VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Hour Date heading

DEFINITION

This is a type of heading for a dimension or a form.

A date/hour heading has a display format and eventually a default value.

SETTINGS

Create a heading

To create a Heading, 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 Hour Date Heading are the following:

Name

This is the heading's name.

Description

This is the heading's optional description.

Heading type

The Hour Date type is defined. This can not be modified.

Index

If this box is checked, the heading is indexed in the database.

Warning

Index the headings is really useful in some cases.

We strongly recommend to contact the Support of STILOG I.S.T. whether manipulations of this type are needed.

Default Value

A default value can be used to the creation of a new resource (resource heading case) or event (heading form case). It is possible to leave empty this value.

Prohibit default value

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

Today creation date

This box, if checked, allows to fill the heading with the creation date of the resource.

Display format

This is the heading visualization in VISUAL PLANNING.

Formats are the following:

Format Example
dd/MM/yyyy15/03/2010
EEEE dd MMMM yyyyMonday 15 March 2010
MM/dd/yy03/15/10
yyyy-MM-dd2010-03-15
dd/MM/yyyy HH:mm15/03/2010 20:50
dd/MM/yyyy h:mm a15/03/2010 8:50 PM
EEEE dd MMMM yyyy HH:mmMonday 15 March 2010 20:50
EEEE dd MMMM yyyy h:mm aMonday 15 March 2010 8:50 PM
dd/MM HH:mm 15/03 20:50
dd/MM h:mm a 15/03 8:50 PM
dd/MM/yy HH:mm 15/03/10 20:50
dd/MM/yy h:mm a 15/03/10 8:50 PM
dd MMMM yyyy HH:mm 15 March 2010 20:50
dd MMMM yyyy h:mm a 15 March 2010 8:50 PM
MM/dd/yy HH:mm 03/15/10 20:50
MM/dd/yy h:mm a 03/15/10 8:50 PM
MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm 03/15/2010 20:50
MM/dd/yyyy h:mm a 03/15/2010 8:50 PM
yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm 2010-03-15 20:50
yyyy-MM-dd h:mm a 2010-03-15 8:50 PM
HH:mm 20:50
h:mm a 8:50 PM
dd.MM.yyyy 15.03.2010
dd.MM.yyyy HH:mm 15.03.2010 20:50

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 following 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

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USE

Visualization

These headings are visualized as all the others: cf. heading's visualization

Enter a value

A Hour Date Heading is used as Small Calendar

Use by other features

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