From the Maximo Support Desk - Alias Field Does Not Display on View Inventory Transactions Dialog in Inventory(Tr)
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Problem: Alias Field Does Not Display on View Inventory Transactions in Inventory(Tr)
Cause: It is necessary to configure the Signature Options for the Inventory (Tr) application and to grant the option in the appropriate Security Group(s) to make this column and field functional. These are likely not configured in your environment by default.
The problem condition is observed with the following User steps in the Inventory(Tr) application:
Use the following steps to configure the necessary Signature Options and application Options:
-Go To System Configuration | Platform Configuration | Application Designer
The procedure above will add the application option, "View Inventory Transactions" to the Inventory(Tr) application in
the Security Groups application so that it can be granted to a Security Groups. To verify the results, and to grant this
application option to a Security Group for the Inventory(Tr) application, use these steps:
-Go To Security | Security Groups
If you update any of the options here (you either select or de-select one of the checkboxes), you must Save the record and the changes will become persistent upon each User logging out, and subsequently logging in.
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