After clicking Start, the Employee Screen (below) will appear.  Employee screens can be common for all workstations or personalized for selected departments or workstations.

Screen Setup: Shopnet screen maintenance can be accessed by clicking the SN speed key button or from Tools > Job Control/Shopnet Tables > Shopnet Screens.  Right-click to add a new screen and select "Employee".  

NOTE: Operation Screens must be defined before Employee Screens as each employee button will need to reference an operation screen before saving.

Double-Click any box to open the button settings screen:

Action: Each employee screen button can have 1 of the following 3 actions:

  • Employee: Selecting the button will direct the user to that employees linked operations
  • Keypad: Selecting the button will prompt the user to enter their employee code or select their name from a pull-down list of operators.  This button type is commonly used for operators that don't regularly work in a particular area of the plant.  The "Other" button in the screen shot above is an example.
  • Subscreen: This button is used to link to other employee screens.  This is commonly used in departments with more employees than fit on a single screen or for terminals in break-rooms or other common areas to enable operators to start and stop transactions from those locations.
Screen Link: The operation screen (for employee buttons) or employee screen (for subscreen buttons) that the button will direct to

Employee: The employee associated with the button (not applicable for keypad buttons or subscreen buttons)

Color: The background color of the button. It is common use color to coordinate related buttons.

Hint: Text tip that appears when hovering over button with a mouse.

Text: Description of button visible on the screen. Use the pipe symbol "|" (shift+\) to insert a line break.

Text Color, Alignment & Font: Controls the style and location of the text description.

Use Image: Option to include a photo or other image for a button.  Image should be 108 x 108 pixel jpg files.  Images should be located in a universal location accessible from all associated workstations.