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General articles on different functions in TM Master.

  • Pre-warning for jobs

    If you want to get a pre-warning for a job before it's due, it's possible to input a pre-warning value on the job. this can be for both jobs with a date interval or an hour interval. The value you ent...

  • User rights definitions

    Note: This article is updated with user rights that currently exist in the 2.662 version of TM Master. This should contain most of the user rights in older versions as well. See attached document for ...

  • How updating of running hours for sub-components works in TM Master

    Some of your components, due to their complexity and size, may be organized in several different sub groups and contain hundreds of smaller bits and pieces. A good example for such a component is a ve...

  • Exceptions in Windows Firewall

    On some installations, we've experienced the need to create exceptions in Windows Firewall for Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Browser to allow the server to accept incoming connection attempts from the ...

  • Unit group access control

    In the 2.655 version and later, there is a new function called Unit group access control. This setting can be turned on with the following checkbox under System -> Settings -> General: Please note tha...

  • Import large number of order lines from Excel in to a new draft in TM Master

    It is possible to import a large number of order lines from our Excel template document directly in to your TM Master database, saving you time and effort by not needing to create each order line manu...

  • I get a message saying that TM Master is "Not responding".

    Actually, the Not responding message is a standard Windows message for all Windows programs that appears as soon as the program is busy for whatever reason and cannot be interacted with. You might hav...

  • "Last updated" column is red in PO module

    The Last updated column in the PO module: only shows when the last order update has come in from a specific vessel. This will turn red after no update within 7 days. If you have any red dates, this is...

  • Difference between the office and the vessel

    If you experience a difference in data between the office and the vessel, this may be a difference in the number of jobs in the due list, number of orders, recent job history, etc., then this is most ...

  • TM Master Rules and Regulations interpretation for Time Sheet

    STCW Manila Amendments Exception Explanation   The standard rules stated for STCW 2010 are All persons who are assigned duty as officer in charge of a watch or as a rating forming part of a watch and ...