Field Change Notification For Assets

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Overview

This notification type can be used for sending email alerts whenever values from chosen custom fields get changed.

For example, emails can be sent whenever an asset’s condition value has been changed, for instance from “good” to “faulty”.

Setting up or modifying the notification

To set it up, go to the Manage Assets table > Options > Notifications.

On the Notifications page, choose Field Change Event.

Choose who should receive the email notifications.

  • You can enter the email addresses, under the “The following email addresses” section, if the recipients are the same for all the assets.
  • If the recipients are different for specific assets, then you need to have their emails recorded on the asset’s record. To do so, you need a Data Capture field with the Answer Type set to either “Email”, “Select” or “Hidden”. For “Select” or “Hidden” Answer Types, specify the email address in the Options section of the Data Capture settings. “Hidden” Answer Type, can only have one email address, whereas “Select” can have multiple emails defined, but only one will be chosen when filling out the forms.

Choose which fields the app should monitor for changes.

Compose the message. Use the placeholders if necessary.

Enabling or disabling the notification

Indicate if the notifications should be sent or not. This setting is what you would also use to turn the notifications on or off.