RTA Web Vehicle - Custom Fields Tab
The custom fields tab holds multiple panels. This tab allows users to document vehicle specs in the vehicle file.
This article will cover all the panels and fields found in the Custom Fields tab.
You can visit Vehicle File Table of Contents to access the full list of articles related to Displayed Vehicle Data in RTA Web here.
Class Custom Fields Panel
Special globally-defined fields can be assigned in the vehicle records, allowing vast customization of the information recorded for each vehicle. In this panel you manage the customized fields that are specific to the vehicle classification. These fields will then be used to track various information applicable to all vehicle records of that specific vehicle class.
To edit these fields, click in the appropriate field, enter the information, and click the check mark
Vehicle Specs Panel
All of the class related information fields are notational fields for your benefit and are not used by the RTA system; enter the data as needed. The field labels are designated based on the class code assigned to the vehicle. This allows customization of data fields for the various types of vehicle in your fleet. The mechanical field labels can be completely different for tractors, trailers, forklifts, vans, buses, etc.
The master template for each vehicle class is defined in the class code record. Refer to Vehicle Class Codes for more information.
To edit these fields, click in the appropriate field, enter the information, and click the check mark.
All the fields are alphanumeric with the exception of the last field in the first column, which is a numeric field. Refer to "Text Fields Vs. Numeric Fields" for more information.
Asset Info Panel
Twenty user-definable fields are available for tracking additional information about vehicles in your fleet. These fields are unique to the vehicle and are not related to the vehicle class code. A few examples of the type of information you can track in the user-definable fields include:
5th wheel make/model
Interior/exterior paint colors
Belts and hoses
Police light bars
To edit these fields, click int eh appropriate field, enter the information, and click the check mark.
Users can also re-define/title these fields as needed by clicking the Edit Description button, changing the title of the field and clicking the checkmark.
Vehicle Custom Fields Panel
Special globally-defined fields can be assigned in the vehicle records, allowing vast customization of the information recorded for each vehicle. Once those fields have been established, they can be updated in the vehicle records in RTA Web.
Refer to Global Defined Fields for Vehicles for information on setting these up in RTA Desktop.
To add a field to the panel, click the Apply New drop down, select the field you’d like displayed and click the + sign.
To edit the data for an existing displayed field, click in the field, enter the data, and click the check mark.