Manage workshops

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Manage workshops

You can create workshop locations, which allow you to assign and track where work is being completed. You can add machines and machine groups in the workshop so that they can be a assigned to new or existing cut lists.

When you have created machine groups and machines, they can be assigned to cut lists when creating a new cut list or editing an existing one. See Create a cut list

Add workshops

  1. Go to Maintenance > Production Control > Workshop Maintenance.

    The Workshop Maintenance dialog box opens.

  2. To add workshops, go to the Workshops tab.
  3. Click New.
  4. Type a name and description.
  5. If this is a subcontractor workshop, select Is Subcontractor and select the company in the Subcontractor list.
  6. Click Add
  7. Do either of the following:
    • To save the new workshop, click Save.
    • Proceed to adding machine groups and machines.

Add machines and machine groups

  1. Go to Maintenance > Production Control > Workshop Maintenance.

    The Workshop Maintenance dialog box opens.

  2. To add a machine group, do the following on the Machine Groups tab.
    1. Click New.
    2. Type a name in Machine Group.
    3. Click Add.
    4. If you add a machine, proceed to Step 3. Otherwise click Save.
  3. To add a machine, do the following on the Machines tab:
    1. Click New.
    2. Type a name and description in Machine Name and Description.
    3. Select a machine group in the Machine Group list.
    4. Click Add.
    5. Click Save.

You can now select a machine group and machine when creating a cut list.

Delete workshops, machines, and machine groups

To delete a machine group, you must first delete any machines related to it.
  1. Go to Maintenance > Production Control > Workshop Maintenance.

    The Workshop Maintenance dialog box opens.

  2. On the Machines tab, select the machine that you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete.
    You are prompted to confirm the deletion.
  4. Click Yes.
  5. To delete a machine group, go to the Machine Groups tab.
  6. Select the group that you want to delete.
  7. Click Delete.
    You are prompted to confirm the deletion.
  8. Click Yes.
After deleting a machine and machine group assigned to a workshop, you can delete the workshop.
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