UPDM 3 Plugin 18.4 Documentation

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The Date and Time Settings dialog is provided for defining a particular date and time. The dialog supports ISO8601, the International Standard for the representation of date and time.

The dialog can be used for elements or views that have date and time properties (e.g. Actual Project Milestone, Actual Enterprise Phase).

To open the Date and Time Settings dialog


  1. Open element's Specification window.
  2. Select the Date property value cell and click Edit.
    The Date and Time Settings dialog opens.

Date and Time Settings dialog

Dialog elementElement typeDescription
Set the date and timeDrop-down list

A date and time value that exists in the model.

Select a new date and time value from the drop-down list.

Select timelineText boxA package for the data grouping.
DateVisual calendar

A date value in the visual calendar.

To select a day, click the day on the calendar.

To move through months, use arrows on the left and on the right in the title section of the calendar.

To move through years, use double-arrows on the left and on the right in the title section of the calendar.

DateSpin box

A date value in the text format (“YYYY-MM-DD”).

To change the time value you can do one of the following


  • Type a new valid date value.
  • Click up and down arrows to increase or decrease the current value.
TimeSpin box

A time value in the text format (“hh-ss-mm”).

To change the time value you can do one of the following


  • Type a new valid time value.
  • Click up and down arrows to increase or decrease the current value.
Time zone Drop-down list

A time zone value.

Select a new time zone value from the drop-down list.

The default time zone value is the one of your computer regional settings.

ButtonDescription

[...] (by the Select timeline box)

Click to select or create a new timeline. The Select Timeline dialog opens.

TodayClick to set the Date box value to the current date of your computer.
NowClick to set the Time box value to the current time of your computer.
DefaultClick to set the Time zone box value to the value that is set in your computer.