2.6 Tab Tools

In this tab you can press the following buttons:

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Label
Description

JobCtrl

With the JobCtrl wizard you can carry out all necessary imports and exports (e. g. the export of the program schedule, an PTS/APS export). All imports and exports are customer specific. As all jobs differ per client, they will not be further described here.

To perform an import or export, please do the following:

  1. Open the JobCtrl wizard and select the required job in the drop-down list next to Select import/export.
  2. On some imports/exports you need to make a further selection in the second drop-down list.
  3. Description: short description of the job.
  4. Date: Depending on the import/export you can enter a date from/to or the start date (for examples on exporting a week).
  5. Channel/Folder etc.: select the objects from the lists.
  6. Enter the source file. With the button  you can enter the target or source path.
  7. Enter the duration of the editing timeout.
  8. If you wish to view the import/export, please activate the flag Show.
  9. The flag Close dialog after execution is activated as default setting. In case you need to perform another job, deactivate this flag. The dialog will then remain open.
  10. Start the import/export with OK.

ReportCtrl

You can start all required reports in the ReportCtrl wizard. Several general reports can be carried out, further reports can be configured customer specific.

To perform a report, please do the following:

  1. Please select the respective report in the drop down menu.
  2. For some reports you can make a further selection in the second drop-down list.
  3. Description: short description of the job.
  4. Date: Depending on the report you can enter a date from/to or the start date (for examples on exporting a week).
  5. Channel/Folder/Asset: select the objects from the lists.
  6. Enter the source file. Via the button next to the field you can enter the target or source path.
  7. Enter the duration of the editing timeout.
  8. If you wish to view the report, please activate the flag Show.
  9. The flag Close dialog after execution is activated as default setting. In case you need to perform another report, deactivate this flag. The dialog will then remain open.
  10. The report is generated with OK.

Import commercial schedule

With the help of this function the imported commercial bookings of the commercial distributors will be assigned automatically to the ad breaks within the broadcast schedule. The bookings can be assigned on the basis of the ad block number.
Commercial bookings which can be assigned are displayed in green; bookings that cannot be assigned are displayed in red. After the assignment these commercial bookings can be displayed as individual commercial spots in the broadcast schedule. They are subordinate to the ad breaks.

Import Media Planning Imports the media planning.

Delete Media Planning Deletes the media planning.

Export broadcast schedule
  1.  If you want to export your broadcast schedule, please save all changes before starting the export and select this option.
  2. Enter the channel which is supposed to be exported and select the start and end date for the export.
  3. If required, enter the version.
  4. In case you need to save export into a separate file, activate the respective flag.
  5. Start the export.
    → The Planner will inform you whether the export was carried out successfully.

Insert folder

Inserts a folder into the data bar.

Insert note tab

 Inserts a note tab into the data bar.

Remove tab

Removes a tab from the data bar.