Assign activities to a machine type in Machine typesΒΆ

Important! A project schedule, which includes activities and the roles required in the resource pool should already been set up.

In order to assign activities to a machine type, do the following:

  • Select the view Start > Resource views > Machine types.
  • Select the menu item Start > Edit > Filter.

The dialogue box Filter opens.


  • Remove the tick from the check box Offer only used resources for selection to view all machine types from the resource pool in the list.
  • You can mark the check box Roles and transfer all machine types to the view Machine type usage.

Alternatively ,you can mark only selected machine types.

  • Click on the button OK.
  • Select a machine type which you want to assign activities to. The tab Activities in the window Resource properties lists activities from the project schedule.


  • Mark the check boxes of the activities.
  • Among others, you can define the quantity, utilization and notes of a machine type for an activity.
  • Mark the check boxes of the activities.
  • Click on the button OK.

Machine type properties during allocation

During the allocation you can refine role properties by controlling and defining the following values for each activity:

  • Number of machine type
  • Usage of machine type
  • Notes concerning a machine type

Activity selection

During the assignation you can determine the activity list by activating /deactivating the following options:

  • Assigned activities only lists only assigned activities.

Activities at a specific date

You can filter activities that are due at a specific date. If you leftclick on a cell showing the result from the row Machine type and column Date, you will only receive the displayed activities that were defined for this particular time period.