Extending Windchill InfoPages

Installation of OSLC Connect for Windchill extensions for Windchill does not automatically alter the Product and the Change Request InfoPages.
You will need to customize the tabs in the Product, Change Request and Part views suitably by either modifying an existing tab or adding a new tab.
This is done in order to gain visibility and access to the new OSLC attribute information.

Product InfoPage Customization

To access the OSLC Service Provider Associations for Products follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the Products details page (Browse > Product > Details)
  2. Choose to either click [+] to create a new custom Tab for the Product view or select an existing Tab in the Product view for customization.
  3. Enter edit mode from the Actions drop down menu on the top left of the view.
  4. Click on Customize button on the right top of the screen (visible in Edit mode) and choose “OSLC Connect for Windchill Product Associations”.
  5. If “OSLC Connect for Windchill Product Associations” is not available in the selection list then the OSLC Connect for Windchill extension is not properly installed.
    Return to Installing the OSLC Connect for Windchill Extensions to Windchill to retry the installation.
  6. Verify “OSLC Connect for Windchill Product Associations” is now displayed on the page.

ChangeRequest InfoPage Customization

To access the “Collaboration Links” for Change Requests follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the Change Requests details page (Browse > Changes > Change Requests) and click on a Change Requests
  2. Choose to either click [+] to create a new custom Tab for the Change Request view or select an existing Tab in the Change Request view for customization.
  3. Click on Customize button on the right top of the screen (visible in Edit mode) and choose “Collaboration Links”.
  4. If “Collaboration Links” is not available in the selection list then the OSLC Connect for Windchill extension is not properly installed.
    Return to Installing the OSLC Connect for Windchill Extensions to Windchill to retry the installation.
  5. Verify “Collaboration Links” is now displayed on the page.

ChangeNotice InfoPage Customization

To access the “Collaboration Links” for Change Notices follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the Change Notices details page (Browse > Changes > Change Notices) and click on a Change Notices
  2. Choose to either click [+] to create a new custom Tab for the Change Notice view or select an existing Tab in the Change Notice view for customization.
  3. Click on Customize button on the right top of the screen (visible in Edit mode) and choose “Collaboration Links”.
  4. If “Collaboration Links” is not available in the selection list then the OSLC Connect for Windchill extension is not properly installed.
    Return to Installing the OSLC Connect for Windchill Extensions to Windchill to retry the installation.
  5. Verify “Collaboration Links” is now displayed on the page.

Part InfoPage Customization

To access the “Configuration Association” for Part follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the Part details page (Browse > Products > Folder) and click on a Part
  2. Choose to either click [+] to create a new custom Tab for the Part view or select an existing Tab in the Part view for customization.
  3. Click on Customize button on the right top of the screen (visible in Edit mode) and choose “OSLC Connect for Windchill” then check “Configuration Association”.
  4. If “Configuration Association” is not available in the selection list then the OSLC Connect for Windchill is not properly installed. Return to Installing the OSLC Connect for Windchill Extensions to Windchill to retry the installation.
  5. Verify “Configuration Association” is now displayed on the page.

To access the “Collaboration Links” for Part follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the Part details page (Browse > Products > Folder) and click on a Part
  2. Choose to either click [+] to create a new custom Tab for the Part view or select an existing Tab in the Part view for customization.
  3. Click on Customize button on the right top of the screen (visible in Edit mode) and choose “OSLC Connect for Windchill” then check “OSLC Collaboration Links”.
  4. If “Collaboration Links” is not available in the selection list then the OSLC Connect for Windchill is not properly installed. Return to Installing the OSLC Connect for Windchill Extensions to Windchill to retry the installation.
  5. Verify “Collaboration Links” is now displayed on the page.