TILOS Task Calculation Part 1: Linear calculation models (Video blog)

This video blog / tutorial is showing some easy linear calculation models, that TILOS Linear Scheduling system uses to estimate task durations.

This is the start of a series of videos regarding TILOS task calculation.

This time:

  • Determining the Work rate = Quantity / Duration
  • Estimating the Duration = Quantity / Work rate

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 TILOS Task Calculation Series:

TILOS Task Calculation Part 1: Linear calculation models (Video blog)

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Video: How to transfer a Construction Project from Primavera to Tilos? – 20min Tutorial

This video tutorial shows how to transfer an existing project schedule created in Primavera P6 to a Time Location Diagram in TILOS. The TILOS Exchange Software is used. 20min to invest for a better understanding of the concept and the how to do.

Direct Link to the video: http://youtu.be/AWLbNw2KuMA

 

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Video blog: Displaying different projects with different distance scales on one page

See how to create a second Time-distance-diagram, that contains a different project. That method can be used either for showing separate distance areas in one project but also to display different stages of the same project: Displaying the main schedule and a scenario schedule on one page.

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How to insert watermark or background images?

How to add signs for draft or confidential / copyright information to a plan?

There is an easy solution using the layer fuctions to display graphics or texts in the backgound in any cell:

  • Please create a Layer and name it “watermark”.
  • Insert the pictures/objects into the desired cell in the normaly way.
  • Assign the pictures/objects to the layer “watermark”

Now use the layer order and move the layer watermark to the bottom, even beneath the calendar layer:

All objects assigned to this layers are now displayed behind all other objects in the background.

Tipps:

  • Unselect the Display-Flag and and select the Print-Flag for the Watermark layer to make the watermark invisible on screen, but still printed.
  • Unselect the Active-Flag for the Watermark layer: Now the assigned objects canot be selected – and not be moved by accidant.

The layer oder and layer visibility can also be used to order tasks and other objects

– and especially – to hide and show special information on a schedule.

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How to set up tasks with transparent background – for displaying overlapping tasks?

Sometimes you need to display multiple tasks at the same place – or need to overlap each other. TILOS has the possibility to use transparent colors, that support the desplay of overlapping tasks. The transparent color can be set not only as a solid background color but also as a transparent part of a pattern.

Take the tagged color from the color picker to select the transparent color:

 

 

 

Create different looking transparent task shapes:

Addition:

Use the object order and the layer order additionally to order the tasks and get the desired look by this way.

 

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