User guide

Changing Date Formats

NetPoint will display dates according to whichever format has been set for the “short date” in Windows. As a result, a schedule created on a computer in, for example, the...

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PolyTime/Variable Time Units

Time units are the intervals on which activities and other objects are based. For example, an activity’s duration may span one day or any whole unit increment thereof. The schedule...

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Setting up a Schedule – Overview

Before drawing activities and building a schedule, it can be helpful to configure the plan appropriately. Whether you’re starting with a blank canvas or importing activities from another application, the...

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Object Icons

Objects are the building blocks of a plan. Add Activity Activities are the building blocks of a schedule and represent work being done. They have a start date and a finish date, represented...

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System Icons

System icons perform basic application functions, and are familiar to most users. New Project Creates a blank NetPoint canvas. Shortcut: Ctrl+N. Open Project Accesses saved NetPoint projects. For detailed instructions, see Opening and Unzipping Projects. Shortcut: Ctrl+O. Save Project Stores...

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Toolbar

The toolbar contains icons that access commonly used commands and objects. It includes system icons, object icons, and mode icons....

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Help Menu

Click the Help menu to access the following commands: About NetPoint… Shows current release information and link to website. Open User Guide… Opens a PDF of the NetPoint User Guide for help. Contact Support… Opens the default email...

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Windows Menu

Click the Window menu to access the following commands: Cascade Rearranges the current open files in a cascade view. Tile Rearranges the current open files in a tiled view. List of Open Plans Open NetPoint plans are listed here. ...

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Metrics Menu

Click the Risk menu to access the following commands: Open Metrics Manager… Opens a window for managing the metrics and Schedule IQ™.  For detailed instructions, see Schedule IQ™ and Analytics. View Schedule Statistics… Opens a window for viewing basic schedule...

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Risk Menu

Click the Risk menu to access the following commands: Open NetRisk Manager… Opens a window for managing the risk register, duration-ranging, floating, or pacing activities, and running the simulation and analyzing results (among others)....

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