Combining Time Maps

  1. What Are Time Maps?
  2. The Default Time Map and the Project Time Maps
  3. Time Maps for Your Goals & Routines
  4. Time Maps for Your Personal Times
  5. Time Maps for Theming Your Days
  6. You’re here ->Combining Time Maps

You can assign multiple time maps to a single task or project. When you add more than one time-map to a task or project, SkedPal combines the time-maps in either of the following ways:

The first way is to use the intersection of the time-maps. In other words, your task or project will only schedule during the overlapping hours of the time-maps. Let’s look an example.

I have a task with ‘Working Hours’ time-map. I want to make sure that this task is scheduled any time between Monday to Friday in an afternoon. Since the ‘Working Hours’ is inclusive of all hours of the day, I’ll add the ‘Afternoon’ time-map to this task to limit the scheduling time to the afternoons.

The second way is to use the combination of the time-maps. In other words, your task or project will schedule any time during either of the time-maps. So, let’s see an example:

I have a tight schedule this week, and I want to extend my working hours to be able to meet my deadlines. I have designed a ‘late-working hours’ time-map that I only use to add to my important projects. I don’t want to use this time-map for the ordinary work. So, I just add this time-map to my important project for this week.
As soon as I add this time-map, SkedPal warns me that there is no intersection between these two times – which is ok and that’s what I want.

Notice the icon next to the time-maps. Once I click on the icon, it changes the way SkedPal interprets your intention of using multiple time-maps. This icon means you want the intersection of the time-maps. Once you click on it, it toggles to the second way SkedPal interprets your time-maps.

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