM History Work Order Form (USERPMH.rpt)
Equipment Cost and Deployment History (DEPLOYMENT-HISTORY.rpt)
Improvements made to the Alarm Module and the Service Request Module.
Corrected an issue involving the printing of multiple attachment records.
Corrected an issue regarding resizing of the Quick Screen.
Improvements made to the Purchasing Module and the Employee Module.
Corrected an issue regarding the display of some PDF attachments.
All previous editions (FTMaintenance Expert, FTMaintenance Professional, and FTMaintenance Enterprise) are now consolidated into a single version named FTMaintenance.
A new Work Order Wizard simplifies the process of preparing work orders for closure.
The interface and performance of the asset tree is improved.
A new option to automatically calculate downtime of equipment is available.
Additional user options regarding required fields are added: Actual downtime can now be required for work order closure; Causes and Status can now be required for creation and/or closure of work orders.
Six (6) new, combined Work Order reports are now available.
The ability to specify the location of the SMTP port is now provided.
The Interface of the quick close procedure (as well as the Inventory, Receiving, Equipment, and Scheduling modules) has been enhanced.
Group Rights are now automatically reset upon initial login.
DM (Demand Maintenance) and PM (Preventive Maintenance) Work Order Modules involving the creation, selection, scheduling, activation, and printing of work order records have been improved.
Specific queries associated with PM reports, Transaction Log history, and Transaction Archive modules have been improved.
Ten (10) reports have been improved.
The Alarm module, Service Request module, Purchasing module, and Employee module have been improved.
An issue involving the printing of multiple attachment records has been corrected.
An issue regarding resizing of the Quick Screen has been corrected.
An issue regarding the display of some PDF attachments has been corrected.
A new Asset Tree is available within the Equipment module.
Provides a comprehensive asset tree view of all assets, including facilities, equipment, and parts.
Is easy to build and populate using drag-and-drop functionality or specialized windows.
A new Associations tab is available within the Equipment module providing a way to easily identify and swap comparable equipment.
Improved reports are available for inventory management and purchasing incuding Purchase Order Form and Transaction History.
Improved Deployment History report is available allowing users to easily track costs and deployment history or re-deployable assets.
Equipment Status Options have been expanded to include: deployed, idle, on hand, out for repair, and retired.
The Service Request module now supports Internet Explorer 9.
Reports have been improved and enhanced.
Operations involving users who do not possess all privileges have been improved.
Performance of Demand Maintenance (DM) and Preventive Maintenance (PM) work order modules has been improved.
Cost Center management has been improved.
Automatic queries refresh on empty data sets.
Purchasing module performance has been improved.
Query fields and quick list columns automatically match within the Inventory module.
Change Start Dates automatically enable within the Employee module.
Work order security features have been improved.
Response time when using Terminal Services has been improved.
Password management has been enhanced.
Users are able to change their own passwords.
Support has been added for password changes required by security policies.
A separate password required by the Employee module has been eliminated.
New reports have been added for inventory activities and part usage history.
Support has been added for fully qualified domain names.
Automatic time calculation and recording of work order labor has been added.
Users can click Start and Stop Labor buttons instead of manually entering time.
History of recorded labor is kept in labor logs.
User security option has been added to add, modify, and delete labor logs.
Multi-cycle scheduling has been enhanced.
Automatic assignment of cost center to work orders (using default cost center of first equipment assigned) has been added.
Operation of the task column within the DM Active module has been improved.
Operation of the Equipment Name field has been improved.
Operation of the Import Utility menu option has been improved.
Validation of Inventory records has been improved.
Additional user settings and data are maintained after an upgrade to a new version of FTMaintenance.
Initial sorting of data in columns in the Quick List is restored after launch of FTMaintenance.
Validation of Equipment records has been improved.
Validation of Labor records has been improved.
Unnecessary warnings when using the Scheduling module have been eliminated.
Ability to use non-stock items on a requisition has been restored.
Display of the Equipment field in DM Active records has been improved.
Time required to generate reports has been reduced.
Unnecessary error messages in various modules have been eliminated.
Operation of the Description field on the Causes tab of DM Active records has been improved.
FTMaintenance demo is easier to install.
Added new reporting menu and querying options for barcode reports.
Expanded ability to flexibly define required fields. This release includes the ability to require fields for the work processes of:
Creating a requistion
Creating a purchase order
Performing an inventory transaction
Adding employee records
Adding customer records
Added ability to enforce required fields from the import utility.
Added tab indicators for tabs with required fields.
Added ability to restrict description tab changes.
Improved layout of barcode reports to eliminate barcode length issues.
Corrected operation of “Date Installed” queries.
Improved operation of required fields feature.
Improved work order auto print options.
Improved design of several work order reports.
Improved functionality of drop-down lists.
Improved the Transaction History report.
Restored work order quick close functionality.
Restored work order equipment selection functionality.
Improved operation of labor assignments to multiple task work orders.
Improved Mobile Module tab operation within FTMaintenance.
Improved ability of the field name utility to retain required field settings.
Improved flexibility in entering quantity on hand for new inventory records.
Improved demand maintenance work order deletion functionality.