Patch 2.2 notes

November 13, 2018

Quants
Resources
Updates

Quants

To add Quants to an activity open the Activity Details Window and tick the Quants Required Check-box.

Activity Details

Once you have ticked the Check-box, click the Save Changes Button to access the Quants Window.

Activity Details

In the Quants Window, you can modify the Quants details;

  • Material Name
  • Total Quantity
  • Unit Type
  • Daily Units allocation

The allocation of Daily Units will be automatically generated upon entering the Total Quantity. If you wish to customise the Daily Unit, you can amend the automated figure by clicking on the Daily Unit Box and entering a new figure.

Quants Window

Please note that you will be unable to save any changes to the Daily Units if the total amount of Daily Units does not match the Total Quantity.

Quants Window

To view Quants in the Gantt, select Quants from the View Drop-down on the Gantt Toolbar.

View Drop-down

When viewing Quants in the Gantt, you can visibly see the Completed Quantity against the Planned Quantity.

Icons on the left-hand side of an Activity Bar will indicate the Status State of the Activity;

  • Activities Behind Schedule will be marked with a downward facing arrow
  • Activities Ahead of Schedule will be marked with an upward facing arrow
  • Activities On Schedule will be marked with a tick
  • Completed activities will be marked with a tick if they are in the past and an upward facing arrow if they are Ahead of Schedule.

Quants

Please note that once you have Statused a quantity against an Activity Day, you will no longer be able to amend the Daily Unit of that day.

Days that have been statused will appear grey in the Quants Window.

Quants Window


Resources

To add Resources to an activity open the Activity Details Window and tick the Resources Required Check-box.

Activity Details

Once you have ticked the Check-box, click the Save Changes Button to access the Resources Window.

Resources Required

In the Resources Window, you can assign Resources to an activity;

  • Plant
  • Labour

Resources Window

You can use the search function at the top of the Resources Window to help you find the Plant or Labour Resource that you are looking for.

Search Function

You can expand or hide the Plant and Labour options using the arrow button.

Arrow Button

To add a Plant you must select a Type from the drop-down box.

Plant Type Drop-down

You can then enter the required amount of the Plant Type. Use the arrows within the field to add or subtract the required amount of resource.

Adding Resources

Once you have Once you have entered the amount, click the Add button to assign it to your activity.

Add Button

To assign Labour to an activity, enter the required amount and then click the Add button.

To view Resources in the Gantt, select Resources from the View Drop-down on the Gantt Toolbar.

View Drop-down

When viewing Resources in the Gantt, you can visibly see the Resources that have been assisnged to activities.

Resources View

In the Resources View, you can generate a histogram of your Resources by clicking the Generate Histogram button.

Generate Histogram Button

The histogram will give you a breakdown of your allocated Resources.

Histogram

*Click here to view the Print Histogram tutorial.


Updates

  • Print Sequence has been given a fresh new look. Find out more here.

  • Print Gantt has been given a fresh new look. Find out more here.

  • Global Filter has been given a fresh new look, including a date range picker. Find out more here.

  • Clashes will now only appear if they are in the future. Find out more here.

  • If your work is planned on a 5-day calendar, we've changed the look of your Activity Bar over weekends. Find out more here.

  • Within the Activity Details Window you can select if the actiivty does not require work area. Find out more here.

  • Activity rows are now white.


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