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  • Creating a Scheduler control (window and page editor)
  • Describing a scheduler (window and page editor)
  • The control options (window editor and page editor)
  • Customize the appointment area
  • Modes for filling a Scheduler control
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Overview

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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.
Versions 21 and later
Android The Scheduler controls are available for the Android applications.
iPhone/iPad The Scheduler controls are available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 21
Android The Scheduler controls are available for the Android applications.
iPhone/iPad The Scheduler controls are available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Android The Scheduler controls are available for the Android applications.
iPhone/iPad The Scheduler controls are available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Notes:
  • A Scheduler control can be anchored:
    • AndroidiPhone/iPad via the anchoring options of WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile.
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. 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:
  • AndroidiPhone/iPad via the anchoring options of WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile.
    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.
      AndroidiPhone/iPad This option is not available. Indeed, the change of period is performed via an horizontal swipe on the Scheduler control.
    • 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.
      AndroidiPhone/iPad 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.
    • 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:
      • 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.
        AndroidiPhone/iPad 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.
      • Versions 22 and later
        iPhone/iPad Continuous display if several days: Used to display an appointment over several days as a single appointment. If this option is unchecked, the appointments on several days will correspond to as many appointments as the number of days.
        New in version 22
        iPhone/iPad Continuous display if several days: Used to display an appointment over several days as a single appointment. If this option is unchecked, the appointments on several days will correspond to as many appointments as the number of days.
        iPhone/iPad Continuous display if several days: Used to display an appointment over several days as a single appointment. If this option is unchecked, the appointments on several days will correspond to as many appointments as the number of days.
    • Other parameters:
      • Allow the direct input of an appointment: Allows the user to add an appointment directly.

        AndroidiPhone/iPad All you have to do is click in the Scheduler control. A "+" button appears in the selected area. The event "Before creating the appointment" is run when clicking "+". You can open a window to type the appointment characteristics. See Events associated with a Scheduler control for more details.
    The edit options via the mouse are as follows:
    • Move. You can allow (or not) the user to move an appointment.
    • Versions 19 and later
      AndroidiPhone/iPad Allow the user to change resource. If this option is checked, when moving an appointment, the user will be able to associate it with a different resource.
      New in version 19
      AndroidiPhone/iPad Allow the user to change resource. If this option is checked, when moving an appointment, the user will be able to associate it with a different resource.
      AndroidiPhone/iPad Allow the user to change resource. If this option is checked, when moving an appointment, the user will be able to associate it with a different resource.
    • Versions 17 and later
      AndroidiPhone/iPad Allow the overlapping by the user. If this option is checked, when moving appointments, the user will be able to make them overlap. In this case, the options defined for overlapping appointments (offset or side by side) will be taken into account.
      New in version 17
      AndroidiPhone/iPad Allow the overlapping by the user. If this option is checked, when moving appointments, the user will be able to make them overlap. In this case, the options defined for overlapping appointments (offset or side by side) will be taken into account.
      AndroidiPhone/iPad Allow the overlapping by the user. If this option is checked, when moving appointments, the user will be able to make them overlap. In this case, the options defined for overlapping appointments (offset or side by side) will be taken into account.
    The options regarding the dimension of areas are as follows:
    • AndroidiPhone/iPad the resources are always displayed in row. You have the ability to configure the following elements:
      • Minimum width of day.
      • Minimum height of a resource.
      • Width of header of resources.
    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:
    • AndroidiPhone/iPad the resources are always displayed in row. You have the ability to configure the following elements:
      • Height of a resource.
      • Width of header of resources.
    Most of these parameters can be modified by programming. See Properties associated with the Scheduler control for more details.
    AndroidiPhone/iPad

    Customize the appointment area

    In the Scheduler control, the appointment is displayed in a specific area. You have the ability to translate and customize this area: color of title, background color of the appointment, ...
    Versions 17 and later
    To modify the aspect of the appointments proposed by default, you have the ability to modify the style options defined for this element.
    1. Display the description window of Scheduler control.
    2. In the "Style" tab, select the "Appointments" element and modify the requested characteristics. You can:
      • use a shadow,
      • use a separator in dots between hours,
      1. use a gradient color,
        • define the fonts used, ...
      In the "Style" tab, select the "Appointments" element. You can:
      • use a shadow,
      • use a separator in dots between hours,
      • define the title and background options:
        • solid background,
        • gradient background,
        • Versions 22 and later
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
          New in version 22
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
      • define the fonts used, ...
    New in version 17
    To modify the aspect of the appointments proposed by default, you have the ability to modify the style options defined for this element.
    1. Display the description window of Scheduler control.
    2. In the "Style" tab, select the "Appointments" element and modify the requested characteristics. You can:
      • use a shadow,
      • use a separator in dots between hours,
      1. use a gradient color,
        • define the fonts used, ...
      In the "Style" tab, select the "Appointments" element. You can:
      • use a shadow,
      • use a separator in dots between hours,
      • define the title and background options:
        • solid background,
        • gradient background,
        • Versions 22 and later
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
          New in version 22
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
      • define the fonts used, ...
    To modify the aspect of the appointments proposed by default, you have the ability to modify the style options defined for this element.
    1. Display the description window of Scheduler control.
    2. In the "Style" tab, select the "Appointments" element and modify the requested characteristics. You can:
      • use a shadow,
      • use a separator in dots between hours,
      1. use a gradient color,
        • define the fonts used, ...
      In the "Style" tab, select the "Appointments" element. You can:
      • use a shadow,
      • use a separator in dots between hours,
      • define the title and background options:
        • solid background,
        • gradient background,
        • Versions 22 and later
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
          New in version 22
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
          Solid background, multiline title and bottom line. This option is used to display the title on several lines (especially if the appointment is not wide enough to display the entire title)).
      • define the fonts used, ...
    To customize the display of appointments:
    1. Display the description window of Scheduler control.
    2. In the "General" tab, select the internal window used for the appointments:
      • "None": the default display will be used.
      • "Preset window": a preset window is automatically added to the project.

        AndroidiPhone/iPad By default, this window is named "IW_WinDevMobileViewAPT.wdw".
    3. The internal window is available in the project explorer. It can be modified in the window editor.
      Caution: this internal window can only be used to customize the drawing regarding the display of appointments. Only the "Global declarations" event is executed. No other events are executed. Therefore, you cannot add buttons with a specific click code.
    Notes:
    • You also have the ability to use any internal window of your project.
    • If you are using the suggested preset window, the style options of the appointment (selected in the "Style" tag) are applied.

    Modes for filling a Scheduler control

    AndroidiPhone/iPad Only the fill of the Scheduler control by programming is available. See Scheduler control: programming via the different events and WLanguage functions for more details
    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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