All about Version 03

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Watch the following video for a full explanation of Friendly Schedule’s features.

New features of Version 03.03.
New ‘Task Pilot’ to update tasks easily.

New features of Version 03.02.
Optimized scales for your schedules: daily, weekly, monthly, yearly and custom scale. The Date Header is adjusted automatically to the selected scale.

New features of Version 03.01.
Option to hide the schedule’s bars on weekends and holidays (option available in the ‘Preferences’ menu).

New features of Version 03.00.
The generation of the schedule is now automatic when entering tasks, so clicking on the old calculation button is not necessary. In case the schedule is not updated automatically in a specific operation, just click on ‘Refresh schedule’:

All the preferences have been put together and are available in the top menu:

Use the preferences menu to:

  • Select the style of your schedule: solid bars, gradient, tubes, stripes, etc.
  • Enable/disable the grid.
  • Show and hide columns.
  • Enable/disable project tracking.
  • Highlight or not the first day of each month on the calendar.
  • Select working or calendar days for calculation.
  • Select if you want to include in the print area the scale and the reference date.
If you select ‘Working days’ in the option ‘Days count’, the duration and performance of the tasks will only take into consideration working days. In case you choose ‘Calendar days’, both duration and performance will be calculated with all the calendar days.

To design your calendar, click first on the option ‘Working days’, to select working day or weekend for each day of the week.

Click on ‘Holidays’ to select local holidays for your calendar, with the help of a friendly ‘Date Picker’.

Just click on the dates that you want to consider as holidays for the calculation of the duration and performance of the tasks.

For deleting all the local holidays added to the calendar, use the option ‘Delete Local Holidays’, available at the menu ‘Working days’.

The option to translate terms is also located at the top menu:

If you are not familiar with Friendly Schedule’s functions, click on ‘Example’ to load a test schedule.