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Add a Feature

Within an element, you can create a record for each 'feature' maintenance item that you want to add to the element.

Add a Feature

Display the Properties of the element to which you want to add the feature, and click on the Blue hamburger icon icon. Select the 'Add feature' option. The 'Add feature to <element name>' dialog displays.

Mandatory fields on the dialog are indicated by a red asterisk (*).

Complete the fields as directed here.

Field

Action

See also

Name

Type an appropriate and meaningful name for the feature.

Status

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate record status; that is:

  • New
  • Verified, or
  • Complete

Priority

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate priority value; that is:

  • High
  • Medium, or
  • Low

Requested by

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the name of the person requesting the feature.

Requested on

Click on the calendar icon and select the date on which the record was made.

Completed by

If the feature has been completed/added, click on the drop-down arrow and select the name of the person who complete it.

Complete on

Click on the calendar icon and select the date on which the feature was completed/added.

Version

Type in a version number or letter to indicate any evolution of the same feature. Generally, '1.0' indicates the first instance of a feature.

Description

Type in a description of the feature. You can format this text using the facilities provided in the Notes toolbar. These are:

  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • Numbered list
  • Bulleted list
  • Superscript text
  • Subscript text
  • Set color of selected text

History

Over time, enter any notes on the actions concerning this feature; you can format this text using the facilities provided in the Notes toolbar.

Add

Click on this button to submit the details and create the feature record on the selected element.

This message is displayed:

     Feature <name> was successfully added to <element name>.

Either:

  • Work through the fields again, defining another feature on this element, or
  • Click on the browser's back button to return to the 'Properties' view of the element, which will be refreshed to show the new record in the 'Features' panel

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