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                                              Global Change - Status Indicator for expiry date alerts

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                                              THEO MANIFAVAS
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                                              hi

                                              wandering if someone can please help me with this

                                              i have created a User Defined Field (UDF) named Insurance Expiry which i have allocated this with a date field so i can track when a resources liabilty insurance expires. 

                                              i have also created a UDF called Insurance Indicator which i have assigned Indicators as the date type for this UDF

                                               

                                              i then created 3 global changes

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                                              which i want to work as follows

                                              INSURACE EXPIRED = red cross indicator when Insurance Expiry date is after the data date (DD)
                                              INSURANCE EXPIRY WARNING = yellow warning indicator when Insurance Expiry date is within 10 days after the DD
                                              INSURANCE OK = green tick indicator when Insurance Expiry date is 10 days plus after the DD

                                              So the idea is that we enter the Insurance Expiry date for each resource and then based on scheduled DD, the Insurance Indicator column will display the correct indicator based on the parameters as detailed above. 

                                              I can't get this to work however so not sure if i'm entering the info wrong in the global change? see below

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                                              or is there something else i'm meant to be doing to get it to work?
                                               

                                              thanks in advance

                                               

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                                              Zoltan Palffy
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                                              when you say i have created a User Defined Field (UDF) named Insurance Expiry which i have allocated this with a date field so i can track when a resources liabilty insurance expires. 

                                              did you use start or finish date ?

                                              THEO MANIFAVAS
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                                              hi

                                              thanks for pointing that out

                                              yes i did realise the last Global Change had CD instead of DD
                                              I was just trying to see if this worked over DD as i could't get the global change to work at all in terms of displaying the indicators within the activities view (the global change processes once you click Apply Change in terms of providing the report however this doesn;t then filter through into the activities view in the column) i.e this section remains blank 

                                               

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                                              just wandering if i'm missing a step or doing something wrong in the filter which is stopping it from displaying correcty?>(noting that the DD i have using the above exammple is set to 17/5/20 so the INSURANCE EXPIRY WARNING INDICATOR should come on but it doens't for some reason)

                                              Zoltan Palffy
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                                              the last one you have cd not DD in the value 

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