News Article: POSM's Got It: A Field Editor Tool That Also Converts NASSCO V6 to V7.
We've added several new functions to POSM recently, tools, tweaks and apps to make our customers’ everyday lives easier. One such addition is the Header Field Editor Tool. This function has a wide variety of uses, it makes it simpler for our POSM clients to convert active or archived reports to an updated format, and it addresses one specific problem a number of users face: the field editor makes it easy to convert inspections created with NASSCO V6 templates to V7 templates. ...the field editor makes it easy to convert inspections created with NASSCO V6 templates to V7 templates.
Before now, to do this, most people had to modify the header information, go into the inspection, then add and adjust the observation data - one inspection at a time! If you have several years of archived inspections, this is a serious undertaking.
When complete, always make sure to resync your POSM database. Values can also be updated when a value didn’t exist in a template.Inspection status is a new field added to NASSCO 7. This will set all the values in the NASSCO 6 database to the complete inspection. The POSM Header Field Editor is a low-level tool to convert header fields en masse. Among its many uses, the tool makes it easy to update NASSCO 6 to NASSCO 7 data by converting whole POSM MS Access databases of NASSCO 6 data to NASSCO 7. The tool will also update headers for any POSM template.