VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Distance heading

DEFINITION

This is a heading type of a form.

The “distance” heading possesses a display format.

SETTINGS

Create heading

In Global Settings

  • Right click on the form's name > Create heading > Choose heading type

Before creating the heading, it is necessarily to create the form.

The panel on the bottom side of the Global Settings is then activated:

The next step is the definition of the different features of the heading, then click OK.

The settings are also accessible within the block (c.f. Global Settings).

A Distance heading has the following characteristics:

Name

It is the name of the heading.

Description

It is an optional description of the heading.

Start location

This is the GeoLocation type heading which will represent the start location for calculating the distance.

Arrival location

This is the GeoLocation type heading which will represent the arrival location for calculating the distance.

Unit

This is the distance unit : Kilometer or Mile

Display format This is the format for displaying the heading. Several formats are available:

Format Example
0.0012.00
012

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 it in the Global settings panel.

The lower part of the panel is then activated.

Then it is necessary to modify the characteristics (c.f. Create 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.

c.f. Modify a Heading

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 headings are displayed like all the others: cf. heading's visualization.

Event creation

A distance heading does not need any particular use.

When an event is created, the distance heading (within a form) will automatically receive a value, function of its settings.

The user can only visualize the heading's value in the event's editor.

Use by other features

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