Step 2. Configure Job Fields

Note: This step is required the first time you use the Broadcast Queue Manager. After that, you will only need to open it to modify the list of job fields.

You can categorize jobs to help users identify groups of jobs that are printed by the Broadcast Queue Manager. You enter names based on your project's Tracker attributes and extended attribute names.

  1. Click Home Page on the Broadcast Queue Manager menu bar.

  2. Select Configure Fields.

A Configure Job Fields page displays.

  1. Enter a name in the New Field field.

  2. Click Add Field.

A message asks you if you are sure you want to configure.

  1. Click OK.

The field name is added to the genFld.cfg file that is in the Program Files\GE Fanuc\Proficy CIMPLICITY directory.

Configure Job Fields features are as follows.



Field name (1, 2, 3...)

Names for the job categories. Names can be Tracker attributes or extended attributes.

When you do a search to find specific forms, you can enter criteria for one of these fields.

Important: Field names cannot have spaces.


A Tracker attribute is COLOR

You enter COLOR as a field in the Configure Job Fields box.

You can then search for printed, historic and/or archived forms that contain selected colors, e.g. all forms in which COLOR = BLUE.


Check to delete the corresponding field when you click Modify/Delete.


Click to do the following.

Update the system with changes made to a Field Name field.

Delete fields that have the Delete check box checked.

New Field

Enter a Tracker attribute or extended attribute in the field that is not already on the list.

Important: Names cannot have spaces.

Add Field

Click to add the entered name to the:

List in the Broadcast Queue Manager

GenFld.cfg file in the project's RCO directory.

More information

Broadcast Queue Manager User Interface.