Important: in the Q-notifications,
you can only use code groups at the plant level (and not selected
sets). As an alternative, you can limit the selection of available
catalogs with the help of the catalog profile.
1. First determine which elements in
the Q-notification will contain information that can be described
with the help of terminology catalogs.
The answer to this question generally depends on:
the scope of the required quality documentation
the evaluations that are required for quality control
The answer may also depend on the
purpose and origin of the notification. The information may be
complaints against vendors
internal problem notifications
On the basis of this criteria, you
can later define different notification types, each with their own
2. After you clarify this, organize
and create the catalogs you need.
a) Define the catalogs in a directory
for catalog types.
With the help of the predefined catalogs, you can define the
catalog profiles for the individual Q-notification types
b) Maintain the contents of the
Refer to the chapter Quality Planning
-> Basic Data ->
for detailed information about the organization of the
For the 'defect type' and 'defect location' fields in the
Q-notification items, the system uses the keywords from the
corresponding catalog types as field descriptions.
The field descriptions in the defect records are predefined.