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tooltip display for attributes

tooltip display for attributes

Before Windchill 10.0, the attribute description appeared when holding mouse over a question-mark icon. This feature was very useful for non-frequent users. When implementing change management, many non frequent users are accessing Windchill. They need a better explanation of what to fill in. The help text shall be configured at the attribute and possible to turn on/off by preference (and profiles).

9 Comments
Bedrock

one of our customers pointed out that the description, that is should aways be used as tooltip when filling in a attribute on any type. so it must be avaliable in any place in windchill (PDMLink, Classification, Change Mgngt, ...).

Note that it also should work when a checkbox or dropdownlist, or any other constraint is placed on the attribute

Visitor

Particularly with attributes this would be extremely useful, as it is likely to increase the content quality. Ideally this feature can be activated from the preferences, so that more experienced users can turn it off if they want.

Garnet

explanation of attribute values is very important to increase quality and it helps to keep the UI clean since the clutter of explanations are not included in the values. Currently we use enumerations as a workaround which stores the KEY but displays the value in multiple languages.

e.g.

- | No welding involved

CP1 | Welding quality class CP A to D according EN15085-3

CP2 | Welding quality class CP C2 to D according EN15085-3

CP3 | .....

Community Manager
Status changed to: New Idea
 
Community Manager
Status changed to: Acknowledged
 
Participant

With this app, we were transferring information to end users. We demand that it be brought back. Thank you in advance for your interest.

Garnet

Is there an update if and when this feature comes?

Garnet
Not as far as I know, maybe you highlight it again
Garnet

@JeffZemsky 

Jeff, is here anything on the roadmap to increase usability and guidance for the less experienced users

Thanks

Oliver