VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Boolean heading

DEFINITION

This is a heading's type for a dimension or a form.

The Boolean is binary and is represented by a checkbox.

He can have a Default value.

These headings can be used in Autofiltering, except for the forms.(cf. Autofiltering)

SETTINGS

Create a heading

To create a Heading, you must go to Global Settings panel:

  • Right click on the chosen dimension's name> Create heading
  • or Right click on the chosen form's name> Create heading

The lower part of Global Settings is then activated:

Specify the characteristics of the heading, then confirm by clicking on OK.

These settings are also accessible by another entry point (c.f Global Settings).

Characteristics of a Boolean heading are the following:

Name

This is the heading's name.

Description

This is the heading's optional description.

Type

The type is Boolean. It can not be modified.

Default value

A heading's default value is necessary. It will be used at the creation of a new resource (heading resource case) or event (heading form case).

Prohibit default value

If this box is checked, the user must fill the heading's value but he can't use the default value.

Autofiltering

This box allows, if it is checked, to submit the heading to autofiltering. This option is not available for the forms.

cf. Autofiltering

Modify a heading

The modification of a Heading 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 a heading is done by selecting Global settings in the heading's panel.

The lower part is then activated.

Then it is necessary to modify the characteristics (cf. Create a heading), then Validate by clicking on the OK button.

If the modification should not be taken into account, you must click on the Restore button.

Delete a heading

The deletion of a Heading 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 heading is irreversible.

cf. Delete a heading

USE

Display

These heading's are displayed like all the others: cf. Visual inforrmation

Enter a value

In resources and events properties windows, you can modify the value:

Two cases:

  • checked :
  • unchecked :

Research criteria and filters

These headings can be sorted like the others: cf. Research criteria and filters

Moreover, they allow to use Automatic filters.

Use by other functions

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