To add Test Standard you need to navigate to the Assets page.  Upon selecting the Assets option a view of all Assets is displayed.

  • By clicking the Add New button, you will get the option of Instruments or Test Standards.
  • Selecting the Test Standard option you will be directed to the Add New Test Standard screen

  • The only required field on the Add New Test Standard screen is the Test Standard ID field.
    • The Test Standard ID field is automatically capitalized and can be a maximum of 100 characters
    • It can consist of letters, numbers and special characters.
    • The Test Standard ID must be unique.
  • The rest of the fields are not required, but are highly recommended.
  • The Description field is next and has a 255 character limit and is used to better describe the Test Standard.
  • The next three (3) fields are identifiers that can be found on the actual Test Standard
    • Manufacturer
    • Model
    • Serial Number

  • Calibration Due Date can be populated by typing the specific day in or using the Calendar Widget and selecting the day the Test Standard is due for calibration or to be sent out for calibration.
    • The format is mm/dd/yyyy
  • Calibration Frequency is a predefined set of frequencies that can be assigned to the Test Standard and will be used when rolling the date forward on the completion of a calibration result.
    • Daily - Will roll the date forward one (1) day.
    • Weekly - Will roll the date forward seven (7) days.
    • Monthly - Will roll the date forward one (1) month.
    • Quarterly - Will roll the date forward three (3) months.
    • Semi-Annually - Will roll the date forward six (6) months.
    • Annually - Will roll the date forward one (1) year. 
  • Assigning Locations and Sub-Locations (See LOCATIONS for Adding Locations).
    • By selecting the drop down you can assign just a Location or a Location with a Sub-Location; to assign the additional Sub-Location you must expand the Location area by clicking the arrow, which opens the associated Sub-Locations.
  • The Comment area is a 5000 character limit text field.
    • You can expand or contact the Comment field by clicking and dragging the bottom right corner.

  • There is no Test Specifications area for Test Standards.
  • Once you deem all the information to be complete and done, you will need to Save the Test Standard.
    • The Save button will save the Test Standard and direct you back to the list of Assets, with a confirmation message stating the Test Standard was successfully added, you will also see the Test Standard in the list of Assets.
    • The Save & New button will save the Test Standard but will keep you on the Add New Test Standard screen and will clear all the previously entered data out, clearing a clean slate to enter another Test Standard  You will also see a confirmation message stating the Test Standard was successfully added.
  • The Cancel button will direct you back to the Assets screen.