SELECTION

 

The selectable data in VISUAL PLANNING includes resources, events and links.

RESOURCES

 

Selecting a resource

The selection of a resource involves simply clicking on it.

 

Selecting multiple resources

It may be useful to be able to select multiple resources, in order to be able to then apply a common processing: move them, delete them, modify their properties, etc.

There are various methods available to select multiple resources. They can be combined together.

 

CTRL + left click

The simplest method is to left-click in order to select the first resource, then click on the following resources while holding down the Ctrl key on the keyboard.

 

Ctrl + A

You can select all the resources visible in a view.

This view may be:

  • a Schedule View,

  • or, a Resources View.

To do this, simply select, within this view, the section that contains the resources and press Ctrl + A.

 

Using filters to make a selection

To modify or delete all resources with a certain characteristic, simply apply a filter displaying only these resources before selecting them all and applying the modification.

Those resources not displayed using the filter are saved from the operation.

 

Resource selection window

EVENTS

 

Selecting an event

To select an event, you simply click on it.

 

Selecting multiple events

It may be useful to be able to select multiple events, in order to be able to then apply a common processing: move them, delete them, modify their properties, etc.

There are various methods available to select multiple resources. They can be combined together.

 

CTRL + left click

The simplest method is to left-click in order to select the first event, then click on the following events while holding down the Ctrl key on the keyboard.

 

Selecting by rectangle

To do this, left-click to select the event in the top left of the rectangle to be selected, then click on the event in the bottom right while holding down the Shift key on the keyboard.

This selection is restricted to the events rendered visible by any active filters.

Extending a selection

To do this, right-click on one of the selected events.

The pop-up menu proposes:

  • Horizontally (to the right, to the left, in both directions),
  • Vertically.

These extensions to the selection are restricted to the events rendered visible by any active filters.

Ctrl + A

You can select all the events visible in a view.

This view may be:

  • a Schedule View,
  • a Diary View,
  • a Gantt Events View,
  • or an Events View.

To do this, simply select, within this view, the section that contains the events and press Ctrl + A.

Caution

For Schedule views and Events views, this selection takes into account all events that respect the filters used by the view and included within the time period defined by the view.

Using filters to make a selection

To modify or delete all events with a certain characteristic, simply apply a filter displaying only these events before selecting them all and applying the modification.

Any events excluded by this filter are saved.

 

Selecting related events

When using links, you can apply a selection to all events connected by links.

To do this, right-click on an event > Select linked events.

LINKS

 

Selecting a link

To select a link, simply click on it.

 

Selecting multiple links

It may be useful to be able to select multiple links, in order to be able to then apply a common processing.

 

CTRL + left click

The simplest method is to left-click in order to select the first link, then click on the following links while holding down the Ctrl key on the keyboard.

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