Steps to Create the First Logbook Entry
Design a Form
The Form is what a user see when they enter a logbook entry
Create an Element Type
An Element is typically some piece of equipment but it could be a software system or something else entirely. The Element Type is a collection of properties common to Elements of the same classification. Element Types have defined options for each of the properties.
If we take your computer as an example of an Element, the Element Type would be Computer. An example Element Type arrogates these common computer properties:
Define a Reason Code
Reason Codes are a way of categorizing activities and events for an Element. For Example, Maintenance, Calibration, System Error, etc.
Define an Area
Areas typically define a physical location of an element or an association of Elements. In the case of your computer, the Area might refer to your office room numbers. For manufacturing, Area could refer to general area names at the plant such as Packaging, Labs, Mechanical, etc.
Create an Element
As described in the Create Element Types, an Element is the thing (equipment usually) you make a logbook entry for. For example:
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