The purpose of Category is to define the asset type or set attributes for assets. User requires selecting “Asset Category” under Application settings to create a category. When asset category is selected, the form given below opens:
Screen-1 Asset Category (in application settings)
The page given below will open:
Screen-2 Asset Category
Parent Category – User requires selecting a category from drop down list. User
cannot enter a new Category that is not present. Category created
previously will only be available in the parent category drop-down.
Category - Enter
a name according to the type of assets. It is a mandatory field and category
name should be unique.
Category Code - The
Category should be of three characters only. If the user does not assign a code
the system will generate a code from three initial character of the Category.
Default Transfer Duration - User can define a time period after which the asset of the
Category will be disabled.
Cascade - User requires marking the check box
to apply cascade. If user marks the checkbox the default time duration for the
parent category will be applied to the child or if the category is new, cascade
will be applied to its child category.
Default Activity Schedules for Assets in this category – Create Activity schedules for number of Assets that are
added under the category by default.
can create both parent and child category. The form requires to be updated to
create category whereas grid displays the list of categories created in
cannot delete a Category if it is already in use. User can view, edit or delete
the categories created in the application. List can be exported to excel as