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Timeline Settings pop-over

Timeline Settings pop-over

This pop-over gives a visual method for setting a number of timeline view-related attributes:

  • Width. This adjusts the scale of the bottom scale, i.e. how much horizontal distance there is between days or months, etc.
  • Scale Color. A trio of standard colour controls set the main colour used in the scale bar at the bottom of the timeline. $TimelineScaleColor.
  • Band Color. A trio of standard colour controls set the colour a tint of which is used to draw alternate timeline bands ($TimelineColor). The actual colour set is a 'lighter' shade of the colour set in the controls.
  • Label Color. A trio of standard colour controls set the colour used to draw timeline band labels ($TimelineBandLabelColor).
  • Label Opacity. Sets the opacity with which timeline band labels are drawn ($TimelineBandLabelOpacity).
  • Labels. Sets the labels used for timeline bands ($TimelineBandLabels).
  • Start. Sets $TimelineStart.
  • End. Sets $TimelineEnd.
  • Include:

Attributes:

  • Start. Choose and alternative Date-type attribute for plotting event start instead of $StartDate.
  • End. Choose and alternative Date-type attribute for plotting event end instead of $EndDate.


A Tinderbox Reference File : Dialogs : Timeline Settings pop-over