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Job Project Class Inquiry Overview

The SapphireOne Job Project Class Inquiry screen allows the grouping of Job Projects into various classifications, which we refer to as Class. Grouping similar Job Projects together by Class will facilitate another level of reporting and data analytics.

All inquiry screens have the option to Customise the list of items that are displayed on screen. The Custom Inquiry Option allows you to select the data fields that are displayed, and the order in which the columns of data are displayed across the screen. While a list of clients has been used to demonstrate this here, any type of inquiry may be customised within SapphireOne.

The list below is the Standard Inquiry list.

When the ‘Swap to Custom Inquiry‘ button in the lower left hand corner of the screen is selected the system will display the default Custom Screen as seen below. This Custom List screen gives the user user two main options when organising the order that the data is displayed:

  1. To add or remove the data field columns that are displayed on screen. To add or remove a column, go to the ‘Setup’ button in the bottom right corner of the screen. Within the Setup screen you can right click on the column lines and select from Delete, Move Left or Move Right. Further information on the Setup screen is documented below.
  2. To change the order in which the data field Columns are displayed. To change the order of the columns, go to the ‘Setup’ button in the bottom right corner of the screen. Within the Setup screen you can right click on the column lines and select from Delete, Move Left or Move Right. Further information on the Setup screen is documented below.

Once the user has customised the Custom Inquiry screen, the screen view will become unique to the user and each time the user logins they will be shown the same custom view. The user also has the option to select and save unlimited custom views. This can be done in the ‘Setup’ screen as documented below.

The Inquiry screen below is the initial Custom Inquiry screen which may be modified by the user.

Custom Inquiry Screen ‘Setup’ Function

To commence setting up your Customised List screen, select the Setup button as seen above. The Setup screen will be displayed as seen below.

From this screen the user is able to add and remove columns of data as required. Almost every field within the SapphireOne data tables is able to be included in the Custom List screen if the user is authorised.

There are a number of menu items across the top of the screen. These are as follows:

  • Reset to Default – Selecting this button will set the display back to default as determined by SapphireOne. When a new data field is selected SapphireOne will add it to the right hand side of the columns of data. You can then click on the field heading and drag it to wherever you want across the screen.
  • Show Related Record – You can also add related fields from other tables. Clicking on the checkbox at the top of the screen, allows you to choose a related record and a mini view of the related record for the chosen record will be displayed for the currently selected record. You will need to select the fields displayed.
  • Favourite Set – You can use this option at the top left of the screen to save a custom created screen for later use. For example, you can have a simplistic Inquiry screen for general use, and a more complex screen view when auditing certain information.

To create a new Class select the icon in the main SapphireOne tool bar. Enter the Class Name and ID, and select the Green Tick to save.

Project Class Area

  • Class ID – Enter an ID for the Class.
  • Class Name – Enter in a Class Name for the new Class.
  • Company ID – SapphireOne will enter in the company that the user is logged into.

Notes Area

Any notes that are required for this class may be entered here. You can select the Green clock icon to add Time and Date stamps to your notes. You can also highlight the text in the Notes area and right mouse click to customise the Font, Style, Colour and Background Colour to your preference.

Plant Reporting Area

  • Group Name – A Group Name is any title that you want to assign to a Group.
  • Type – Select if this Class is an Income or Expense account.

Linked Project Area

Once you select a Job Project Class to View, or Modify any Job Projects assigned to the Class will be listed in the Linked Project Area, and show the Job Project, Description Contact Phone and Order No.

The linking of any Job Project must be done in the Job Project itself. The Class is entered into the Details page in the Job Projects area. Once this is completed and the Class Inquiry reopened, the Job Project will be displayed in this linked Job Project area.


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