Mode Icons


Mode icons provide quick access from the canvas to important functions.

Gestural Icon
Gestural Interface Click to open the Gestural Interface window. This window makes crashing, extending, or repositioning activities and other objects transparent, especially when using touch-based input on a tablet computer.
Zoom Icon Zoom/Stretch Click to open the Schedule Zoom & Stretch window. Shortcuts: Zoom: Ctrl + up/down arrows or Ctrl + mousewheel Stretch: Shift + up/down arrows or Shift + mousewheel
Schedule Properties Icon Schedule Properties Click to modify the Schedule Properties settings.
autograph Automated Layouts Click to run the automated layout engine. Options also include > Open Layout Manager > Animate When Running > Always Fine Tune After Running and > Layout Manager Settings.
Logic Mode Icon Logic Mode Click to maintain GPM algorithmic rules as the schedule is modified. Click again to work without restraints of logic.
GPM planning2 GPM/Early Dates/Late Dates Mode Click to choose between planned dates, CPM early dates, and CPM late dates. Save prior to changing modes.
Resource Display Icon Resource Display Click to hide or show the resource profile at the bottom of the canvas.
Resource Limit Icon Resource Limit Click to display resource limit overages.
Global Edit Mode (GEM) Click to choose between Global Edit Mode or Date Lock mode. Date Lock mode prevents objects from being moved horizontally. GEM allows all the descriptive elements of objects to be clicked and dragged to new positions.