Registry Dispatch Classic/Day Board Status Colors (sys-dispatchboard-colors-status)

This registry entry controls background color of the default Classic and Day Board cells based on the technician status (e.g., onsite, waiting service, travel, etc.) of the work order.


Statuses that are not specified in this entry will retain the default background color of the cell.

Testing Your Registry Entries
The system does not verify the validity of registry entries. Be sure to test your registry entries after completing them to verify that they are functioning correctly. You will need to close and reopen the Dispatch Board to see this registry take effect.

Related Registry Entries:

Remove Statuses from Dispatch Board's Status List and Control Load of Work Orders

Save Settings by User by Board, Retain all Filter Ranges, enable Unavailable Techs

Registry Entry to Set Color Coding on Lower Section of DBoard

Registry Entry to Set Dispatch Board Colors by Priority

Registry Entry Classic/Day Board Service Zone Color Coding

Registry Entry Classic/Day Board Workcode Colors

Warn or Error if Date Scheduled Set to Past Date

Important Fields:



Specify Status Colors

 Setting Key: statusId Setting Value: color:Custom

where statusId is replaced by a log type id and color is replaced by the Windows color map index.

Important Note: all registry options that use the color functionality must be correctly configured or a system primitive error will appear when the Dispatch Board is opened. These entries will NOT be ignored if an ‘x’ is placed in from of them to temporarily disable them.

A. Verify that the registry has been saved.

B. To enter the index number, enter all information up to the word Custom. For example, to set the status with a log type id of travel, you would type travel=color:

C. After entering the colon: double-click on the line to display the Windows color selector palette, click on the desired color and then click OK.

Valid log type (status) Id’s include:

Billed  cancelled  completed

credit hold hold  invoice ready

invoice review invoiceapproved invoicedisputed

on break  onsite  quote approved

scheduled travel  unacknowledged

wait paperwork wait custapprvl wait dispapprvl

waiting parts waiting quote waiting service

work declined