KnowledgeBase : TimeTabler
When you've typed your data for a Year-group into a Batch, you should TEST it, to check that the data in the Batch is entered correctly, BEFORE you start using the Batch in your schedule. Here are the most important 5 quick tests to check a Batch:    1. ...
To investigate how to solve Kick-outs (lessons that cannot be scheduled), please start with SECTION F6 in your Manual. This article is a detailed supplement to SECTION F6; it gives you further detailed suggestions on how to solve a problem kickout when s...
CONSISTENT  GROUPING CAN BE USED TO TIMETABLE CONSISTENTLY-SETTED GROUPS OR SETS: Consistent Grouping is a special method that can be used to say that certain classes cannot be scheduled at the same time. Because of this it can be used as a better alte...
If you are using _TIMETABLER _in a PRIMARY School, or a JUNIOR School, or a PREPARATORY School  ... then please read our advice on the best way to schedule:  HOW TO SCHEDULE A PRIMARY / JUNIOR / PREP SCHOOL [http://www.timetabler.com\SupportCentre\Primary...
If you are starting (or beginning to prepare for) a NEW Year in _TIMETABLER_, you may find these articles useful: -  clear old items [http://timetabler.helpserve.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/17/0/what-is-the-best-way-to-clear-out-old-items-in-timetabler...
THE PROBLEM: After I have entered my activity-batches, and then view the Curriculum Diagrams on the Curriculum Diagram Screen [section D], some diagrams are displaying correctly but some are not. (Also the Teaching Group Names are not showing correctly, ...
Different Cycle-formats If you wish to maintain schedules with different cycles (number of days and periods) then you can do this as follows: A) DEFINE A CYCLE: Go to 'Customize -> Day & Period Labels', choose a cycle-format to edit (from the drop-down ...
If you are new to _TIMETABLER _and have an existing timetable (either on paper, or in Excel, or in another system) ... then you can (re-)enter this existing timetable into _TIMETABLER_ ... but you may find that it is harder than creating a new timetable f...
_HOW ARE ROOMS ASSIGNED TO LESSONS DURING SCHEDULING ?_         THERE ARE 4 WAYS IN WHICH ROOMS ARE ASSIGNED TO LESSONS DURING SCHEDULING:   1) By default, when you schedule a lesson, a room is assigned based on the (up to 3) “FAVOURITES ROOMS” you h...
How can I start a new timetable for next academic year, while still holding on to our current timetable? Here are 3 different ways to do this: ------------------------- 1.  Simply start a New Schedule.  There's no problem about starting a New Schedule ...
If you have a question about how _TIMETABLER_ works (or _OPTIONS_ or _STAFFCOVER_), then the online SUPPORT CENTRE is the best way to ask it: http://timetabler.helpserve.com/ If you wish to contact us in another way, then please see the 'Contact Us' deta...
Restoring returns you to a point that you have previously stored in a Backup file.   Occasionally, if we have edited your timetable or data for you, we may send you a Backup file for you to restore. If you wish to restore a Backup file into _TIMETABLER_,...
They say ‘_a picture paints a thousand words_’, and on our SUPPORT CENTRE, we really believe this.  So when sending a ticket to our SUPPORT CENTRE, please include any SCREENSHOTS that help explain your situation/problem/question. At times, a VIDEO rather...
IF YOU NEED A NEW OR EXTRA COPY OF THE TIMETABLER MANUAL: If you have lost your copy of the manual, or if your manual is now well out-of-date, then we'd encourage you to order a printed copy, _either: _via the order form:  click here for an order form [...
_HOW CAN I SCHEDULE IF DIFFERENT 'PARTS' OF MY SCHOOL HAVE DIFFERENT PERIOD TIMES ?_ Suppose you wish to timetable: --a SENIOR SCHOOL, years 7 to 13, with a 6-period day, starting at 9.00 AM, and --the JUNIOR SCHOOL, years 1 to 6, with a 7-period day, st...
During the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, if you want some hints & tips about how to timetable for social distancing, see the special PDF we have prepared, at: HTTPS://WWW.TIMETABLER.COM/COVID-19/ [https://www.timetabler.com/covid-19/]  At the time of w...
POSSIBLE WAYS TO STAFF A LESSON There are 4 ways of staffing a lesson (ie: telling _TIMETABLER_ which teacher will take this group/lesson):  1   WITH A SPECIFIC TEACHER: select the specific teacher you wish to take this lesson/group.  2   WITH A POOL T...
You do NOT need to clear out all your old data and start from scratch (unless you want to). You can re-use your old data ...and save yourself a lot of time. Most people use the following method: 1. Take a BACKUP of your current data ... both externally ...
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