VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Multiple Choice Heading

DEFINITION

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

A Multiple choice Heading allows to define some values to a resource or an event.

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 a Multiple Choice List Heading are the following:

Name

This is the heading's name.

Description

This is the heading's optional description.

Type

The type is Multiple Choice List. It can not be modified.

Default Value

A default value can be used for the creation of a new resource or event.

List of Value

The possible values are the following:

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Add a value in the list

To add a value in the list, simply click on Enter a value.

Modify an element of the list

To change the value of a list , simply click on the value and modify the existing value.

Delete an element of the list

To delete an element, simply click on the value and select the button Delete.

Sort the elements of the list
  • To automatically sort all values in the list, simply click on the Sort button.
  • It is possible to make an manual sort by using the blue arrows.

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Paste elements from clipboard

After making a Copy in an external application, it is possible to paste the entire list by clicking on the Paste button. The values are added like new elements in the list.

Example: OPENOFFICE, MICROSOFT WORD, MICROSOFT EXCEL

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 sttings 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.

cf. 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

The visual representation of a horizontal multiple-choice list is done by the | character as below:

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cf. visual information

Enter values to a resource

In the resource properties window : Right click on a resource > Modify

or in the event properties window: Right click on an event > Modify > Form tab

Select the chosen values:

To make a mutiple selection, it is necessary to click on the Ctrl button on the clipboard.

Use by other features

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