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These are the official blogs about CalemEAM.
Dec
24

Tips for Calem Mobile Customization


An improvement is made in the customization of Calem Mobile in Calem Release R21f. A phone group can be set as the customization for tablet in the ACL profile.  This feature makes it possible to design tablet groups as phone groups. Therefore all phone groups' customization is shared in the tablet groups unless customized by a tablet group.Pri...
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Dec
16

Tips for Custom Fields and InnoDB Row Size Limit


Custom fields can be added to a Calem standard table. The screenshot shows the Calem Designer form with the menu to add custom fields to asset table. This blog discusses the best practice in adding custom fields in Calem. The tips are most useful when there are many custom fields to be designed and added.  1. InnoDB Row Size Lim...
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Oct
16

PM Plan Custom Fields for PM and Work Order


Custom fields enable customers to add additional fields based on business requirements. In release R21e (October 2021) the custom fields in PM Plan are copied to PM by matching names when a PM is created, and to work orders when a work order is generated from a PM. The feature allows one to implement the following business process: C...
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Jul
12

Screen vs Report Customization


​In Calem release R21c screen customization privilege is refined into a) Form customization; and b) Report customization. The differentiation of forms from reports provides flexible reporting while keeping forms consistent across users. The configuration of the screen customization is at menu path: Organization | ACL Profiles | ACL Profil...
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Apr
19

How to Customize Menu Bar in a Form


Calem allows an admin user to customize the menu bar of a form to implement flexible access control with an intuitive drag and drop interface. The first step is to select a group to customize. See this blog for more discussion of groups. You can find out the group to customize by looking at the Calem desktop of a login...
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Oct
28

How to Manage Text Customization in Calem


​Calem has an elastic architecture for flexible text customization including: Provide a new language pack to add a new language support.Customize texts in Calem for fields, dropdowns, and screens.The following table shows the process of calculating a text in Calem for French language. The process is used whenever a field, a dropdown, or a...
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Oct
12

When to Use Group Tree in Customization


Group tree has been added in R02e (October 2020). A group represents a role, a group of users, or a persona in Calem. You should use the group tree if there are many roles in your organization. The group tree shows the group hierarchy for you to visualize the the group structure. Menu path: Admin | Group TreeRight-click on a group&nb...
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Sep
01

How to Customize List View in Calem Touch


List views for Calem Touch can be customized. The steps include the list view customization in the web and configuration changes.  Step 1. List View Menu Customization The first step is to customize the list view from Calem web interface. It is the same as customizing the list views for web. Teh difference is the selection of groups for t...
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Jul
30

How to Add a New Status Dropdown in Changes


​This blog discusses the steps to add a new status and a dropdown menu for the new status in change management. The concept can be applied to other objects such as work orders. Let's use the following use case for demo: When a change is created, its status is new. We need an option to set the status of the change to On-Hold in case a change ha...
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Jun
11

Asset Node Customization in Asset Tree


Asset nodes in Calem asset tree is shown as Asset number and its note field as shown in the screenshot below. This blog discusses the customization of the asset node in the asset tree. 1. Fields of Asset Node The first step is to make sure that the fields used in asset node are included in the following configuration. For instance, one needs to use...
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Apr
17

When to Use the Deployment Tool for Multi-Services in Calem


The Deployment Tool for Multi-Services is available in the release R20b in April 2020. It simplifies the service management for organizations with many Calem cloud services. 1. Business Case An organization uses Calem Cloud Services for their external and internal customers. It is tedious and time consuming to set up the groups/...
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Mar
28

How to Customize Asset Forms with Class (Categorization)


​Class (previously Categorization) allows one to group objects in Calem based on their category hierarchy. It also provides features including attributes and view customization. This blog discusses the view customization based on class. Asset object is used here as an example. The concept is applicable to other objects such as location. 1...
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