This screen is used to create/edit/view the Work Lists. These together with the views (see Organisation|Worklist View) determine how the Workflow|Scheduling screen works and also to control what screens are presented as part of the check-in process. See also the note at the bottom about * as the default task type.

The fields are as follows:
Name - the name of the work list
Description - serves to clarify the name
Max Slots - the maximum number of slots in the work list, ie how many entries it can contain. For normal 'list of jobs' work lists this can be left at the default of 100. However, if your work list represents some limited commodity such as the number of boarding kennels, then you should set the Max Slots to this.  
Active - uncheck this box to deactivate the work list. Note that if you do deactivate a work list because it is no longer needed, then you should also remove this work list from any work list views in which it is used, otherwise the Workflow|Work Lists screen will happily display and let you use a work list that has been deactivated.
Use All Templates - uncheck this box if you want to limit the list of document templates presented for selection at check-in time. You will then need to use the Templates tab to define which templates are to be displayed for selection, and if none are defined then the document selection step will be skipped. If the box is checked, then all suitable templates will be displayed for selection. Note that even if you do want to be able to select from all available templates, you may want to uncheck this box and list all the templates in the Templates tab because you can then control the order so that the most commonly used one are listed first.
Input Weight - uncheck this box if you do not want the Weight recording window to be displayed as part of the checkin process.

Views tab - used to set the Work List Views which this Work List is included in

Task Types tab - as shown below, this is used to view, add and delete the Task Types that are valid for this work list.

The fields are as follows:
Task Type - the task type
No of Slots - this field is not currently used by the system (every task type uses one slot in the work list irrespective of anything you set here)
Default - check this box if this is the default task type

Templates tab - as shown below, this is used to view, add and delete the Templates that are valid for this work list - ie those that will be suggested for use when the check-in is done.

As you can see you can add, delete and modify the list of templates, and also change the order in which they are listed (so that the most common one can be put at the top of the list).


Note that in order to enable the quickest possible selection of the Task Type on the Workflow/Work Lists screen, you should define an task type "*" (description 'unspecified') and make this the default.  When you do the check-in, this will get set as the task type, and can generally be left as is BECAUSE the Notes field of the worklist entry gets automatically set to the Appointment Reason + the Appointment Notes.  However, if you do want to set a specific Task Type, you can just edit the Worklist entry and press the Task Type binoculars to show the available types (and all available types will be displayed because * acts as a wildcard mean 'show all'). 

If you don't like this approach, then be sure to set the default task type for the worklist to the most common task, so that most of the time you don't need to change it.

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