User Preferences

Configure User Preferences

You can configure your preferences for GE Digital APM.


  1. In the module navigation menu, go to User Preferences.

    In the Legacy Predix APM module navigation menu, this menu option is labeled My Preferences and is located in the menu that appears when you select your user name.

    The My Preferences page appears.
  2. Select the Display tab.
  3. As needed, enter the values in the following fields.
    Field Name Description
    Asset Display NameDisplays the name of the asset based on the following options:
    • GE: Displays the asset name. By default, this option is selected.
    • Customer: Displays the alias name of the asset that you provided.
    Culture SettingIdentifies your preferred culture setting. This setting determines the date and number formats that are displayed when you sign in to GE Digital APM.
    LanguageDetermines the display language. By default, US English is selected. You can select your preferred language from one of the following options:
    • Chinese (Simplified)
    • Dutch (Netherlands)
    • French (France)
    • German (Germany)
    • Italian (Italy)
    • Japanese
    • Polish
    • Portuguese (Brazil)
    • Russian
    • Spanish (Spain)
    • US English
    System of MeasureDetermines the system of measure. By default, None is selected.

    Based on the values that are configured in the Systems of Measure Configuration section of the Tenant Preferences page, you can select your preferred system of measures from the drop-down list box.

    TimeZoneDetermines the time zone of your asset. By default, (UTC) Coordinated Universal Time is selected.

    You can select your preferred time zone from the drop-down list box.

    If you select Site Local as your preferred time zone, all the date or time values will be converted to the time zone of your asset.

    • The selected time zone affects only GE Digital APM.
    • Any selected time zone that observes daylight savings automatically observes the local time.
  4. Select Save.
    A message appears, indicating that the changes will take effect after you log out and then log in to the application.
  5. Select OK.
  6. Select the Notification Rules tab.
  7. To add an alert rule or a case rule, in the Alert Rules or Case Rules section, select , respectively, and then perform the following steps:
    1. Select Select a trigger, and then select Alert Created or Case Created for alert rules and case rules, respectively.
    2. Select Edit.
      The Select Criteria window appears.
    3. As needed, enter the criteria for a filter, and then select Save.
      The criteria you specified is saved.
    To delete an alert rule or a case rule, in the Alert Rules or Case Rules section, select respectively.
    Note: Notifications are sent to the email address displayed in the Notification Methods section.
  8. Select the SmartSignal Chart and Marker Settings tab.
  9. In the Plotting Preferences section, select one of the options:
    • Date and Time (default)

      To view the SmartSignal charts in the date and time mode. This option is selected by default.

    • Points

      To view the SmartSignal charts in the points mode.

    A message appears, stating that the setting has been saved.
    • For the changes to be applied, you must sign out and then sign in to the application.
    • This setting affects only the default analysis view from an alert and when you create an ad hoc analysis template. The setting in a saved template overrides the user preferences.