8. Schedule the event to stop at 11:00 p.m. by using the spinners or by typing the
Note: The time function only works on a 24-hour clock, 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The Start
Time cannot be later in the day than the Stop Time. For example, if a sequence is to display
from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., it must be entered twice. The first entry needs a Start Time
10:00 a.m. and Stop Time of 11:59 p.m. The second entry must have a Start Time of 12:00
a.m. and a Stop Time of 8:00 a.m. An error message appears if the start time is later in the
day than the stop time.
9. Select the dates the event must run. Click the drop-down arrow next to First Date. The
Select Date window opens. A user can also click inside the text field and type the first
10. To select the month and year, use the right and left arrows at the top. Select the current
month and year. To select the specific day, click the day in the calendar. Schedule the
event to start running today and click OK.
11. To change the last date, click the drop-down arrow to the right of Last Date. The Select
Date window opens. Users may also click inside the text field and type the last date. To
select the month, use the left and right arrows at the top. Select the current month and
year. To select the date, click the date in the calendar. Schedule the event to stop on
Note: The First Date must not occur before the Last Date. If it does, an error message
appears. When programming through the end of the year, make sure the Last Date is set
for the new year. Selecting days of the week is also a option in the Scheduler. This can be
used when a particular event occurs on the same day every week over a given period.
12. Click OK to enter the event into the schedule.
The full path name of the file appears under the Event Name. This can be changed so only the
sequence name appears.
1. From the View menu, select Preferences. In the
Preferences window, click the Show File Paths
check box so the check mark disappears. Click
OK. Notice that only the sequence name
appears under the event name. Refer to
2. The Preferences window also allows users to Calculate Run Time. This calculates the
amount of time a file appears on the display.
Figure 36: Preferences