VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Display settings of an Events 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 an Events 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 three tabs appears.

Events list tab

The settings that are taking into account are:

Display mode

An Events view can be in the form of:

  • Details
  • Table
Details Mode
Table Mode

Period

Define the period on which will be displayed the events :

  • Free
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year

Display planner

This checkbox display a plannning :

Two news tabs also appear in the display settings :

This option is useful only with the table mode.

Dimensions colors

One or more dimensions can determine the color of the events.

The button allows to open the following window:

Then, choose in the left window the wordings that must appear in the pop-ups and slide them into the right via the passing arrows.

The color of the dimensions on the event can be sorted via the arrows of sort

Display short name

This check box gives the option of showing or not showing the dimensions' headings for the displayed headings.

Dimensions icons

The icons can represent one or more resources ​of the dimensions.

The button allows to open the following window:

Then choose in in the left window the wordings that must appear in the pop-ups and slide them into the right via the passing arrows.

The informations of the dimensions on the duration bar can be sorted via the arrows of sort

Labels

One or several headings can be seen for each event.

The button allows to open the following window:

Then choose in in the left window the labels that must appear in the tooltips and slide them into the right via the passing arrows.

The labels of the dimensions can be sorted via the arrows of sort.

Fonts

By clicking the […] button, the window for defining the font comes up:

You can choose:

  • a font
  • style (bold, italic)
  • a size

Schedule tab

This tab is displayed only with table mode and if Display planner is checked.

This tab is dedicated to set the features of the schedule grid :

Daily calendar

It consists in choosing among the existing daily calendars the one which will define the background colour of the planning grid. It is also possible to create a new daily calendar by clicking on this button: Edition

This calendar is not necessarily the calendar of one or more resources of the view.

Hourly calendar

It consists in choosing among the existing hourly calendars the one which will define the background colour of the planning grid. It is also possible to create a new hourly calendar by clicking on the button: Edition

This calendar is not necessarily the calendar of one or more resources of the view.

Column width

The numeric value that is seized here corresponds to the width (in pixels) of each column of the planner grid.

Font

By clicking the […] button, the window for defining the font comes up:

You can choose:

  • a font
  • style (bold, italic)
  • a size

Set to the current date

Check this box to set the favorite display opens to the current date.

Time scale

Select the time scale of the view.

Scroll

It is possible to define the scrolling method of the view when the scrolling arrows are used.

The different possibilities are:

  • Free: the schedule acts as a perpetual and continuous strip,
  • Day: the schedule is only visible day by day. The view always represents a whole day.
  • Week: the schedule is visible week by week. The view always represents a whole week.
  • Month: the schedule is visible month by month. The view always represents a whole month.
  • Year: the schedule is visible year by year. The view always represents a whole year.

Display hourly calendars

This check box allows to choose if the hourly calendars must be seen or not.

Non working days

This check box, if it is checked, allows to display the days that are defined as non working into the type of period.

Night hours

This check box allows to display or not the night hours.

These night hours are determined by the start hour and the end hour that are defined below.

Vertical grid

This check box allows to show or not the vertical grid on the planner.

Display weeks

This check box allows to display or not the weeks in front of the date on the planner. This option is useful when the time scale is in days or more.

Start hour

It is the first hour of the day on the planner.

This start hour is useful when the Display the night hours option is inactivated.

This start hour has no association with the hourly calendars.

End hour

It is the last hour of the day on the planner.

This end hour is useful when the Display the night hours option is inactivated.

This end hour has no association with the hourly calendars.

Background color

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

This color concerns the days and the hours which have a non-coloured type of period.

This choice also applies on the background color of the resources if nothing is specified.

This check box allows to determine if the links between events must be displayed in the view or not.

Most of these properties are also availables in the Menu Bar or with *Right click on the schedule header*.

Events tab

This tab is displayed only with table mode and if Display planner is checked.

This tab consists in the settings of the duration bar :

The settings are:

Dimension for border color

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This list allows to choose the resources of the dimension that will define the boarder color of the duration bar on the schedule.

The button allows to edit a dimension in order to modify his colour.

Border thickness

It is possible to specify the border thickness by modifying the numeric value of this thickness.

Dimensions for background color

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The background color of the duration bar can be:

  • default color
  • plain if only one dimension is chosen
  • multicoloured if several dimensions are chosen

The button allows to open the following window:

Then, choose in the left window the wordings that must appear in the pop-ups and slide them into the right via the passing arrows.

The color of the dimensions on the duration bar can be sorted via the arrows of sort

Fixed height

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

Font

By clicking the […] button, the window for defining the font comes up:

You can choose:

  • a font
  • style (bold, italic)
  • a size

Text on duration bars

To access to the choice of the datas, Click on […] in front of Text on Duration bars . All the datas that are in VISUAL PLANNING appear in the window.

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

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

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

On one line

This check box allows to define if the wording must be displayed:

  • On one line: the check box is checked
  • All the labels on the same line: the check box is unchecked

Separator

When all texts are on the same line, a separator is required.

Display titles

This check box allows to display the name of the texts on the duration bar, if it is checked.

Position

The position of the texts compared with the duration bar can be choosed.

The possible choices are:

  • Left,
  • Right,
  • Center,
  • External. In this case, the texts are visible outside the duration bar, on the 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 aligned:

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

Dimensions of icons

One or more dimensions can be chosen to display the icons of the events.

The window:

Then, choose in the left window the wordings that must appear in the pop-ups and slide them into the right via the passing arrows.

The icon of the dimensions on the duration bar can be sorted via the arrows of sort

Display the Progress bar

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To display the progress state on the duration bar, check this box.

Progress color

By a right-click on the color, the color of the progress bar can be modified.

The colour pallet is then opened.

Position of the bar

This choice list allows to define the position of the progress bar on the duration bar.

The choices are:

  • High
  • Center
  • Low

Urgent color

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The Urgent color represents the urgence state of the event.

It is visible:

  • as the color of the progress bar
  • or as the edge color

It is only useful if the realisation of the events is manually done. Indeed, the automatic realisation mode has no urgent event.

The color of the urgence state can be modified via a right-click on the color.

The colour pallet is then opened.

Tooltips as duration bars

It is possible to display the same informations on the duration bar and in the tooltips.

By unchecking this box, the informations that are posted in the pop-ups can be different from those which are on the duration bar.

Texts of tooltips

If the previous box is unchecked, it is possible to modify the texts of the tooltips.

The button allows to open the following window:

Then, choose into the left window the entities to display in the tooltips by sliding them from the left to the right via the passing arrows.

The texts in the tooltips can be sorted via the arrows of sorting.

Printing tab

Printing a view works in a similar manner to the concept of WYSIWYG.1).

The printing parameters of this view is :

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.

It permits to define the page footer of the print:

The following buttons allow to define predefined informations:

  • Page number : &[Page]
  • Number of pages : &[Pages]
  • Date of printing : &[Date]
  • Time of printing : &[Hour]
  • Name of the planner : &[Planning]
  • Name of the view : &[View]
  • Name of the user : &[User]
  • Name of the group : &[Group]

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

The header parameters are the same than the footer.

Page setting

It permits to set the page setting of the printing document :

In this window, you specify the characteristics of the layout and in particular:

  • The paper size (A4,A3…)
  • The printing source
  • The paper orientation (portrait ou paysage)
  • The margins

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.

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

You can reach your icon file and click the open button.

Synchronization tab

The synchronization of a view consists in defining the different features that will be dependent on the other views.

Different options are possible:

Events and Resources filters

Choose the filters that must be synchronized with the filters of the other views.

This choice can be done for each existing type of filter.

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