GANTT SETTINGS

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GANTT SETTINGS

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The Gantt tab in the Preference Manager allows you set defaults for all of the Gantt elements in your chart, as well as global Gantt chart default settings. The options on the Gantt tab are not related to specific themes but are global Mekko Graphics Gantt chart defaults.

GENERAL TAB

Chart
Define your default font size for gantt labels, thickness of border lines and default timeline element (process, bar, line or bracket)

Layout
Set defaults for which resource columns will be displayed in your gantt chart and whether those columns will display on the right- or left- hand side of your chart.

Bullets
Define the style of your bullets and set indentation defaults.

Date Format
Set your default date format for all dates in your gantt chart. Auto setting will inherit the date format defined in your regional settings.

First Day of the Week
Set the first day of the week as Sunday or Monday.

Weekend Days
Define what days are considered weekends.

Q1 Start Month
Define what month begins the first quarter of your fiscal year

 

ELEMENTS TAB

You may define defaults for border style, border thickness, and start and end tip displays for processes and bars. For bars, you may also set the default height of the bar. You may do this for for both Default and Alternative Styles.

For brackets and lines, you can set the default marker style, marker size, line thickness, and line styles for both Default and Alternative Styles.

For milestones, you can set the default marker style, size, and outline style for both Default and Alternative Styles.

For datelines, set your default line style and thickness, as well as marker style and size for both Default and Alternative Styles.

For date shading, set your default border width and style as well as the transparency level of the shade itself, and whether the shade appear in the front or the back of other elements in your gantt chart. You may do this for for both Default and Alternative Styles.