Style Settings


You can register multiple display settings for each type of charts and tables for later use. This is the set style capability. This capability enables you to:

  • Name the current display settings and register it as a style.
  • Select any style and update the display settings of windows that are open.
  • Set any style to the default style (the one used for a new window).
  • Explicitly specify the style when opening a window.
  • Delete a style.
  • Replace the contents of a style with the contents of the current display settings.

The contents of style settings is saved style table. For instance, whether to show certain styles can be set using this table.


New Style

Register the contents of the current display settings as a style. Selecting the new style option invokes a dialog where you can enter a style name.Enter a unique name.

Save Style

Saves the content of the current display settings overwriting an existing style. When the user has not selected a style (standard style is selected), it will behave same as a new style.

Delete Style

Deletes an existing style. Registered styles appear on the sub menu.Select a style to delete from the menu.
When the style which the user wants to delete is selected, the confirmation message will appear. It will be deleted when "Yes" is selected. It is not when "No" is selected.
However, this menu will not appear if the user has not stored any styles yet.

Select Default Style

Select a style to be applied implicitly when you open a new graph window. Registered styles appear on the sub menu.Select from the menu a style to be used as the default. Selecting <Standard Style> will set the initial value Asprova already has. The initial value of the default style is <Standard Style>.

XML Export

Export style info in XML format. Select the style name which you want to export from sub menu.
See here for more details.

Selecting A Style

A list of all registered styles along with the <Standard style> appears under the menu separator. Selecting one of these styles will cause the contents of the style to be reflected immediately in the currently active chart / table.

Style management

When "Style management" of the workspace is set to "Project manager", normal users cannot perform the following operations. (Ver.15 restricted feature)

1. Save new style or modified style, delete style, specify default style
2. Style hide, unhide, display order change executable from the right-click menu on the Style tab
3. Style XML file import
4. Editing of “Hidden (property window)” property on the style table

For information on how to share styles for each user and module, see here.

Windows in which you can use the style settings feature

You can apply styles to tables that belong to projects, time charts, integrated master, dispatching view, HTML view, message windows, Object Browser, and purchase master (SCP only).

Style categories

For time chart and table windows, categories of the windows will be dynamically determined according to the contents of display settings. Only the styles that belong to those categories will be displayed in the style menu.

Generally, table time charts include the following types of charts:

  • Resource Gantt Chart
  • Order Gantt Chart
  • Load Graph
  • Inventory Graph
  • Lead time graph
  • Due Date Achievement Graph
  • Custom chart

For table windows, categories are set for each class. There is also a special category called "Custom table".

Other categories include the following categories.

  • Integrated Master
  • Work Instructions
  • HTML View

* "Custom table" and "Custom chart" are the categories that correspond to windows in which multiple types of top level objects exist.

Properties that are not included in styles

A number of properties of display settings will be copied when a style is reflected or saved. As an exception, information about the size and position of the window or rows of the table will not be copied.

To be more specific, properties that are not included in styles are as follows.

Properties related to window size/position

ID (Docking window ID)

Dock column

Dock row

Dock % width

Dock height

Floating left

Floating top

Floating width

Floating height

Control bar info

Current state

Z order

Control bar stat

Window state

Window left

Window top

Window width

Window height

Properties related to top level object of a table

Top level objects

Top row gather method

Row class ID

Top level object of Integrated Master

Display all items

Attributes of each row of a table

Row object Ids

Row level Ids

Row level values

Row height Ids

Row height values

Row invisible Ids


Last style

Emphasized instructions

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