Contextual Help - Project Calendar (Monthly View)

The Project Calendar (Monthly View) is useful to get a monthly perspective of what needs to be done. The calendar shows the start and end date for each task in the project for a selected month. You can browse by month by clicking on the arrows next to the month. 

This window has
4 parts: the title bar, search bar, the calendar itself, and the task list
  • The title bar tells you where you are in AceProject.
    • The Export link opens a window that allows you to export the list of tasks that is displayed on your screen, below the calendar. Exportation is available in two formats: CSV and Microsoft Excel. The following criteria can be set: Column Delimiter, Decimal Symbol and Date Format.
    • At the end of the title bar you will find the link to contextual help, as well as the link to add a new task.  
    • The total number of tasks in the selected month is displayed on the "Monthly View" tab. 
  • The search bar lets you select which tasks to display, much like a filter. Simply choose a task group, status, type, priority or assigned user and click Apply Filter
  • By default, all tasks are displayed in the calendar for the current month.
    • Display another month by choosing it from the drop-down list or using the arrows beside the month.
    • You may select one or more search criteria. 
    • The week numbers are displayed on the left border of the calendar. 
    • The current day's square is bordered in black. 
    • Simply position the mouse pointer over a task to see its summary and click on it to open the task.  
    • At the bottom of the calendar you will see the legend for the coloured squares used in the calendar: 
      • : Task starting on this day 
      • : Task ending on this day
      • : Task starting and ending on this day
  • The Task List contains all tasks displayed in the calendar. It will be displayed by default when you open the calendar.
    • You can show or hide the task list: simply choose an option in the drop-down list and click "Apply".
    • The Export link opens a window that allows you to export the list of tasks that is displayed on your screen, below the calendar. Exportation is available in two formats: CSV and Microsoft Excel. The following criteria can be set: Column Delimiter, Decimal Symbol and Date Format.
    • The Printer Version link opens a printer-friendly version of the task list and lets you decide how many tasks you wish to print per page.
    • You can sort the task list by clicking any column header: click once to sort in ascending order and twice to sort in descending order.  
    • You may click on any task summary to open it. 
      • If there is a file icon next to the task summary (), this means there are file(s) attached to the task. Click on the file number to open the task's file attachment tab.

What are the hatched squares for?
These days are in the previous or next month.

What are the coloured squares used for?
The legend is the following:

  • : Task starting on this day 
  • : Task ending on this day
  • : Task starting and ending on this day

How can I change the month?
You can browse by month by clicking on the arrows next to the month. 

How can I see only the tasks I'm assigned to?
Simply choose yourself as the assigned user and click "Apply Filter". By default, all tasks are displayed in the calendar for the current month. You may select one or more search criteria. 

How do I add a task? 
To add a task, click on the "Add a task" link at right of the title bar. Then, fill out the mandatory fields and click on the "Save" button.  You must have proper access rights to be able to add a task. 


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