Currently, you are not able to pull additional attributes from the F_Circuit table into the Splice Report or other reports using a model name. I am curious what information you are putting into this comments field for the circuits? What information would this communicate on the splice report?
Thank you for the feedback!
It's been a request from my users.
When they plan a job, they will often splice a bank of cores through from A-J, J being a splice point in the street or a POP site. Theory being that a partial circuit, is ready to be used and we only need to splice the last mile to connect a customer.
For example, the cores will be marked as "Spare from POP Site A to POP Site B".
When planning a job, it is extremely useful for them to identify quickly, if they already have any cores available / partial circuits going between two locations.
Yes, I know that technically they should probably be marking this on the individual cores, but when you have a bank of 12 or 24 cores being spliced over 15-20 cables across the city, it can become a very time demanding task (even with Multiple Attribute Editor).
However the 'quick and easy' way to mark it along that path, is to enable a circuit which will then record those details. It's comments like the above, which our Fibre Design team would like to see on the report.
On a side note, I was wondering if there were any plans to modify Connection Manager to make those fields editable for Fiber Core Comments etc? That would resolve this issue for me (and would allow me to keep more stock standard functionality).
Looping Ryan Potts back into the conversation here to see if Cory Williams' response gave him the feedback he asked for and if there is anything more he would like to learn from this client's use of Fiber Manager.
Hi Tim, yes, what Cory provided was helpful. We've also since had a customer call to talk about this and other things in more detail.
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