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The Work Order List displays all work orders entered into Total Office Manager. This form makes it easy to quickly locate a work orders for viewing or editing. Use this form to create a new record or select a record to edit, delete, inactivate. You have the ability to filter and sort these records in many different ways.

Form Access

  • From the main menu, click Company | Work Order List or

Work Order List File Path
Work Order List File Path
  • Click the drop-down arrow just right of the Add New Work Order toolbar button. (Hint: the button has a hammer on it.  Think of it as “hammering out a new work order”.

Work Order List Toolbar
Work Order List Toolbar

Field Definitions

Work Order List
Work Order List

Number –

This refers to the work order number that was assigned to the record.

Cust:Job –

This refers to the cust:job that the work order was created for.

Date –

The Date the work order is/was scheduled for.

Start Time –

The scheduled starting time of the work order.

Duration –

The amount of time (in minutes) allotted for the work order.

Status –

The status of the work order (scheduled, not-scheduled, completed).

Priority –

The priority of the work order. (High, Medium, Low)



  1. Open the form and sort and filter the list if desired.
  2. To create a new work order, right-click anywhere in the list and choose New Work Order from the pop-up menu.
  3. To edit a work order, right-click on it and choose Edit Work Order from the pop-up menu.
  4. To delete a work order, right-click on it and choose Delete Work Order from the pop-up menu.
  5. To cancel a work order, right-click on it and choose Mark as Canceled from the pop-up menu (we recommend this instead of deleting a work order).


  • You can delete or inactivate multiple records. To highlight multiple work orders, press and hold your CTRL key and click each record. You may also select a range of work orders by highlighting the first record in that range, pressing and holding your left Shift key, and clicking the last record in that range.
  • Remember that you can change the order of the columns by dragging to the preferred location on the grid.
  • Right-click within the list to select form preferences. Speed up performance by unchecking any unnecessary form that a user doesn’t need immediate access to see.

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