Vantage Attaching a spec sheet to routing/operation

Question 1) Can you attach a document to an operation in Vantage 6.2?
Answer 1) Don't think it is any different than the way it runs in 5.2 now.

Question 2) How about using Crystal to do the link? Using the
job.oper.operation as the link?
Answer 2) There are some custom programs out there to print attached
documents from Vantage upon printing the Vantage crystal traveler. Do a
search on the onelist.

Question 3) How about having Vantage write a modification?
Answer 3) Can you say cu$tom programming????

We are on 5.2 and store all our specs, prints, etc in PDF format. These are
stored on the server in subfolder (part search word), then sub folder (part
revision). The PDF file names are "Operation ##.PDF" (## is the operation
number from Vantage). Then from a part/job browser I can extract the part
search word and revision to get the correct subdirectory, then I just look
for the PDF file that matches the operation number and open it up/or print
it out (depending upon what the user selects). The only down side is that
someone has to manage the PDF files, when a document changes it has to be
updated in the PDF, or if a part number gets a new revision, the new
subdirectory has to be created and the PDF files created or moved over
there.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kathy Schmidt [mailto:kathyschmidt@...]
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 11:50 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com; Chris Thorkildsen; Rick Anderson
Subject: [Vantage] Vantage Attaching a spec sheet to routing/operation


All

We are looking at the best way to attach a spec sheet or drawing to a
routing/operation. We have specs and drawings that change frequently,
and so we want the actual spec sheet separate from the routing
operation. That way we can change all the routings by just changing one
spec sheet or drawing.

Vantage 5.2 allows attachment of the spec/drawing to the Job or the Part
AT THE REVISION LEVEL, but not the operation. Attaching the drawing to
the part makes sense, but we still need to attach information to the
operation. We are ready to add the specs, (75 Heat Treat Specs alone)
to the Operations files.

Question 1) Can you attach a document to an operation in Vantage 6.2?

Question 2) How about using Crystal to do the link? Using the
job.oper.operation as the link?

Question 3) How about having Vantage write a modification?

Any thoughts?

John still using Kathy's address for the list.
All

We are looking at the best way to attach a spec sheet or drawing to a
routing/operation. We have specs and drawings that change frequently,
and so we want the actual spec sheet separate from the routing
operation. That way we can change all the routings by just changing one
spec sheet or drawing.

Vantage 5.2 allows attachment of the spec/drawing to the Job or the Part
AT THE REVISION LEVEL, but not the operation. Attaching the drawing to
the part makes sense, but we still need to attach information to the
operation. We are ready to add the specs, (75 Heat Treat Specs alone)
to the Operations files.

Question 1) Can you attach a document to an operation in Vantage 6.2?

Question 2) How about using Crystal to do the link? Using the
job.oper.operation as the link?

Question 3) How about having Vantage write a modification?

Any thoughts?

John still using Kathy's address for the list.