Context Management

Definition

A context is a new type of data which enables to add a background context to the event schedule. A context is represented by a coloured rectangle in the background of the event scheduling.

You can use the context in different situations:
- Define the place where your employees are working everyday. The title of the context appears above the events.
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- Define working hours. The title of the context appears above the events.
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Activate the contexts

To begin with, activate the option in the menu Tools -> Options -> Data and select “Activate the contexts”. Now you visualize a menu « Contexts » in « Data ».

Customize your context list

From the Menu -> Contexts, customize the context list according to your scheduling use.

Define the context label and the text and background colours.

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Create contexts on the schedule

You have different possibilities in order to create your contexts on the schedule:
- With a left click the « New context »
- With the button Add “+" then select « New context »
The window below will be displayed:

Create contexts on the schedule

Define:
- The label
- The resources involved
- If the context is periodical
- Dates and times

Modify / Cancel / Copy a context

To modify a context, click right on the context zone, select it, then choose an action : Open, copy, cancel

Creation of events within a context

You can create your events within a context in a classic way by designing a rectangle or clicking right.
See the chapter on: Event scheduling

User access management

See the chapter on: User access management

Rename "Context" with your own words

From the menu "Tools" - "Labels and formats", you have the possibility to rename the label “Context” and “New context” with your own words.

For instance, by renaming context with « Work place » , on the schedule, you will then have the new label “New work place”.
See the chapter on: Personalising the data labels