Incident Categories

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Incident Categories

This Help File Page was last Modified on 09/05/2012

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Incident Categories

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The Loss Prevention application may not be used until certain Loss Prevention Maintenance Items are predefined by the End-User.
The Loss Prevention Categories Form is used to define the types of Incident Categories which will be tracked by the Loss Prevention application.
Certain of these Incident Categories are predefined and will be present when the Loss Prevention Categories Form is first accessed.


Loss Prevention Categories - Defaults


Additional Incident Categories may be added as necessary.


Entering the Loss Prevention Categories:
From the Main Menu by Selecting Maintenance and Choosing Loss Prevention: and Select the Incident Categories option.


Loss Prevention Categories Form


This Loss Prevention Categories Form may be Re-sized by Dragging the Top and/or Bottom up or down, and/or the Right side in or out.
Navigation Menu - The Navigation Menu is located at the top of the Loss Prevention Categories Form.



This Navigation Menu provides the normal Record Movement, New, Edit, Delete, Cancel, Save, and Refresh options; as well as a Search function.
A tabular (spreadsheet style) Record Listing of the currently defined Loss Prevention Categories is displayed in the section immediately below the Loss Prevention Categories Form's Navigation Menu.
There are two columns of data in this Loss Prevention Categories Record Listing:
1)ID - The record ID assigned by the system when the entry is originally saved.
2)Description - The actual explanation for the addition of, or loss of an Account.


Each column's Header Name describes the data contained in that column.
Clicking on a Header Name will set the order in which the Loss Prevention Categories will be listed.
Clicking on the same Header Name will set the order in the opposite direction (ascending vs. descending).



The Header Name that is determining the Order of the list will have an Icon indicating the Order displayed next to that Header Name.
To define the Loss Prevention Categories:
Click the HelpFilesNavigationMenuNewIcon to start the Loss Prevention Categories entry in the Record Editing section.
ID - This is the system assigned record number which is inserted automatically when the record is initially saved.
Description - Enter a brief Description for this Loss Prevention Categories entry.
The Description may up to 20 characters in length and include upper and/or lower case letters, numbers, spaces and normally used punctuation marks.
Click the HelpFilesNavigationMenuSaveIcon to record this entry.
The system will assign an ID.
Repeat as needed.
Do not Delete the original nine (9) Incident Categories.


Using the Search function on the Navigation Menu at the top of the Loss Prevention Categories Form:
Search - Click the Search Icon to open the Search dialog.


Search Categories dialog


See the "Using the Generic Search dialog" section in the Advanced Search Dialog chapter for more information about this Search dialog.