Category Displayed: Quality Window 5

What are all the files that make up Quality Window Applications?

First, a QW Application is for a specific use or task – Example “Center Line Audit – Line 3 Size 6” or “Downtime Line 7” These applications would contain the necessary variables or elements as well as all definition data like specifications and targets to meet a specific application need. A QW Application is made up […]



How Do I Calculate the Time Difference Between 2 Variables?

Example: You have 2 variables (Start_Time (V3) and Stop_Time (V4)) The Start_Time & Stop_Time variables must be defined as Numeric with 2 decimal places. When entering data into the Start_Time & Stop_Time variables use a decimal between the hour and minutes. Example: 10:30 would be entered as 10.30 10:59 would be entered as 10.59 The […]


How do I to run a report on Monday to show how we did on Friday?

In QWAdmin – Applications Add a Calculated variable and use the @DOW[] function. This will return a value between 1 and 7 where 1 = Sunday and 7 = Saturday.  In Quality Window Create a View with: Date Filter set to: From: Beginning of Previous Week     To: End of Previous Week A Variable Filter set […]


Sending a Quality Window Application to Another User

When you have a Quality Window application, or more specifically a loaded View of an application that you would like to share with another user, there are several ways you could accomplish this: If the user is on the same network as you and has access to the Quality Window application folder, then you could […]


Why am I getting a Date/Time Validation error when entering data in Quality Window?

When entering data in Quality Window the Date and Time must be greater than the date and time of the previous record and less than the current system date and time of the computer being used to enter the data. Possible reasons are: A bad Date/Time was entered manually Edit the oldest bad date and work forward until all the bad dates/times have […]


Archiving Quality Window Data

Quality Window is archived using the Move option in QWUtilities. The Move function is used to move, or archive, data from one Quality Window application into another Quality Window application. In order to use the Move function a Quality Window View must be pre-defined.   Options Description Keep Selected Data and Move Unselected Data to Archive Template The […]


Runtime Errors in Quality Window 5 and QWXL3

Runtime errors in Quality Window 5 and QWXL3 do happen on occasion. The most frequently reported runtime error is “429 ActiveX component can’t create object”. This error can occur in a number of different scenarios with the most common being product installation problems or a shared file being unregistered or uninstalled by another software product. The 429 error […]


How do I update my QW with a maintenance release?

Maintenance releases of the Quality Window products are placed on the Busitech.com Website periodically. All maintenance releases are free of charge to registered users of the Quality Window Products. It is important that all users at a site are using the maintenance release of the product. Before updating your version you should verify with your […]


How do I turn on Transaction logging and view the change log?

Transaction logging for a Quality Window application is activated using QWAdmin. QW stores this data in ASCII comma delimited format that matches the order and format of the variables as defined in QWAdmin.  The current value of each variable is stored in this file whether it has changed or not.  At the end of each […]


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