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You can choose to shade the weekend days.

Or you can choose to hide them.
Say Saturday and Sunday are weekend days.

If you choose to include weekend days:
- copy parts of this schedule to another schedule and a week will consist of 7 days
- copy 7 days into this schedule you will get one week

If you choose to exclude weekend days:
- copy parts of this schedule to another schedule and a week will consist of 5 days
- copy 7 days into this schedule you will get one and a half week
In the case that Saturday and Sunday are weekend days :

If you choose to include weekend days the month January will consist of 31 days.

If you chose to exclude them it will typically consist of 22 days.
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Timeline
Plug-ins
visible elements in timeline
Today's date in the blue timeline will be colored orange. When hovering on today's date an orange line will appear in the grid.
      

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You can choose to shade the weekend days.

Or you can choose to hide them.
Say Saturday and Sunday are weekend days.

If you choose to include weekend days:
- copy parts of this schedule to another schedule and a week will consist of 7 days
- copy 7 days into this schedule you will get one week

If you choose to exclude weekend days:
- copy parts of this schedule to another schedule and a week will consist of 5 days
- copy 7 days into this schedule you will get one and a half week
In the case that Saturday and Sunday are weekend days :

If you choose to include weekend days the month January will consist of 31 days.

If you chose to exclude them it will typically consist of 22 days.

first day of the week:
There are 3 ways of numbering the weeks in a year:
  first day week first week of the year includes
Europe, Asia, Oceania Monday January 4th
North America, China, Africa, Latin America Sunday January 1st
Most of Middle East Saturday January 1st

24 hour clock       12 hour clock



The reference date line is the black vertical line that hovers above the grid.


For example: this line can represent a deadline in your project or your current progress.
A pattern will appear in the header of each collapsed group matching the planned activities in that group.

Enables you to turn on all sorts of custom columns on the left side of your schedule:

An extra button in the toolbar that allows you to expand or collapse all your groups at once:

* these settings apply to all schedules you open
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Import
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Microsoft Project 2007 & 2013
Open mpp files directly with Tom's Planner.
Excel
Copy & Paste cells from Excel, Numbers or any other spreadsheet application into Tom's Planner.
Tables in Word
If the author has formatted the tables correctly you can copy & paste almost any table into Tom's Planner.
CSV
Import CSV files from other applications into Tom's Planner (Google Calendar, iCal).
Trello
Import Trello boards. (more info).
Basecamp
Import Basecamp projects.
Google Calendar
Import Google Calendars.
JSON
Use json files for local backups or if you are a developer and want to build upon Tom's Planner
Image
Export your chart to an image file and email it to others or include your schedule in reports, presentations and web pages.
Microsoft Project
Results in an xml file which can be imported into Microsoft project 2003 and the more recent versions.
Excel
File can be opened with Excel and most other modern spreadsheet applications (more info).
CSV
Export your data to CSV to be able to import it in other applications (more info).
JSON
Use json files for local backups or if you are a developer and want to built upon Tom's Planner (more info).
PDF
This is the best option if you want to print your schedule (and stick it up the wall).
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We will have no access to your password, emails, posts or anything. We will only use the accounts to authenticate you.

You can deactivate this feature again any time you like.

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Project schedules
Depending on your account type you can own (and share) a certain number of schedules at the same time.

Typically the project manager has a paid account to create and share multiple schedules with his or her team members and the team members have a free account to be able to collaborate on the various schedules of the project manager.
Free Updates
Free Updates
All Tom's Planner updates are free no matter what kind of account you have. Note: some new features might only be available to paid accounts.
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Email Support
We want you to be happy with our product. Word of mouth has turned out to be our best ally in getting Tom's Planner out there. We will provide free email support to all Tom's Planner users irrespective of your account type. Feel free to contact us any time at support@tomsplanner.com.
Collaborate Online
Collaborate Online
You can collaborate on your schedules online and in real-time with your team members.

When you invite someone else you can choose to give them read and/or write access to your schedules.

If you receive an invitation to collaborate on a schedule, a free account will suffice.

If you want to invite others to collaborate on your schedules you will need a paid account.

Typically the project manager has a paid account to create and share multiple schedules with his or her team members and the team members have a free account to be able to collaborate on the various schedules of the project manager.
- Get Invited
Get invited to collaborate.
To accept an invitation to collaborate on a schedule from for instance a project manager, a free account will suffice.

You can collaborate on as many schedules as you like.
- Invite Others
Invite others to collaborate
If you want to invite others to collaborate on your schedules you will need a paid account.

You can invite as many others as you like.
Print Schedules
Print Schedules
A paid account enables you to print your schedules or export them to an image file that can be included in, for instance, your PowerPoint presentation or Word documents.
Personalize Logo
Personalize Logo
In the left bottom corner of the tool you will find a Tom's Planner logo. In paid versions of Tom's Planner you can hide this logo or replace it with one of your own logos.
Export Schedules
Export Schedules
Export
A paid account enables you to export your schedule to:
- MS Project
- Excel
- CVS
- PDF
- Image file
- JSON (Unlimited accounts only)
Back Up & Save Locally
Back Up & Save Locally
You can choose to save your schedule offline on your own computer. If your schedule contains confidential information and you don't feel comfortable storing it on our servers, this might be an option for you.
Embed Schedules
Embed Schedules
You can embed schedules on any website, your intranet, Google wave or any project blog. It works the same as embedding your YouTube videos.
All Collaborators Can Print
All Collaborators Can Print
If others collaborate on your schedule and you have a Professional account others need a paid account to be able to print your schedule.

However if you have an Unlimited account everybody who you have invited to collaborate on your schedule will be able to print your schedule (even those with a (free) Personal account).
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Welcome to Tom's Planner!

Let's show you around a little first.
This is where you can list all your activities or resources.
This is the timeline. You can scroll it to the left and right.
This is the area where you can schedule your activities or resources.
This is the legend where you can label the different colors and icons.
The key thing to remember is to use the right mouse button!
Don't know how to right click on your mac? Click here for more information.
The key thing to remember is to use the looooong click!
Let's try and add a new row to this chart.

Right click with your mouse on the highlighted row.
Don't know how to right click on your mac? Click here for more information
Let's try and add a new row to this chart.

Press with your finger for at least 1 second on the highlighted row.
Now click on the 'add row' option in the menu that just appeared.
Great! You added a new row. We named it "Visual Design" for you.

Now let's schedule the activity.
Right click with your mouse on the highlighted row. Press with your finger for at least 1 second on the highlighted row.
Now click on the 'add time block' option in the menu.
And choose a color for your time block.
There you go! You created your first 'time block'.
Now change the start date by dragging the time block with your mouse to the left or right. Now change the start date by dragging the time block with your finger to the left or right.
You got it!

Just remember to use the right mouse button a lot.
You got it!

Just remember to use the loooooong click a lot.
To share, print or export your chart just click on one of these buttons.
And last but not least, be sure to check out our manual if you have any questions.
Feel free to play around with this sample project a bit more.

We hope you enjoy the tool!
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