Visual Scheduling Tips & Tricks

The Production Order View

In the Production Order View, the production orders are displayed categorized by their status.

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The elements of the Production Order View in detail

Bars

Each operation of a Production Order is represented by a bar the color of which depending of the order's category during work times and a few shadings brighter during non-working times (also see below "Calendar").

Categories

The colors of the bars depend on the status the production order is categorized by since the categories are indicated by different colors:

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Calendar

A calendar in the background of the Gantt chart shows non-working times in grey, working times in white.

Links

Links are shown after having clicked the desired production order or production order line as described below:

  • between operations of one production order line
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  • between production order lines (make-to order)
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  • between Production orders
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Workdate

A vertical line in the chart indicates the workdate as having been set in NAV.

Due date

The due date of a production order is represented in the VPS by a diamond-shaped symbol:

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