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  • Control found in a window, page or report
  • Creating a Scheduler control (window and page editor)
  • Describing a scheduler (window and page editor)
  • The control options (window editor and page editor)
  • A deletable appointment
  • Modes for filling a Scheduler control
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Overview

Control found in a window, page or report

The Scheduler control is used to automatically display and handle schedules. It is used to manage the display of multiple resources and it is used in several applications or sites.
The display is performed:
  • on a daily, weekly or montly basis,
The time period, the first day of the week and the number of days to display can be configured. These parameters can be easily defined from the description window of the control.
Notes:
  • A Scheduler control can be anchored:
    • WEBDEV - Server code via the positioning table in WEBDEV.
  • Versions 17 and later
    WEBDEV - Server code The Scheduler controls are available in the Scheduler reports. See Scheduler report for more details.
    New in version 17
    WEBDEV - Server code The Scheduler controls are available in the Scheduler reports. See Scheduler report for more details.
    WEBDEV - Server code The Scheduler controls are available in the Scheduler reports. See Scheduler report for more details.
  • Linux The Scheduler control is available in Linux in the pages of Linux WEBDEV sites only. The Scheduler control is not available in the windows of WINDEV applications for Linux.
Creating a Scheduler control (window and page editor)
To create a Scheduler control:
  1. In the window or page editor, click (or select "Insert .. Control .. Scheduler control").On the "Creation" pane, in the "Graphic controls" group, expand "Time" and select "Scheduler".
  2. Click the position where the control will be created in the window or page.
  3. WEBDEV - Server code The wizard for creating the Scheduler control starts. Answer the questions and validate.
  4. The control appears in creation mode.
Versions 20 and later
Note: The dimensions of created control are optimized in order to occupy the available space at the specified position. If the control size does not suit you, press Ctrl + Z: the default control size will be restored.
New in version 20
Note: The dimensions of created control are optimized in order to occupy the available space at the specified position. If the control size does not suit you, press Ctrl + Z: the default control size will be restored.
Note: The dimensions of created control are optimized in order to occupy the available space at the specified position. If the control size does not suit you, press Ctrl + Z: the default control size will be restored.
To display the control characteristics, select "Description" from the popup menu of control.
Note: A Scheduler control can be anchored:
    • WEBDEV - Server code via the positioning table in WEBDEV.
Describing a scheduler (window and page editor)

The control options (window editor and page editor)

The Scheduler control can be customized in the editor via the description window ("Details" tab for WINDEV and "General" tab for WEBDEV).The Scheduler control can be customized in the editor via the description window ("Details" tab).
The parameters of the Scheduler control are as follows:
  • With buttons for changing period: This option is used to display buttons in order for the user to scroll the different periods of the schedule. These buttons are displayed at the top left of schedule.
  • Number of days to display: By default, the display is performed on a monthly basis but a schedule can also be displayed on a daily basis, on a weekly basis (on 5 or 7 days), according to the number of appointments or according to a specified number of days.
    WEBDEV - Server codePHP Number of days to display: By default, the display is performed on a monthly basis but a schedule can also be displayed on a daily basis, on a weekly basis (on 5 or 7 days), according to the number of appointments or according to a specified number of days.
  • Display mode of resources: The resources are displayed in row by default.
    WEBDEV - Server codePHP You also have the ability to display them in column. PHP The resources are always displayed in column.
  • Display masks: Used to define: Time display: Used to define:
    • the format of the date displayed for the "day" columns (or rows) of the scheduler.
    • Versions 19 and later
      whether the time must be displayed or not in the control.
      New in version 19
      whether the time must be displayed or not in the control.
      whether the time must be displayed or not in the control.
    • the format of the time displayed for the "day" columns (or rows) of scheduler.
    • Versions 17 and later
      whether the week number must be displayed or not, as well as its format. In the format, the '%1' string corresponds to the week number. Example of format: "Wk. %1".
      New in version 17
      whether the week number must be displayed or not, as well as its format. In the format, the '%1' string corresponds to the week number. Example of format: "Wk. %1".
      whether the week number must be displayed or not, as well as its format. In the format, the '%1' string corresponds to the week number. Example of format: "Wk. %1".
  • Time period: Used to define:
    • the visible time period: Time period that will be displayed in the control.
    • the working time period: Time period for which an appointment can be defined.
  • Appointments: Used to specify the characteristics of appointments:
    • WEBDEV - Server codePHP Overlaying: Manage the overlap of appointments. The appointments can be displayed side by side or slightly shifted.
    • Granularity of appointments: Precision for displaying the schedule. By default, the granularity is set to 30 minutes.
      You can define:
      • the granularity regarding the move of an appointment.
      • the granularity of the appointment duration, which means the minimum duration of an appointment. Caution: by default, this duration is set to 24 hours.
      WEBDEV - Server code Granularity of appointments: Precision for displaying the schedule. By default, the granularity is set to 30 minutes.
      You can define:
      • the granularity regarding the move of an appointment.
      • the granularity of the appointment duration, which means the minimum duration of an appointment. Caution: by default, this duration is set to 24 hours.
  • Other parameters:
    • Allow the direct input of an appointment: Allows the user to add an appointment directly.
      WEBDEV - Server codePHP To do so, click the Scheduler control to create the appointment and enter its caption via the keyboard.
    • Versions 18 and later
      WEBDEV - Server codePHP Display and allow the appointments for the entire day: Used to specify that an appointment can correspond to a whole day. In this case, a specific area is displayed in the Scheduler control. This area is used to enter the daily appointments.

      Examples:
      • if the schedule is displayed with the resources in row:
        • WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV:
      • if the schedule is displayed with the resources in column:
        • WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV:
      New in version 18
      WEBDEV - Server codePHP Display and allow the appointments for the entire day: Used to specify that an appointment can correspond to a whole day. In this case, a specific area is displayed in the Scheduler control. This area is used to enter the daily appointments.

      Examples:
      • if the schedule is displayed with the resources in row:
        • WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV:
      • if the schedule is displayed with the resources in column:
        • WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV:
      WEBDEV - Server codePHP Display and allow the appointments for the entire day: Used to specify that an appointment can correspond to a whole day. In this case, a specific area is displayed in the Scheduler control. This area is used to enter the daily appointments.

      Examples:
      • if the schedule is displayed with the resources in row:
        • WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV:
      • if the schedule is displayed with the resources in column:
        • WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV:
The edit options via the mouse are as follows:
  • WEBDEV - Server codePHP Modifying the duration. You can allow (or not) the user to modify the appointment duration.
  • Move. You can allow (or not) the user to move an appointment.
The options regarding the dimension of areas are as follows:
  • WEBDEV - Server codePHP if the resources are displayed in row:
    • Minimum width of day.
      WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV, you must define the minimum width of an hour. The width of the day is calculated according to the number of hours displayed.
    • Minimum height of a resource.
    • Width of resource header.
  • WEBDEV - Server codePHP if the resources are displayed in column:
    • Minimum width of resource.
    • Minimum height of a day.
      WEBDEV - Server codePHP In WEBDEV, you must define the minimum height of an hour. The height of the day is calculated according to the number of hours displayed.
    • Height of the break (for changing day)
Most of these parameters can be modified by programming. See Properties associated with the Scheduler control for more details.
The options regarding the dimension of areas are as follows:
  • WEBDEV - Server codePHP if the resources are displayed in row:
    • WEBDEV - Server codePHP Minimum width of an hour. The width of the day is calculated according to the number of hours displayed.
    • Minimum height of a resource.
    • Width of resource header.
  • WEBDEV - Server codePHP if the resources are displayed in column:
    • Minimum width of resource.
    • WEBDEV - Server codePHP Minimum height of time. The height of the day is calculated according to the number of hours displayed.
    • Height of the break (for changing day)
Most of these parameters can be modified by programming. See Properties associated with the Scheduler control for more details.
WEBDEV - Server code

A deletable appointment

The Scheduler control allows the user to delete the selected appointment via the red cross displayed in the top right corner of appointment.
When the user clicks this cross:
  • the appointment is deleted from the Scheduler control.
  • if the Scheduler control is linked to a data file or to a variable, the appointment is deleted from the data file.
Note: If the control is linked to a variable or to a data file, you have the ability not to allow the deletion ("Allow the deletion (also deletes from the data source)" option in the "Content" tab of the description window of control).
Related Examples:
WD Schedule Complete examples (WINDEV): WD Schedule
[ + ] This example presents the management of a graphic schedule.

The following topics are presented in this example:
1/ the scheduler control
2/ the Google Calendar functions
The Scheduler control Unit examples (WEBDEV): The Scheduler control
[ + ] This example explains how to use the Scheduler control. Two uses are presented:
- Filling the schedule by programming,
- Filling the schedule by databinding from a code variable.
WW_Schedule Complete examples (WEBDEV): WW_Schedule
[ + ] This example is used to dynamically display the tasks of the different contributors.
You have the ability to add, modify or delete tasks by clicking the schedule elements.
All the operations are performed via AJAX.
This example is also used to move a control by programming.
Minimum version required
  • Version 16
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