Schedule (Strips) Window - Overview

Moving around the Schedule

Scroll
fn-(down arrow) - page down
fn-(up arrow) - page up
command-(down arrow) - end of schedule
command-(up arrow) - top of schedule

Sorts: click-click on shooting day;
Schedule: shows selected scene.

Schedule 

Add Schedule
Click on Schedule, Click on Add Schedule;

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Type in new schedule name;
Tab to OR click in Short name field;
Type in 3 or 4 letter short name (shown in DooD);
Click on New Empty or New Duplicate (try changes from the current schedule).

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Delete Current Schedule
Click on Schedule, Click on Delete Schedule;
Return or Click on OK.


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Change Schedule
Click in Schedule Name field;
Click on Schedule.

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(Schedule) Layout

Click on Layout)(1) to open.

Layout

Default Layout:
Synopsis (shown in Strips); 2 line Strips (expand to multi-line with other layout options selected);
Day Banners: Start and End(of day, with date, number of pages or mins/secs); white text, black background.

Options: Cast IDs (instead of Role Names);
Scene Shoot Times (shows start and end time for shooting scene - start time for shooting day/ production times for all scenes must be set);
Prod. Times - shots (shows production time and number of shots set for scene, timing for Shooting Day);
Show Unscheduled (shows unscheduled scenes at end of schedule);
Show Sort (shows scenes in the schedule in red which are in the current sort);
Synopsis (shows synopsis in 2 line strip);
Script Day (shows Script Day/Time in multi-line strip format);
V.O. Roles (adds V.O. Roles to scenes in schedule);
Width (Click on the middle mark if Empty Days Cut is not shown);
One Line Strips (use with Cast IDs as only shows top Role Name);
Day Banners - End only (default - Start and End);
Day Banners - Black (text) on White (background).

Click in box to select / deselect an option;
Click on Close when selections are finished.

Strips Background Colors

3 alternatives to switch between:
Default: INT-Day White; EXT-Day Yellow; INT-Night Green; EXT-Night Blue;
Black text on single background color;
Black text on white.
Click on diamond(1) to switch between alternatives.

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Change default background colors
Click on WattWenn (title bar), Click on Preferences;
Click on Strips Colors;


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Click on color to be changed(2);
Select color from menus;
Click on Apply.

Add background color to another Time of Day
Click on WattWenn (title bar), Click on Preferences;
Click on Strips Colors;
Click on menu(3);
Click on Time of Day;
Click in box for INT, EXT or I/E;
Select color from menus;
Click on Apply.

Strips with single background color
Click on diamond(1).

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Change default single background color
Click on WattWenn (title bar), Click on Preferences;
Click on Highlight Colors;

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Click on Background color(4);
Select color from menus;
Click on Apply.


Strips in Black and White

Click on diamond(1).

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Return to default background colors
Click on diamond(1).

 

Schedule Tools

Set Dates
Full documentation in Scheduling/Set Dates
https://wattwenn.co.uk/documentation/scheduling/schedule-dates

Schedule Length
Click on Schedule Tools, Click on Schedule Length;

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Type in Schedule Length (max 500 days);
Return or Click on Apply.

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Day Notes - Start Times
Where to add sunrise, sunset and any header, footer notes to your schedule. Start Times + Production Times for scenes + timed banners (meals, moves etc.) can give the timing for the Shooting Day.

Click on Schedule Tools, Click on Day Notes - Start Times;

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In panel, Day Notes: Click on the Shooting Day number(1);
EITHER Click in Start of Day(2), type notes;
AND/OR Click in End of Day(3), type notes.

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In panel, Shooting Start Time (shown in schedule if Scene Shoot Times ticked):
Click on the Shooting Day number(1);
Click in Hours field(4), type in the start hour;
Tab to or Click in Mins field, type in minutes;
Click on ‘Apply to selected day’ OR ‘ Apply to all days’.

Days - Add
For when you want to add several days in one go - otherwise use Empty Days.

Click on Schedule Tools, Click on Days - Add;

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EITHER - Add Days BEFORE Selected Day
Click on Shooting Day(5);
Tab to or Click in Number of Days box(6), Type in number;
Return or Click on Add.

OR - Add Days at END of schedule
Click in Number of Days box(7), Type in number;
Click on Add.
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Days - Delete
For when you want to delete several empty days in one go - otherwise use Empty Days.

Click on Schedule Tools, Click on Days - Delete;

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EITHER if Only Empty Days Selectable is ticked(8), days with scheduled scenes will NOT select
Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select Empty days ;
Click on Delete selected shooting days.

OR Click in Only Empty Days Selectable box(8) (so NOT ticked);
Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select Empty days AND days with scheduled scenes ;
Click on Delete selected shooting days.

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Banner - Delete
Click on Banner;
Click on Schedule Tools, Click on Banner - Delete;
Return or Click on Delete.

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Selected Scenes (tools)

Schedule
Moves selected scenes to another shooting day.

Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select scenes;
Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Schedule;

Selected Scenes schedule 1

Type in Shooting Day number (to move the scenes to);
Return or Click on Apply.

Selected Scenes schedule 2

Unschedule
Removes selected scenes from the current schedule.

Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select scenes;
Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Unschedule;
Return or Click on Unschedule Scenes.

Selected Scenes unschedule

 

Mark Shot
So all the shot scenes are easy to see. Scenes NOT SHOT can be shown as a Sort for further scheduling.

Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select scenes;
Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Mark Shot.

Selected Scenes Mark Shot

 

Mark NOT Shot
For scenes needing reshooting.

Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select scenes;
Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Mark NOT Shot.

Selected Scenes Mark NOT Shot

 

Show Sortboard Browser 1 / Show Sortboard Browser 2
Add scenes from Sortboards to the Schedule.

Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Show Sortboard Browser 1 or Show Sortboard Browser 2;


Selected Scenes Show Browser 1

Sortboard Browser:
Click on Sortboard if not shown(1);
Click in group header/footer or Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select scenes;
Drag and Drop into the Shooting Day in the Schedule.

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Copy Scenes to Browser 1 / Copy Scenes to Browser 2 from Schedule
Click, Shift-Click and Command-Click to select scenes;
Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Show Sortboard Browser 1 or Show Sortboard Browser 2;
Click on Sortboard if not shown;
Click on Selected Scenes, Click on Copy Scenes to Browser 1 or Copy Scenes to Browser 2.

Selected Scenes copy to browser 1

(Schedule) Banners

Click on Banners(1);

Banners 1

Click on Shooting Day(2);
Click in the text field(3), Type in Banner text;
Click on background colour(4);
EITHER Return or Click on Add New Banner;
OR Click on Banner in Schedule, Click on Update Selected.

Banners 2

Click on Clear All for new Banner.
Click on Close to exit.

Add current Banner to another Shooting Day
Click on Shooting Day(2);
Return or Click on Add New Banner.

Add Production Time to Banner
Hours: Double-Click in box(5), Type number;
Minutes: Tab to or Double-Click in box, Type number;
Click in Timed Banner box.

Production Time for Banner will be added to timing for Shooting Day.
Select Layout Option Prod. Times to show timing in Schedule.


Moving a Banner in the Schedule

Click on Banner to select it;
Drag and Drop it.

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Delete Banner
Click on Bannner in Schedule to select it;
Click on Schedule Tools, Click on Banner - Delete;
Return or Click on Delete.

(Schedule) Empty Days

To add/delete several days at a time, use Schedule Tools, Days - Add / Days - Delete.

Add Empty Day
Click in Shooting Day in Schedule;
Click on Add above or Add below(1), until the number of days are added.

Cut Empty Day
Click in Empty Day in Schedule;
Click on Cut(2).
(The next empty day is then selected).

Empty Days