Knowledge Base – 9. Projects

PlanRadar Projects overall view

In this article, you will learn about the following:

9) Projects

  1. Create and set up a project
  2. Enter project details
  3. Add User
  4. Create Groups
  5. Layouts
  6. Plans and Layers
  7. Export project
  8. Edit project
  9. Copy a project
  10. Delete project
  11. Archive projects
  12. Add cover picture

In the “Projects” view, you will get a list of your projects. Here you can also create new ones and export a list of your projects in Excel format.

1. Create and set up a project

How to crate a project with PlanRadar
      1. Select the “Projects” menu from the navigation bar (on the left).
      2. Now click on the button “Create project”.

2. Enter project details

Only the specification of a project name is mandatory. The other fields are optional. If you add a project image, it can be displayed on the title page of your report.

Fill in Project Details with PlanRadar

3. Add User

On this interface, you can assign or remove users already registered on the platform (see USERfor detailed information). For a user to be able to contribute to the project, he must be assigned to the project.

How to add a User to your Project with PlanRadar

(a) Assign User: Click the green „+“-icon, to add the desired user to the project.

(b) Remove User: Click on the red „x“-icon to remove a user from the project. A user can not be removed from a project if tickets are still assigned to him.

(c) In the search box, you can search for specific users.

(d) If you activate the checkbox, the projects will also be synchronized for the respective user’s mobile devices

(e) Each „In-house“ user can be assigned roles. This allows you to control which user is allowed to record, edit, view or delete tickets (see ROLES).

NOTE! Contractors and observers are displayed in italics.

4. Create Groups

Assuming you already created Groups under the menu GROUPS, you can assign them to this project accordingly.

Working with Groups in PlanRadar Projects
How to set roles in PlanRadar
How to work with "groups" in PlanRadar

To do this, proceed as follows:

      1. Select the green „+“-icon to add the respective group to the project.
      1. Select the desired role, of the group and select each one to be assigned as a group member.

Should the role of the group differ from the role of the individually assigned user,

the role of the group is incurred. This can be changed later under “Assign user” again.

To remove a group, click on the red x“-icon.

To assign users to a group and create groups, check GROUPS.

      1. Assign and create layouts Click on „Add group“
      1. Click on “Add to project” to finish

 

NOTE! All layouts can also be managed under the main menu item “Layouts & Lists” (see LAYOUTS & LISTS“)

5. Types

To get to the Layout-Interface, click on the top right in the „Layouts-Tab. In order to be able to select types and allocate them to the project, you must first create them under the menu LAYOUTS & LIST. If you have not created one yet or want to create a new ticket layout, you can do this directly via this view by clicking on “Create ticket type” in the upper left corner. You can find out how to create a “Ticket layout” under LAYOUTS & LIST.

PlanRadar: How to create a ticket type

If the ticket layouts you want to apply exist, they can now be assigned to the project. To do this, proceed as follows:

(a) Select the green „+“-icon to add the respective ticket layout to the project.

(b) With the red „x“-icon you can remove ticket layouts

(c) Click here if you want to change certain type attributes.

(d) Make your changes (see LAYOUTS & LIST).

(e) The gear-icon allows you to make additional settings for the attribute

NOTE! All layouts can also be managed under the main menu “LAYOUTS & LISTS”

6. Plans and Layers

PlanRadar: How to create Layers

Use the „Plans and Layers“-Tab to upload plans. To do this, proceed as follows:

Create a layer

(a) If you want to upload a plan, click the “Create a Layer”-Button. Note that you can only upload plans in PDF-Format.

(b) Name the layer.

(c) Arrange the plan you want to upload to a higher level (if you have already uploaded parent plans).

(d) Click “Select files from your computer” and select the plans to upload.

(e) When finished, click „Save“

Create multiple layers

(a) If you want to upload multiple plans at the same time, first click on one of the (left) already uploaded levels.

(b) Now click the „Create multiple layers”-Button.

(c) Click “Select files from your computer” and select the plans to upload.

(d) When finished, click „Save“

Update or delete plan

(a) If you want to update or delete a plan, select it first (left)

(b) Click on the „Update plan” or “Delete plan”-Button at the bottom right.

(c) After clicking „Plan updated“, the option „Choose files from your computer“ appears. Now select the new plan and then click on „Save“.

(d) In the next step, you choose whether the old ticket items are to be used or whether you want to correct them manually.

7. Export project

You can also export a list of all projects in Excel format. A zip file is created which includes previews, audio files, pictures, lists and statistics.

PlanRadar: How to export a project
PlanRadar Interface beim Exportieren eines Projekts

To do this, proceed as follows:

(a) Select the project you want to export from the top left drop-down menu.

(b) Click on “export project data” in the lower right corner.

(c) In the export field you can select a filter.

(d) Confirm by clicking on “Export”. The export process will start, and you receive a notification as soon as it is completed. The process can take a few minutes.

8. Edit project

You can also edit project details later. You can choose yourself which data you want transferred. To do this, proceed as follows:

Scheme how to edit a Project in PlanRadar
How to Edit a Project with PlanRadar

(a) Click on „Projects“ on the navigation bar.

(b) Select the project you want to edit.

(c) Make your changes in the project details (for more information, see “Enter project details”)

(d) Click „Save Project“ to save your changes.

9. Copy a project

You can also copy your project data to a new project. You can choose yourself which data should be transferred.

PlanRadar: How to copy a project

To do this, select the project you want to copy in the “Projects” menu item and proceed as follows:

(a) On the right bottom corner of the detail page of your project you will find the “Copy project”-Button.

(b) Give the new project a name and choose which data to be copied. Then confirm the action with “Copy project”.

(c) You will receive a notification as soon as the copying process is completed.

10. Delete project

You also have the option to delete entire projects. Remember, however, that the data can no longer be recovered! As a precaution, a pop-up window appears in which you can confirm or cancel the deletion process before the final deletion process.

PlanRadar: How to delete a project

If you are certain that you want to delete a project, proceed as follows:

(a) In the project detail view, you will find the button at the bottom left of the screen “Delete Project”.

(b) Confirm the action in the Delete Project dialog box. You will receive an e-mail with the confirmation code. Enter the code and confirm the deletion of the project.

NOTE! The deletion of projects is only possible for the registered account owner.

11. Archive projects

If you want to remove a project from your project list, you do not have to delete it for good, but you can archive it. To do this, proceed as follows:

How to Archive a Project in PlanRadar

(a) In the project detail view, you will find the “Archive project” button at the bottom left of the screen.

(b) Confirm the action in the “Archive Project” dialog box.

12. Add cover picture

You can add a picture to each project.

In the account-view, manuals and FAQs are available. If you have any further questions, suggestions for improvement or comments, please contact: support@planradar.com. Alternatively, click on “Support” in the web platform and send us your request.

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