Lantiv Scheduling Studio 8

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User's Guide

User's Guide Topics

  1. Getting Started
  2. Institution
  3. Resources
  4. Activities
  5. Scheduling
  6. Conflicts
  7. Combinations
  8. Changes
  9. Reports
  10. Printing and Exporting
  11. Importing Data

  1. Getting Started

  1. First Launch Tips
    A brief overview of the program's workflow.
  2. Opening or Creating a File
    How to create a new file or open an existing one.
  3. Connecting to a Server
    The steps to connect to a server when working in a collaborative mode.
  1. Institution

  1. Institution's Details
    The pane in which the institution's details are entered.
  2. Vocabulary
    The capability to customize the program's lingo to adapt it to what you are used to.
  3. Custom Resource Properties
    Entering institution-specific properties for resources.
  1. Resources

  1. Weeks and Days
    Entry of generic weeks and days.
  2. Time Scales and Periods
    Entry of periods and time scales.
  3. Themes
    Entry of themes (subjects).
  4. Groups
    Entry of groups.
  5. Participants
    Entry of participants (e.g. students, passengers, visitors, employees, etc.).
  6. Supervisors
    Entry of supervisors (e.g. teachers, instructors, lecturers, drivers, inspectors etc.).
  7. Locations
    Entry of locations (e.g. rooms, buildings, conference halls, venues, etc.).
  8. Equipment
    Entry of equipment items.
  9. Bulk Color Assignment
    Assignment of colors to many resources at once.
  10. Bulk Editing
    In-place editing of resources' properties.
  11. Bulk Property Editing
    Editing the same property of many resources.
  12. Bulk Selection
    Multiple resource selection.
  1. Activities

  1. Sets
    What sets are.
  2. Entering Activities
    Entry of activities (e.g. classes, courses, meetings, etc.).
  3. Entering Sets
    Entry of sets.
  1. Scheduling

  1. The Navigation Pane
    How to navigate between schedules.
  2. Drag and Drop Scheduling
    Scheduling activities using drag and drop.
  3. Drag and Drop Moving
    Moving cells using drag and drop.
  4. Drag and Drop Copying
    Copying cells using drag and drop.
  5. Bulk Time Range Scheduling
    Scheduling an activity on many occasions by defining a time range for the activity.
  6. The Main Schedule Pane
    Features of the main schedule window.
  7. Deleting Cells
    How to delete cells.
  8. Cell's Properties
    How to edit cell's properties.
  1. Conflicts

  1. Types of Conflicts
    The different kinds of conflicts that the program monitors.
  2. Conflicts Window
    When a conflict is detected, this window is shown.
  3. Conflicts Pane
    This pane lists all the existing conflicts in the schedule.
  1. Combinations

  1. The Combinations Engine
    An introduction to the concept of combinations.
  2. Combinations Use Cases
    In which cases the combinations feature can be helpful.
  3. Combinations Coverage
    How to achieve the maximal combinations search space.
  1. Changes

  1. Introduction to Changes
    An introduction to the concept of daily changes.
  2. Changes vs. Planned
    How making changes differs from regular scheduling.
  3. Planned Generic Days
    The mapping between generic days and calendar dates.
  4. Changes Pane
    The changes pane lists all the existing changes in the schedule.
  1. Reports

  1. Types of Reports
    The various kinds of reports which the program can generate.
  2. Report View Settings
    How to control the appearance of data in a report.
  1. Printing and Exporting

  1. Settings
    All the available print and export settings.
  2. Titles
    How to edit the header and the footer.
  3. Preview
    The printout preview page.
  1. Importing Data

  1. Source Database Types
    The kind of data sources from which data can be imported.
  2. Selecting the Type of Data of Each Field
    How to associate fields with data types.
  3. Importing Resources
    How to import resources.
  4. Importing Activities
    How to import activities.
  5. Importing an Entire Schedule
    How to import scheduled occurrences of activities.