VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Event Value Heading

DEFINITION

This is a dimension heading type

A heading of this type can associate to a resource, a value of one of its events.

This value can be:

  • The start date
  • The end date
  • The duration in hours
  • The duration in days
  • The load in days
  • The load in hours
  • The load
  • The name of a resource (identification headings)
  • A heading of the form
  • A valuation item
  • The valuation item total
  • The creation date
  • The last modification date
  • The login of the user who made the creation,
  • The login of the user who made the last modification.

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 OK.

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

Characteristics of an Attachment heading are the following:

Name

This is the heading's name.

Description

This is the heading's optional description.

Type

The type is Event value.

Persistence

This box, if it is checked, defines the heading as persistent.

c.f. Persistence heading

Editable

This box, if it is checked, allows to modify the event value which is represented directly. The box takes the value from the corresponding resource heading. c.f. Modify the heading value

Event value

This is the event value to represent in th heading.

  • Event - Start date,
  • Event - End date,
  • Event - Duration in hours,
  • Event - Duration in days,
  • Event - Load in days,
  • Event - Load in hours,
  • Event - Load,
  • Resource name (Identification headings)
  • Resource headings (except multi-line, boolean and non persistent)
  • Forms - Headings,
  • Valuation item - Total,
  • Total of valuation items,
  • History - Creation date,
  • History - Modification date,
  • History - Created by,
  • History - Modified by.

Event

This is to select, depending on its start date, the event in the set defines in the filter below.

  • the First of all
  • or the Last of all

Display format

This is the way to visualise this heading in all VISUAL PLANNIG's window.

Scheduling

This is the criteria which defines the first or the last event. (c.f. Event above)

Possible choices are:

  • Start date
  • End date
  • Creation date
  • Modification date

Event filter

This filter allows to define the event type to take in consideration in the heading.

This can be:

Period

The Period is the period on which the control column is applied: c.f. Time period

If an event is not entirely into the period, only the part of the event that matches the period is calculated.

Type of intersection

The Type of intersection is chosen between the following values:

  • Intersect the period
  • Cover the period
  • Are included in the period
  • Start in the period
  • End in the period

Clicking date

The Clicking date option allows to choose the period with a click.

Period according to the time

This check box allows, if checked, to use the period defined above (only slipping period) and the mouse click. This click represents the fulcrum of the period.

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.
(c.f. precautions to take when modifying the settings)

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

The following lower part is then activated :

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

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.
(c.f. precautions to take when modifying the settings)

Deleting a heading is irreversible.

c.f Delete a heading

USE

Visualization

These heading's are visualized as all the others: c.f heading's visualization

Modify an event

For a given resource, the modification of an event is linked to this heading. The heading value is then automaticaly modified.

Modify a heading value

If the box editable is checked,the modification of this heading also modifies the eventwhich is linked to yhe heading by the heading value.

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