VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Text Heading

DEFINITION

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

The Text type allows to write in a field all the text that is expected.

It can take a Default value.

SETTING

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

The lower part of Global Settings is then activated:

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

This setting is also accessible by another entry point (c.f Global Settings).

Characteristics of a Text heading are the following:

Name

This is the heading's name.

Description

This is the heading's optional description.

Heading type

The Text 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 for the creation of a new resource or event.

It is possible to set this value with the global variables of the user:

  • $USERNAME
  • $GROUPNAME
  • $USEREMAIL
  • $USERFULLNAME

Prohibit default value

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

Number of characters

The maximum number of characters for a Text heading is 255.

The modification of this setting can not be done if several users are connected.

Format

A format permits to check if the entered value is correct.

The possible formats are the following:

  • Zip code
  • 10-digit phone
  • E-mail
  • Start with a capital letter
  • All in capital letter

These formats follow the standard REGEX.

It is possible to create other formats by changing the REGEX formula directly in the text box.

To know more about REGEX format, refer to one of the many online documentation.

For example :

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 activated.

Then, modify the characteristics (cf. Create a heading) and Validate by clicking on the OK button.

If the modification should not be taken into account, 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

These headings are displayedlike all the others: cf. visual information

Check the format

When creating/modifying a resource/event, the Text heading are checked. Only values which respect the format can be validated.

Completion

It is possible to visualize the list of values for a Text heading. This list depends on the user's permissions. To see it, click on Ctrl + Space in the edition window of the heading.

Use by other functions

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