VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Display settings of a Diary View

This page lists all the settings to display a Events view.

The parameters of the other views are available on the following pages:

Access

There are two possibilities to configure the display settings of a diary view:

  • Go in the Global settings > Click on Predefined view > Choose the view > Display settings:

  • Right-click on the vp5_boutton_paramaffichage.jpg button which is located in the heading of the view.

In both case, a window with four tabs appears:

Diary tab

This tab is dedicated to the settings of the planner grid.

The settings that are taking into account are:

Daily calendar

Choose, among the existing daily calendars, the one which will lead the background colour of the diary grid.

This calendar is not necessarily the calendar of the resources on the view.

Hourly calendar

Choose, among the existing hourly calendars, the one which will lead the background colour of the diary grid. It is also possible to create a new calendar by clicking on the Edition button.

This calendar is not necessarily the calendar of the resources on the view.

Font

The font of the header can be modified in this field.

Display mode

The Diary view has always the days horizontally and the hours vertically.

There are three display modes of the Diary view. These modes allows to refine the signification of the column of the view:

  • Daily Mode, (the view contains only one column, the column of the treated day)
  • Weekly Mode, (the view contains seven columns corresponding to the days of a week - monday to sunday)
  • or Finely worked week Mode. (the view contains five columns corresponding to the finely worked days of a week - monday to friday)

Within a monthly Diary view , maxium three duration bar are displayed. The effect is a superposition of events.

Display hourly calendars

This checkbox allows to choose if the hourly calendars must be visible or not.

Non working hours

This checkbox, if checked, allows to show the hours of which the type of period is non working.

Start Hour

It is the first hour of the day displayed in the planner.

This start hour is useful when the Non working hours option is desactivated.

This start hour has no link with hourly calendars.

End Hour

It is the last hour of the day displayed in the planner.

This end hour is useful when the Non working hours option is desactivated.

This end hour has no link with hourly calendars.

Background color

It is possible to choose the background colour of the view.

This colour is applied to the days and hours which belong to the period type without any colour.

Events tab

This tab is dedicated to the duration bar settings.

The settings that are taken into account in the duration bar display are the listed below.

Dimension for border color

This list allows to choose the dimension which will lead the border color of the duration bars.

Border thickness

The border thickness can be specified by modifying the numeric value of the thickness.

Dimension for background color

The background color of the duration bar can be:

  • united if only one dimension is chosen for the color
  • multicoloured if several dimensions are chosen for the color.

The button opens the following window:

Fixed height

Check this box to give to all events the same height.

Font

By clicking on the left button, the setting window of the font is opened.

Text on duration bars

To choose the entities to be displayed, Click on […] on the Text on duration bars field. All the entities of VISUAL PLANNING are listed in the window that appears.

The drop down list allows to filter by type the available entities.

To add an entity, Select the entity in the left part and move it to the right part via the passing arrows.

It is possible to sort the datas on the duration bar via the sort arrows.

Only one label would be displayed in duration bar even if many properties are selected.

Display titles

This checkbox, if checked, allows to display the titles of the wording on the duration bar.

Position

It is possible to choose the position of the texts relative to the duration bar.

The different choices are:

  • Left,
  • Right,
  • Center,
  • Extern. In this case, the texts are visible outside the duration bar, on its right.

Always visible

Check this box to display the icon even if the duration bar is smaller than the icon.

Position of icons

One or more icons can be displayed on the duration bar.

These icons can be placed:

  • on the left
  • or on the right of the duration bar.

Dimensions of icons

One or more dimensions can be chosen to carry the event icons.

The button opens the following window:

To do so, just drag&drop from the left to the right via the following arrows:

Linked Event Filter

It is possible to display the linked events of dependant dimensions.

The choice of an event filter allows to select the events to display from the selected dimensions of the resource's headings of the dimension of the view.

The possible choices are :

  • (All),
  • Customized,
  • Select a public event filter,
  • Select a private event filter.

Display extra events

To display extra events, it is necessary to choose the resource's headings belonging to the active diary view.

Display the progress bar

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To show the progress on the duration bar, check this case.

Progress color

The color of the progress bar can be chosen by a Left-click on the color.

The colour pallet is then opened.

Urgent Color

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The Urgent color represents the Urgency state of the event.

It is visible:

  • in the progress bar color
  • or in the border color

It is only useful when the realisation is a manual action. Indeed, the automatic realisation does not qualify an event as urgent.

The color of Urgency can be changed by a Left-click on the color.

The colour pallet is then opened.

Labels sorting

It is possible to sort the events of a resource according to one or several selected heading(s).

Ascending sort

Once checked, this check box determines an ascending sort of the events. If not checked, the events is in a descending order.

Tooltips as duration bars

The informations on the duration bar can be different from those in the tooltips, by uncheking this box.

Text of tooltips

If the previous box is unchecked, the texts of the tooltips can be modified.

The button opens the following window:

Choose in the left window the text to display in the tooltips by moving them form the left to the right via the passing arrows.

The datas can be sorted on the duration bar via the sort arrows.

Printing tab

This tab allows to define the printing settings for the view. (c.f. Print a view)

Adjusting

It permits to adjust the print to the page, the height, the width.

The height of rows is adjusted to the maximum height of the existing rows.

Only table mode allows adjustment. This concerns:

  • Event view, Table mode
  • Resource view, Table mode
  • Event report view, Table mode

It permits to define the page footer of the print:

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The following buttons allow to define predefined informations:

  • : Page number
  • : Number of pages
  • : Date of printing
  • : Time of printing
  • : Name of the planner
  • : Name of the view
  • : Name of the user
  • : Name of the group

It is also possible to directly fill a specific text by entering directly into the desired zone

It permits to define the page header of the print:

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The following buttons allow to define predefined informations:

  • : Page number
  • : Number of pages
  • : Date of printing
  • : Time of printing
  • : Name of the planner
  • : Name of the view
  • : Name of the user
  • : Name of the group

It is also possible to directly fill a specific text by entering directly into the desired zone

Page Settings

The following window appears where you can define the default page setting for the selected view.

Mise en page

In this window, you specify the characteristics of the layout.

This definition of the page settings can be saved as a favorite display.

It should then click on OK to confirm.

Check this box allows to display the logo at the top left in the print result.

The logo is an image file that can be displayed in the print result.

This image is unique for all the planning.

Click on […] to browse the folders and select an image file.

Synchronization tab

The synchronization of a view consists in defining the characteristics which will be dependent on the other views.

  • Date: this checkbox allows to synchronize the date of the diary with the date of the other views.
  • Filters: this option allows to synchronize different events, resources filters to the Diary view
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