The calendar/schedule was introduced in version 4.0 of the program and allows you to plan events, tasks and activities on a daily basis.
The four vertical lists at the top right show, from left to right,: yesterday, today, tomorrow and the day after activities. Selecting in the calendar at the top left, a day other than today the lists show the following order:
The day before the chosen date, the chosen date, the day after the selected date and the next one.
Clicking on an activity in list, all data related to that activity are reported in the area at bottom for viewing or editing.
The same area is used for the insertion of a new tasks.
Let's see which data can be inserted:
Any activity can be linked to a specific aquarium (eg. changing a lamp) or all aquariums (eg. the weekly water change - in the case is due on the same day for all tanks) or to no one aquarium. This field allows you to specify which aquarium the activity is related to. By default there is the aquarium currently selected if any.
The event or activity is entered manually (remember to confirm with Enter) or selected from the list of events previously entered.
The additional notes about the event.
The task or activity can be
A single event (therefore, the expiration date must be specified), or recurrent.
Daily, no other information required.
Weekly, you should specify in which days of the week occurs.
Monthly, you must specify the day of the month
Yearly, the date must be specified.
Events planned for day 31 in the month are anticipated one day (or more) if the month has less than 31 days.
The event status is not inserted manually, but is modified by the actions that are performed on the event, as will be shown later.
The state is represented by the following icons:
The task has been scheduled. The default status.
The task was closed as completed.
The task was canceled without completing
Note: There are other states for features not
The two columns of bottom buttons have different functions:
The first column implements the usual editing capabilities with buttons that perform respectively (top to bottom):
Cleaning the fields, Confirmation of data insertion or modification, Deleting data.
Caution: Deleting data does not correspond to cancel an event, but in its final deletion from the database.
The second column of buttons implemenyts the actions you can perform on the selected data:
Clicking this button, the selected event is canceled. If the event is not the single but recurring it'll be ask if the task should be canceled only for selected date or all dates. In the first case a copy of event is made and marked with canceled status.
Clicking this button, the selected event is mark as completed. If the event is not the single but recurring it'll be ask if the task should be canceled only for selected date or all dates. In the first case a copy of event is made and marked with comleted status.
Clicking this button, the selected event is mark as completed and the copied in aquarium maintenance table. If the event is due for a single aquarium only related maintenance table will be concerned. If the event is generic a message bosk'll ask if it is required to populate the maintenance tables of all aquariums, or cancel the copy.
If the event is not the single but recurring it'll be ask if the task should be canceled only for selected date or all dates. In the first case a copy of event is made and marked with comleted status.<