Global Variables fields are a temporary fields stored in memory or space reserved in computer memory that can store information. Variables used in the Report Builder are visible on certain windows or screens and within the Report Builder itself - other areas of this software application cannot use variables that you create for use with reports, and are deleted from computer memory once the report has been generated. Global Variable fields are typically used for report or database filtering.
The following are examples of a Global Variable fields which match the fields used in TelcoMgr to filter browse windows or report contents:
•Customer/Locaton ID - Used to select a specific account;
•NPA-NXX-Line # - Used to select a specific line;
•Group Name Code - Used to select records that are part of a specific group;
•From Date - Beginning of a date range;
•Through Date - The ending of a date range;
•User Defined Field - Located on the Customer/Location main Tab;
•Assigned to Resource Field - Located on the Customer/Location Managed Services Info TAB.