The May release of PLM 360 bought several new features suggested by the community via the IdeaStation. Enhancements were made to the preview functionality as well as having Project Management available through scripting. Thanks to all who kudo’d and commented – Product Management really appreciates it!
Now you can customize the Item Preview Data Card – by default is only displays fields from the first section of the Item Details tab. To customize what your end-users see, go to the Workspace Manager and edit the field – you can then check off ‘visible on preview’:
Note once you’re customized fields you do have to go in and select every field you want displayed. Now when I preview – the Severity field is included:
Now onto using scripting for project management – a quick example to show adding a task to a project. You can customize the Task workspace and add a Project field (I called it RELATED_PROJECT as you can see in the script) – put a simple action script on the behavior for the workspace and if there’s a project associated with the task, it will add that task to it:
The syntax for this and a few more examples can be found on the IdeaStation link above or visit the Scripting Reference on our Wiki.
You can read more about What’s New in the latest release of PLM 360 and look forward to us covering the others in upcoming Feature Fridays!
Photo: Hey Paul