Toolbar functions

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You will find the following buttons in many Untis windows:





Resize the window

This function adjusts the size of a window to match the table it contains.


Grid adjustment (display fields))

The functions of the grid adjustment dialogue are described in detail in chapter Displaying/hiding columns .



This button opens a new element. You will find more information in the chapter Data input .



This function deletes the active element. You can also mark several elements with the cursor and then use this button to delete them.


Serial change

Use this function to systematically change the contents of a field in all rows of the grid view in a single operation. This function is described in detail in the chapter Serial change .



When you click this button, a filter line is displayed and you can filter by the selected element. For more detailed information on filtering please go to filtering .



This function effects automatic permanent sorting and is explained in chapter Sorting .


Show all fields with content

This a very useful function that is used to temporarily activate all columns which contain at least one entry. Clicking on this button a second time restores the window to its original state


Lock this display

If this function is active (button pressed) the view in question will not be affected by events taking place in other windows. Automatic synchronisation is deactivated.


Time requests

This functions is used to enter time requests. The increments for time requests for elements range from '-3' (total block) to '+3', which indicates a strong desire for the element to be scheduled. Since time requests are of major significance for all elements and for lessons there is a chapter Time requests dedicated to this subject under User tips .


Colour coding

Use this button to assign any desired foreground and background colour to an element or lesson. These colours will be used to for screen element display (but not printing), for standard timetable printing and for the display of planning tools ( Scheduling dialogue , Scheduling timetable ). Other Untis modules such as the Cover planning module also display elements in colour at the appropriate places.



Tip: Colouring several elements

You can specify the colour coding for several elements in one operation by first marking them (with the cursor) and then clicking on the <Colour coding> button.


Additionally, in the 'Colour' dialogue you can define that new elements automatically are assigned a colour .






Page layout

This option allows you to change the settings for printing and to view the results at the same time. For more detailed information please go to Printing .



The <Settings> button allows you to change the font type, size and similar settings.


Refresh window

Refreshes the format. Alternatively, you can press F5.