VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Duplication

DEFINITION

Duplication allows to repeat, copy and paste one or several data from the planning.

It is possible to duplicate:

DUPLICATION OF EVENTS

Copy-paste a selection of event(s)

After a selection of one or several events, it is possible to duplicate.

This duplication can be made on other resources, other dates, within the same view or in another view.

To do:

  1. Right click on the selection of events > Copy.
  2. Click where you want to paste > Paste.

It is also possible to use keyboard shortcuts:

  1. After selecting one or more events: Ctrl + C.
  2. Click where you want to paste > Ctrl + V.

Duplicate a selection of events

After a selection of one or several events, it is possible to duplicate.

To do:

  1. Right click on the selection of events > Duplicate.
  2. Click OK.

Duplication of events by drag & drop

It is possible to duplicate an event by holding the SHIFT key on the keyboard, then performing a drag and drop of the event on another date or another resource.

This feature is only available in the schedule view.

Repeat events horizontally

It is possible to repeat over the time a selection of one or several events.

To do it, Right click on the selection of events > Repeat > Horizontally.

The following window will appear:

Every

It is the repetition period. This period may be a number of:

  • Year.
  • Month.
  • Week.
  • Day.
  • Half-Day.
  • Third-Day.
  • Quarter-Day.
  • Hour.
  • Half-hour.
  • 15 minutes.
  • 10 minutes.
  • 5 minutes.

Working

The box Working allows, if checked, to specify that the period specified above relates only to working days.

Same day

The box Same day allows, if checked, to repeat All the months the same day of the month.

Example: All the first Monday of the Month.

Repeat until

This is to specify the end date of the repetition. It is not necessary to specify the number of repetitions.

Number of repetitions

This is to specify the number of repetitions. It is not necessary to specify the end date of repetitions.

Settings

It is possible to select a few features that may not be repeated in the new events created.

This features are:

Working events

In case of a repetition of at least one working event, it is necessary to specify the behavior that should be taken in the horizontal repeat.

Three possibilities are available when a working event should be created in a non-working period:

  • Skip non working periods.
  • Move them to the next working period.
  • Move them to the previous working period.

Vertical events repeat

In the schedule view, it is possible to repeat on the other visible resources, a selection of one or several events.

To do this, Right click on the selection of events > Repeat > Vertically.

The following window will appear:

Settings

It is possible to set some features that can be repeated in the new events.

This features are:

DUPLICATION OF A RESOURCE

To do this, Right click on the resource to duplicate > Duplicate.

The following message will appear:

It is necessary to specify if the events of the initial resource should be duplicated or not.

Depending on the answer:

  • Yes: The resource is duplicated with the events.
  • No: The resource is duplicated without the events.

DUPLICATION OF A VIEW

To do this, Click on Settings > Global Settings > Predefined views > Right click on the view to duplicate > Duplicate:

The following window will appear:

cf. Resources view

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