CREATING A VPGO TEMPLATE

Creating a Diary template

Go to Settings > Configuration pane > Click VPGO.

To create a VPGO Diary template, Right-click VPGO Templates > Create a Diary > Choose the dimension or click the button and choose the dimension.

The pane below is activated:

Specify the characteristics (below) of the Diary template and confirm by clicking OK.

Name

Give the template a name.

Description

Give the template a description. If a description is entered, it will appear in the tab header in VPGO.

History

This represents the creation date and time and the most recent change to the template, together with the login of the user who made the change.

This property is updated automatically.

Activated

If this box is checked, the template is activated and made available to VPGO users.

Accessible offline

If this box is checked, users can access the template in offline mode.

Authorize duplication

If this box is checked, the duplication button is displayed when editing an event.

Events filters

Choose the filters that will be available in the template from the list of existing events filters.

Period

Choose the period when events are visible.

Main data items

Choose the event headings and/or attributes that will identify events.

This data will be displayed in the duration bars.

Separator

Choose the character that separates identification details when the event is presented.

Icon

Choose the dimension that defines the icon in the event duration bar.

Icon size

Choose the size of icons. This box is only active if a dimension has been chosen above.

Border color

Choose the dimension that defines the event border color.

Background color

Choose the dimension(s) that define(s) the event background color.

If several dimensions are selected, the event bar will show the dimension colors.

If only one dimension defines the background color and it is shaded, it will also be visible in the duration bar.

Number of items per page

Define the maximum number of event lines that will appear on one page. If the value stays at -1 (the default value), all the lines will be displayed on one page.

Dimension filter

This filter defines the resources to which the template applies.

It is possible:

  • to select an existing filter
  • or to create a custom filter specific to the template. To do this, select Customized.

Choice of 'Dimension'

If this box is checked, it activates a pull-down menu containing the list of resources.

Creation hierarchies

Choose the event creation hierarchies. If no hierarchy is chosen, it will not be possible to create events in this template.

The hierarchies available are the ones that allow an event to be created with the resources of the template dimension.

Input editor

Choose the event input editor.

It is possible to select:

  • The automatic editor: the appropriate editor appears based on the filters defined in the editor settings. If the event is included in a filter defined in an editor, this editor will be opened.
  • A specific editor: this editor will always open for all events in the context.

Display extra events

Select the resource-type headings of the template dimension for which events should be displayed.

Linked event filter

Choose the events filters for the dependent resources selected above.

It is possible:

  • to select an existing filter
  • or to create a custom filter specific to the template. To do this, select Customized.

Creating an Events List template

Go to Settings > Configuration pane > Click VPGO.

To create a VPGO Events List template, right-click VPGO Templates > Create an Events List > choose the dimension or click the button and choose the dimension.

The pane below is activated:

Specify the characteristics (below) of the Events List template and confirm by clicking OK.

Name

Give the template a name.

Description

Give the template a description. If a description is entered, it will appear in the tab header in VPGO.

History

This represents the creation date and time and the most recent change to the template, together with the login of the user who made the change.

This property is updated automatically.

Activated

If this box is checked, the template is activated and made available to VPGO users.

Accessible offline

If this box is checked, users can access the template in offline mode.

Authorize duplication

If this box is checked, the duplication button is displayed when editing an event.

Events filters

Choose the filters that will be available in the template from the list of existing events filters.

Period

Choose the period when events are visible.

Auto Format text

If this box is checked, the names of entities and VISUAL PLANNING attributes are displayed.

HTML descriptor

This option is only available if the Auto Format Text box is not checked.

Right-clicking brings up an HTML editor.

This makes it possible to create your own visuals for events:

  • By entering formatted or unformatted text,
  • By inserting images, tables and event attributes.

Description data

This option is only active if the Auto Format Text box is checked.

The data will be displayed in the tooltip.

Select the headings and/or event attributes that will be used to describe events.

The wording that will be displayed can be modified.

Group by heading

Select the heading that will be used to group the data. The order can be ascending or descending.

Sort by heading

Select the heading that will be used to sort the data. The order can be ascending or descending.

Icon

Choose the dimension that defines the icon in the event duration bar.

Icon size

Choose the size of icons. This box is only active if a dimension has been chosen above.

Background color

Choose the dimension(s) that define(s) the event background color.

If several dimensions are selected, the event bar will show the dimension colors.

If only one dimension defines the background color and it is shaded, it will also be visible in the duration bar.

Number of items per page

Define the maximum number of event lines that will appear on one page. If the value stays at -1 (the default value), all the lines will be displayed on one page.

Dimension filter

This filter defines the resources to which the template applies.

It is possible:

  • to select an existing filter
  • or to create a custom filter specific to the template. To do this, select Customized.

Choice of 'Dimension'

If this box is checked, it activates a pull-down menu containing the list of resources.

Creation hierarchies

Choose the event creation hierarchies. If no hierarchy is chosen, it will not be possible to create events in this template.

The hierarchies available are the ones that allow an event to be created with the resources of the template dimension.

Input editor

Choose the event input editor.

It is possible to select:

  • The automatic editor: the appropriate editor appears based on the filters defined in the editor settings. If the event is included in a filter defined in an editor, this editor will be opened.
  • A specific editor: this editor will always open for all events in the context.

Creating a Resources List template

Go to Settings > Configuration pane > Click VPGO.

To create a VPGO Resources List template, right-click VPGO Templates > create a Resources List > choose the dimension or click the button and choose the dimension.

The pane below is activated:

Specify the characteristics (below) of the Resources List template and confirm by clicking OK.

Name

Give the template a name.

Description

Give the template a description. If a description is entered, it will appear in the tab header in VPGO.

History

This represents the creation date and time and the most recent change to the template, together with the login of the user who made the change.

This property is updated automatically.

Activated

If this box is checked, the template is activated and made available to VPGO users.

Accessible offline

If this box is checked, users can access the template in offline mode.

Auto Format text

If this box is checked, the names of entities and VISUAL PLANNING attributes are displayed.

HTML descriptor

This option is only available if the Auto Format Text box is not checked.

Right-clicking brings up an HTML editor.

This makes it possible to create your own visuals for events:

  • By entering formatted or unformatted text,
  • By inserting images, tables and event attributes.

Description data

This option is only active if the Auto Format Text box is checked.

The data will be displayed in the tooltip.

Select the headings and/or event attributes that will be used to describe events.

The wording that will be displayed can be modified.

Group by heading

Select the heading that will be used to group the data. The order can be ascending or descending.

Sort by heading

Select the heading that will be used to sort the data. The order can be ascending or descending.

Display icon

If this box is checked, the resources' icons are displayed.

Icon size

Choose the size of icons. This box is only active if the Display Icon box is checked.

Line color

The color of the resource lines can be selected by choosing the resource color or the color of one of the calculated headings with thresholds for the resource.

The color will appear in the resource editing field (to the left of the resource line).

Number of items per page

Define the maximum number of lines that will appear on one page.

Dimension filter

Choose the filters that will be available in the template from the list of existing resource filters.

Creation input editor

Choose the input editor used when creating resources.

Input editor

Choose the input editor used when editing resources.

It is possible to select:

  • The automatic editor: the appropriate editor appears based on the filters defined in the editor settings. If the resource is included in a filter defined in an editor, this editor will be opened.
  • A specific editor: this editor will always open for all resources in the context.
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