VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Shifting

DEFINITION

Shifting event allows to change the start date of an event selection.

This feature is particularly useful for a shift on a large time interval.

USE

After making a Selection of one or more events, shift is available.

Drag'n drop

It is quite possible to make this shift by drag and drop in a schedule view.

This change is especially suitable in the case of shifting on a short term period.

If the resources of the event are changed during the drag'n drop, then the creation rule are re-applied.

The modification may not be possible depending on:

Event Properties

By right-clicking the event > Properties or a Double-click the event, it is possible to change the start date that causes a modification.

In the case of a multiple selection, all events are set to the same start date.

Resources are not changed and therefore the rules of creation are not recalculated.

The shift may not be possible depending on:

Shift

Finally, it is possible to make this move by a dedicated functionality.

Resources are not changed and therefore the rules of creation are not recalculated.

The shift may not be possible depending on:

To use this feature, you must perform a Right click on a selection of events> Shift.

The following window will appear:

The choice list Shit can take two values ​​for two different behavior:

  • On the interval.
  • To a date.

On the interval

This allows you to shift all selected events on a similar time interval.

The time difference between events is preserved unless the calendars needs to change it.

In this case, you must specify:

  • Direction of shifting:
    • Backward.
    • Forward.
  • Number of days.
  • Number of hours (only for hourly events).
  • Number of minutes (only for hourly events).
  • Worked or not.

To a date

This allows you to shift all selected events to the same start date.

This feature is identical to change the start date in the properties window of the event.

In this case, you must specify:

  • Start day.
  • Start hour (only for hourly events).
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