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Creating a Launch in Context entry

Creating a Launch in Context entry specifies the Meridian Explorer URL to open in the browser, how it should be opened, and a name to show in Maximo.

To create a Launch in Context entry:

  1. In Maximo, click Go To, point to System Configuration, point to Platform Configuration, and click Launch in Context. The Launch Entries filter page appears.
  2. Click New Launch Entry . An empty Launch Entry page appears.
  3. Type options using the descriptions in the following table.
Launch in Context entry options



Launch Entry Name

The internal name of the launch entry, for example, AMMASSET.

Console URL

The Meridian Explorer URL, including search parameters that use substitution variables as described in Composing view URLs.

Target Browser Window

One of the following options:

  • _usecurrent – Use the current browser window
  • _blank – Use a new browser window (default)
  1. Click Save Launch Entry .
  2. Repeat steps 1 to 3 for each Maximo application in which you want a pushbutton or menu option to appear.

Related concepts

Integrating with Maximo 7

Related tasks

Creating a signature option

Adding a pushbutton

Adding a menu option

Granting access to a security group

Testing the integration