De-Select a License Plate in the Shop Floor Insight Web Client

De-Select a License Plate in the Shop Floor Insight Web Client

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You can specify a License Plate value by scanning a barcode in the Shop Floor web client. Once you have set the License Plate in the Shop Floor client on the Shop Floor time card, there is no specific barcode to remove this selected License Plate value; however, you can remove the License Plate value using a Business Central workflow. You can then use the workflow the Shop Floor web client, either by scanning a barcode or by clicking a button in the Shop Floor web client. The two methods are below.

Barcode method

  1. Navigate to Shop Floor Setup in Business Central.
  2. Locate the General section and select Show More.
  3. Set Workflow Integration to “Enable Workflow Integration”.
  4. Navigate to Workflows.
  5. Select New Workflow from Template dropdown / New.
  6. Input a Code and a Description.
  7. Input “A Shop Floor Insight action barcode is scanned” in the When Event field (On Condition populates).
  8. Set the Then Response field to “Set a variable to use later” response and input the following:
    1. Variable Name: LICENSEPLATE
    2. Value: (not set)
    3. Scope: Store on the Time Card
  9. Select Add More Responses / Reload the time card on the Shop Floor.
  10. Enable the Workflow and close it.
  11. Navigate to Shop Floor Action Barcodes
  12. Locate the Filter: Workflow section and select the Workflow code you created above.
  13. Select Print.

With this barcode, you are able to de-select the License Plate currently set on your time card.

Button method

You can add a button on the Time Card view or on the Production dispatch list in the Shop Floor web client. See step 8 to indicate where the button should be located.

  1. Navigate to Shop Floor Setup in Business Central.
  2. Locate the General section and select Show More.
  3. Set Workflow Integration to “Enable Workflow Integration”.
  4. Navigate to Workflows.
  5. Select New Workflow from Template dropdown / New.
  6. Input a Code and a Description.
  7. Set the When Event field to “A Shop Floor Insight custom menu is clicked”.
  8. Set the On Condition field to one of the following:
    1. Input Action Data: (whatever is set automatically here)
    2. Input Screen code: “TIME_CARD” or “PROD_ORDER”
  9. Set the Then Response field to “Set a variable to use later” response and input the following:
    1. Variable Name: LICENSEPLATE
    2. Value: (not set)
    3. Scope: Store on the Time Card
  10. Select Add More Responses / Reload the time card on the Shop Floor.
  11. Enable the Workflow and close it.
  12. Press CTRL+F5 on the scanning station to refresh the browser’s cache.

There is now new button as configured.

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