Peter Milton Planning

Adding an Extra Dimension to Your Schedules

Main Features of TimeChainage

The list below gives an idea of the many features of TimeChainage

  • A user interface that is easy to use and quick to navigate around
  • Spreadsheet style data input tables
  • Separate tables for planned and actual progress data to allow greater flexibility in data input
  • Network Critical Path Method for showing the critical path and available float
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for filtering, sorting, grouping and allocating default calendars, line colours, styles and widths etc
  • Activity codes for additional filtering and organising with their own line colours, styles and widths
  • Planned activities with logic linking and start/finish constraints. Entered details include start and finish chainages and progress rates. Dates and durations are automatically calculated.
  • Time risk allowances can be added to work activities and they remain visible as they are recorded in a dedicated field
  • Actual activities for tracking allow daily progress to be input and full as-built history is kept
  • User defined calendars
  • A schematic can be created with the in-built tool and shown above the chart, or a pre-defined image can be imported (eg CAD drawing or photograph)
  • Comprehensive set of chart formatting options including axes, grids, line and fill colours, fonts, holidays, line detail and more
  • Multiple user defined filters
  • Quick filters for planned and actual tasks
  • Critical path can be highlighted
  • Show early dates and/or late dates in the time chainage chart
  • Tasks can be shown as lines, bars, or hatched boxes
  • Multiple user defined layouts allows different views to be shown at the click of a button
  • Easy zooming for date and chainage range and size of chart
  • Local and Global datums for location allows you to input chainage data the way you want
  • Chainage and date milestones
  • Annotated data date line
  • Chart annotation - various options including automatic annotation that can also be manually modified
  • Images can be imported and added to charts
  • Learning curve creator tool, you specify the parameters, TimeChainage calculates the best curve
  • Easter Sunday calculator (the quickest and easiest way to determine the dates for Easter)
  • Export to and import from MS Excel using Windows Clipboard
  • The time chainage chart can be saved as a graphic for insertion into other documents such as Word, Excel etc.
  • Printing and plotting with full screen print preview
  • Project analysis and graphical progress reports
  • Print project calendars
  • Time convention can be upwards or downwards
  • Chainage convention can be left to right or right to left
  • Time chainage charts can be generated from existing Primavera P6 schedules (and other planning software)
  • Comprehensive User Manual & technical support provided
  • Fully supports international date formats