DISPLAY SETTINGS

Access

Important

The display settings are displayed automatically when a view is created.

There are several ways to access a view’s Display Settings:

  • Go to General settings > Click on Predefined views > Choose the view > Display settings,

  • Go to Display > Click on Display Settings,

  • Click on the button in the view header.

In all cases, a window appears.

Now modify the settings and click on the Validate button.

The window has six tabs:

Events List tab

Display row numbers

Check this box to display the event row numbers.

Display totals

Check this box to display the total values of the numerical, control column and operation headings.

Icon size

Choose the size of icons, from 16 to 64 pixels.

Labels

You can choose one or more headings to view for events or event attributes.

Use this button to open the following window:

To add a label, select the label in the left-hand part, then drag it to the right-hand part using the arrows.

You can also sort appearance of data in the progress bar using the sorting arrows.

Font

Right-click on the right-hand button to open the font definition window:

You can choose:

  • a font,

  • a style (bold, italics, etc.),

  • a character size.

Icon Dimensions

You can choose one or more dimensions to show the event icons.

Use this button to open the following window:

Simply drag them from left to right using the arrows:

Color Dimensions

Each event’s background color can be:

  • one color if a single dimension is chosen to show the color,

  • multi-colored if several dimensions are chosen to show the color.

Warning

If several dimensions are chosen, the colors will only be visible in Details mode.

In Table mode, only the color of the first dimension appears.

Use this button to open the following window:

Filter of authorized ‘Dimensions’

Select the dimension filters that will be available for use in this view.

Planner tab

This tab is for configuration of the planner grid.

Daily calendar

Choose one of the daily calendars to be seen as the background color for the planner grid.

Note

This calendar is not necessarily from the view’s resources.

Hourly calendar

Choose one of the hourly calendars to be seen as the background color for the planner grid.

Note

This calendar is not necessarily from the view’s resources.

Column width

Enter a numerical value corresponding to the width in pixels of each column in the planner grid.

Font

Right-click on the right-hand button to open the font definition window:

You can choose:

  • a font,

  • a style (bold, italics, etc.),

  • a character size.

Set to the current date

Check this box to set the planner to the current date, the first time the view is started.

Scale

You must specify the view’s time scale.

Scroll

You can define the view scrolling method when using scroll arrows.

The possibilities are:

  • Continuous: the planner scrolls like a continuous, endless document,

  • Day: the planner can only be viewed day by day The view always represents a single entire day,

  • Week: same as Day. The view always represents a single entire week,

  • Month: same as Day. The view always represents a single entire month,

  • Year: same as Day. The view represents a single entire year,

Display hourly calendars

Check this box to display the resources’ hourly calendars.

Non working days

Check this box to display days whose period type is non working.

Night hours

Check this box to display night hours.

These night hours are determined by the start and end times explained below.

Vertical grid

Check this box to show the vertical grid on the planner.

Display weeks

Check this box to display the week numbers next to the date on the planner.

This option is only necessary when the time scale is:

  • Day,

  • 1/2 Day,

  • 1/3 Day,

  • or 1/4 Day.

Start time

Each day can be limited by a start time and an end time.

These times are the same for every day in the view, regardless of the time scale.

Specify the start time for the days.

This start time is only necessary when the night hours option is disabled.

This start time is not linked to the hourly calendars.

End time

Each day can be limited by a start time and an end time.

These times are the same for every day in the view, regardless of the time scale.

Specify the end time for the days.

This end time is only necessary when the night hours option is disabled.

This end time is not linked to the hourly calendars.

Period

This is where you should specify the associated Time Periodwhich will be used to limit display of the planner.

If you choose a customized period, it is possible to create a period linked solely to this display of the planner. (See Customized)

Background color

You can choose the view’s background color.

This color is for days and times where the type of period does not have a color.

This choice also applies to the resources background color if no such color is specified.

Display links

Check this box to display the links between events in the view.

Most of these properties are also available in the display menu or by Right-clicking on the planner header.

Events tab

This tab is for configuration of the time bars.

Automatic line return

Check this box to force a line return in time bar texts depending on their widths.

Fixed height

Check this box to set the same height as the row for all planner events.

Font

Right-click on the right-hand button to open the font definition window:

You can choose:

  • a font,

  • a style (bold, italics, etc.),

  • a character size.

Time bars label

You can choose one or more headings to view for events or event attributes.

Use this button to open the following window:

To add a label, select the label in the left-hand part, then drag it to the right-hand part using the arrows.

You can also sort appearance of data in the progress bar using the sorting arrows.

Display according to calendar

Check this box to cut the event time bars:

  • according to the hourly resource calendars if the time scale is less than one day,
  • according to the daily resource calendars if the time scale is more than one day.

The events will then be displayed cut if they overlap non working periods.

On one row

Check this box to put

  • all the labels on the same row.

  • Otherwise there will be one label on each row.

Separator

If display of the labels is on one row, it is necessary to define one or more characters to separate the labels.

Display titles

Check this box to display the label names visible on the time bar.

Alignment

You can choose the position of the labels in relation to the time bar.

The possible choices are as follows:

  • Left,

  • Right,

  • Center,

  • External. In this last case, the labels are visible outside the time bar, to the right.

Border color dimension

This list enables you to choose the dimension whose resources color will be used as the time bar border color.

Use this button to edit the chosen dimension and modify its default color.

Border thickness

You can specify the thickness of this colored border by modifying the numerical value of this thickness.

Background color dimensions

The time bar background color can be:

  • none,

  • one color if a single dimension is chosen to show the color,

  • Or multi-colored if several dimensions are chosen to show the color.

Use this button to open the following window:

In this window you can simply drag them from left to right using the arrows:

You can also sort the order of appearance of dimension colors in the time bar using the sorting arrows.

Display the progress bar

You must check this box to display the state of progress on the time bar.

Progress color

You can choose the progress bar color by left-clicking on the color.

The color map then opens.

Bar position

This choice list enables you to define the position of the progress bar on the time bar.

This position can be:

  • High,

  • Center,

  • Low.

Urgent color

The urgent color indicates the event’s status is urgent.

It is visible

  • as the progress bar color,

  • or the border color.

You can choose the urgent color by left-clicking on the color.

The color map then opens.

Important

This is only necessary if achievement is manual. In automatic achievement mode the event cannot be urgent.

Always visible

Check this box to make icons visible even if the time bar is narrower than the icon.

Aligning the icon

You can display one or more icons on the time bar.

These icons can be aligned:

  • to the left,

  • or the right of the time bar.

Icon Dimensions

You can choose one or more dimensions to show the event icons.

Use this button to open the following window:

Simply drag them from left to right using the arrows:

You can also sort the order of appearance of dimension icons in the time bar using the sorting rrows.

Icon size

Choose the size of icons. from 16 to 64 pixels.

Tooltips like time bars

You can display different information in the time bars and the tooltips.

If you uncheck this box, the information displayed in the tooltip can be different from the information shown in the time bar.

Tooltip labels

If the previous box is not checked, you can modify the tooltip labels.

Use this button to open the following window:

To add a label, select the label in the left-hand part, then drag it to the right-hand part using the arrows.

You can also sort appearance of data in the time bar using the sorting arrows.

Allowed Event filters

The list of filters available in the Schedule view can be shortened by choosing from the existing filters.

Workloads tab

Display total

Check this box to display an additional workload that calculated the total of visible workloads.

Display workloads

Check this box to display the workloads selected below in the Schedule view.

Workload

Choose the workload(s) to display in the Gantt events view.

Printing tab

Use this tab to define the view printing settings. (See Printing a view)

Adjustment

To adjust printing to the page size.

The possible adjustments are:

  • None,

  • To the page,

  • To the width,

  • To the height.

The row height when printing on several pages is adjusted to the maximum height encountered during the entire printed period.

Footer

To define the printing footer:

The following buttons enable you to define automatic information:

  • : Page number,

  • : Number of pages,

  • : Print date,

  • : Print time,

  • : Planner name,

  • : View name,

  • : Name of user,

  • : Name of permission group.

You can also type in a specific text directly in the relevant zone.

Header

To define the printing header:

The following buttons enable you to define information automatically:

  • : Page number,

  • : Number of pages,

  • : Print date,

  • : Print time,

  • : Planner name,

  • : View name,

  • : Name of user,

  • : Name of permission group.

You can also type in a specific text directly in the relevant zone.

Page layout

The following window appears, where you can define the default page layout settings for the selected view:

You must specify the page layout characteristics in this window.

You can save this page layout definition in a favorite display.

You must then click on OK to validate the page layout.

Show logo

Check this box to show the logo top left in the printing output.

Select logo

The logo is an image file that can be displayed in the printing output.

This image is unique for the entire planner.

Click on […] to display the following window:

You must then look through the directories to select an image file, and click on the Open button.

Synchronization tab

Synchronization of a view consists in defining the characteristics that will be dependent on the other views.

The possibilities are as follows:

Events filters

You can synchronize the view’s events filter with the events filters of the other views.

Resource filter

You can synchronize the view’s resources filter with the filters of the other views.

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