VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Daily Pattern

DEFINITION

This is a hourly set of Daily pattern period types.

A Daily pattern represents a week (from Monday to Sunday) on which each day has a type of period.

These daily patterns are combined in order to create Daily calendars which will be assigned to resources and creation rules.

Example :

A simple daily pattern with two period types : Type 1 (Worked) et Type 2 (Unworked).

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Frday Saturday Sunday
Type 1 Type 1 Type 1 Type 1 Type 1 Type 2 Type 2
Worked Worked Worked Worked Worked Unworked Unworked

SETTINGS

Create a Daily Pattern

In the Global Settings panel, Click on Calendars > Right Click on Daily pattern > Create Daily pattern

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The lower part is then activated:

Then it is necessary to precise:

Name

This is the Daily Pattern name

Description

Yhis the optional Daily Pattern description

History

This is the last modification date/hour of the Daily Pattern and the user login who made it. This property is automatically updated.

Weekdays

It is necessary to define period types associated with weekdays.

By clicking on the right button, the following window opens:

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cf. Period types

Modify a Daily pattern

The modification of a Daily Pattern involves an important change in the planner's architecture.

It is a powerful act of setting which should not be made without consideration. (cf. precautions to take when modifying the settings)

The modification of Daily Pattern is realized by selecting the model in the Global Settings panel, then in the lower part of the window, it is nessary to change the settings (cf. Create a Daily Pattern)

This modification can be cancelled if VISUAL PLANNING is still opened. Events are then removed to their original position. (cf. Undo / Redo)

Delete a Daily Pattern

The deletion of a Daily Pattern involves an important change in the planner's architecture.

It is a powerful act of setting which should not be made without consideration. (cf. precautions to take when modifying the settings)

Deleting a pattern is via the Global Settings panel by selecting the Daily Pattern and then performing a Right click on the Daily Pattern > Delete .

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You can not delete a default Daily Pattern.

Deleting a Daily Pattern is irreversible.

USE

Assign to a Daily Calendar

After setting the daily pattern, it is necessary to assign it to a daily calendar:

  • Either as a default daily Pattern,
  • Either as a Daily Pattern on an additional time period.

cf. Daily Pattern

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