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A Submittal Approver is allowed to add Status codes on they fly, no oversight means the list can get messy

The approver of a Submittal can now add a status code on the fly when approving so in a way this is good so they can have ones like "Reviewed as noted" but on the flip side after a while this list will become very messy since it is not tied to Vista Status codes and their is no oversight. Is it too much for the Architect to ask the GC for a new approval "status code" so they can be managed and tie them back to Vista?

  • Tom Edwards
  • Mar 6 2017
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Company Viewpoint
Job Title / Role SE
I need it... 3 months
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  • Bobby Asbury commented
    March 31, 2018 01:10


    We did not realize the mess this was creating in our company, see suggestion I just posted in Related Suggestion "Status Codes-reviewer cannot see"

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    Aaron Jost commented
    April 02, 2018 04:39

    We'll be addressing soon  -- first limiting who can add - then management

  • Bobby Asbury commented
    April 02, 2018 08:58


    Please also see Related Suggestion "Status Codes-Reviewer Cannot See"

  • Mary R commented
    June 01, 2018 15:47

    I just realized this was possible - by finding 3 random status codes in the list. . .  now for how to unwind them and get rid of them. . . .

  • Molly Mandel commented
    June 27, 2018 16:52

    This is a big problem for our company as well even with the adding on fly being restricted to project editors and admins.  Since the security groups are still so basic we are finding most of our internal users need editor access so that means they are all able to create status codes on the fly and this directly impacts custom reports and processes in Vista we have spent a lot of money to create. - Big big problem!

  • Admin
    Sam Schwartz commented
    July 24, 2018 00:55

    We're working on the ability to filter which status codes are available on a given project and lock the list down to just those status codes so there is no more unexpected statuses added on-the-fly

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