Time scale

 

The time scale defines the precision of the temporal representation of the view.

This scale can be seen as a tool making it possible to:

  • zoom in (for short-term data input),
  • zoom out (for long-term visualization).

The precision may be different depending on the view that is used.

SCHEDULE VIEW

 

In Schedule View, the time scale is represented by the mesh of each schedule column:

  • Year,
  • Semester,
  • Quarter,
  • Month,
  • Week,
  • Day,
  • 1/2 Day,
  • 1/3 Day,
  • 1/4 Day,
  • Hour,
  • 1/2 hour,
  • 1/4 hour,
  • 10 minutes,
  • 5 minutes.

DIARY VIEW

 

In Diary View, the time scale can be:

  • in width:
    • the day,
    • the working week,
    • the week,
    • the month.
  • in height:
    • Hour,
    • 1/2 hour,
    • 1/4 hour,
    • 10 minutes,
    • 5 minutes.

GANTT EVENTS VIEW

 

In the Gantt Events view, the time scale is represented by the mesh of each schedule column:

  • Year,
  • Quarter,
  • Month,
  • Week,
  • Day,
  • 1/2 Day,
  • 1/3 Day,
  • 1/4 Day,
  • Hour,
  • 1/2 hour,
  • 1/4 hour,
  • 10 minutes,
  • 5 minutes.

USE

 

Viewing the time scale

 

You view the time scale:

  • Horizontally in Schedule View and Gantt Events View,

Example:

Day time scale in Schedule View or Gantt Events View:

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  • Vertically in Diary View,

Example:

Hour time scale in Diary View:

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Modifying the time scale

 

In Schedule or Gantt Events view

 

There are several ways to modify the time scale in Schedule and Gantt Events view:

  • Menu Display > Scale,

  • Right-click on the schedule header > Header > Scale,

  • Position the cursor on the schedule header, then Ctrl + Thumbwheel.

 

In Diary View

There are several ways to modify the time scale in Diary view:

  • Menu Display > Diary pane > Scale,

  • Right-click on the schedule header > Header > Scale,

  • Position the cursor on the diary’s left-hand column, then Ctrl + Thumbwheel (except for the monthly display)

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