Process Specific Task in a Notification

Use

Using this function, you can process a specific task in a notification. You can process tasks for the notification header (immediate tasks) as well as tasks for individual items (corrective tasks). On the initial screen for this transaction, for example, you can:

  • Call up the task to be processed directly by entering the notification number, item number, and task number
  • Display a selection of tasks using the input help for the notification number and then select a specific task (for example, if you do not know the notification number, item number, and task number)

Procedure

Notification, item, and task numbers are known

  1. Choose Logistics ® Central Functions ® Notification ® Task ® Process.

The initial screen for processing a task is displayed.

  1. Enter the notification, item, and task numbers and choose Enter.

The screen for processing a task is displayed.

  1. Use the functions listed in the table below to process the task.

Notification, item, and task numbers are unknown

  1. Choose Logistics ® Central Functions ® Notification ® Task ® Process.

The initial screen for processing a task is displayed.

  1. Choose the input help for the Notification field and enter your selection criteria for the task in the dialog box.

For example, you can select a task on the basis of the notification type, the person responsible, or various other views (for example, vendor, material, WBS element/project, etc.). If you do not enter any selection criteria, the system will select all tasks in the system.

  1. Choose Continue.

The system displays a list of tasks sorted by notification and item numbers.

Tasks with an item number "0000" are immediate tasks. Tasks with an item number greater than "0000" are corrective tasks.

  1. Select a task and then choose Copy.

The initial screen reappears.

  1. Choose Enter.

The screen for processing a task is displayed. Use the functions listed in the table below to process the task.

Functions on the Task Screen

Function

Menu path/Pushbutton

What you should know

Release task

Release task pushbutton

You release the task so it can be executed. For more information, see Status Management for Tasks.

Complete task

Complete task pushbutton

You confirm that the task was executed. For more information, see Status Management for Tasks.

Denote task as being successful

Task successful pushbutton

You confirm that the task solved the problem successfully. For more information, see Status Management for Tasks

Set user status

Set status pushbutton

If a user status was defined in a status profile, you can use this function to set the user status. For more information, see Status Management for Notifications.

Display associated notification

Notification (extended) pushbutton

You display the notification that contains the task. Choose Back to return to the task processing screen.

Display object

Display object pushbutton

You display reference objects or reference documents that may be specified in the notification.

Display action log

Action log pushbutton

You display changes in the notification via the action log.

Expand all screen areas

Expand all (Expand all screen areas) pushbutton

You expand all screen areas in the task processing screen.

Collapse all screen areas

Collapse all (Collapse all screen areas) pushbutton

You collapse all screen areas in the task processing screen.

Display notification

Notifctn (Open) pushbutton

You display a summary of the notification data, including short and long texts.

Expanding the individual screen areas

Basic data, Planning and Item pushbuttons

You expand the individual screen areas to display and process the corresponding task data.

Action box

 

You execute follow-up functions in the action box. For more information, see Action Box.