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 Describing an Operation


To use standard texts, you must have created them first. To do this, choose one of the following ways:

  • In Customizing by choosing Start of the navigation path Quality Management Next navigation step Quality Planning Next navigation step Inspection Planning Next navigation step Operation Next navigation step Work Center Next navigation step Maintain Standard Text Keys End of the navigation path.

  • In the application by choosing Start of the navigation path Logistics Next navigation step Plant maintenance Next navigation step Planned maintenance Next navigation step Maintenance task lists Next navigation step Extras Next navigation step Standard text End of the navigation path.


  1. Call up the order in change mode.

  2. You can describe operations either in the operation overview or on the detail screen for an operation, which you call up from the operation overview.

    Note Note

    If you have described an operation on the detail screen, you can scroll to the next operation.

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  3. You can use the following forms of text:

    • Short Text

      Enter a short text for the required operation.

    • Long text to the short text

      After you have entered a short text, choose the symbol for the long text editor.

      Enter the long text for the operation and return to the initial screen.

    • Standard text

      Enter the standard text key for the required operation. The part of the standard text that fits the predefined short text line is copied there; the rest is copied to the long text.

      If you have also entered a short text for the operation and specified that this should not be overwritten by the standard text, then the short text is displayed in the first line of the long text. The following lines contain the standard text.

      Check the standard text and change it if necessary.

      Return to the initial screen.

  4. Save the order.

Note Note

The symbol for the long text editor shows that a long text is available by inserting small black lines.

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