# [pstricks] features for gantt-charts? Ore is there a solution already, and I can not find it?

tex at opialla.de tex at opialla.de
Sat Apr 17 12:22:32 CEST 2010

Herbert Voss <Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE> hat am 17. April 2010 um 10:08
geschrieben:

> Am 16.04.2010 09:50, schrieb tex at opialla.de:
>
> > 1.) As basis unit I use "Quarter", because "Month" is to fragmented to me
> > for a
> > period of 3 years. But if I use non-integer-values for the task duration or
> > [...]
that would be most important for me, because I would like to have a more precise
handling on beginning and finishing a task.

>
> > 2.) Is it possible to only have the headings of the respective Years shown
> > (e.g., Year 1, Year 2) instead of the quarters, but still to retain the
> > dashed
> > lines for each quarter? I think with showing all the Quarter Headings, makes
> > it
> > to crammed.
>
> Possible, but cannot be done in minutes ... I do not know, if
> I find some time.Its not THAT important. But a solution to the
> TaskUnitType=Month issue woulde be very nice...

>
> > 3.) Is it possible to remove the border of bars for the respective tasks? Or
> > to
> > have them follow the gradient as well as the filling of the bars as stated
> > in
> > the last example in the pst-gantt-manual
> > (
> > http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-gantt/pst-gantt-doc.pdf
> > )?
>
> define a TaskStyle with eg "fillcolor=red,linecolor=red"
> For a gradient filling see the source code of the
> documentation.
>
> > 4.) I also would like to know if there is a different (more convenient) way
> > to
> > get the task description in two lines, like in the third task in the example
> > below. It works, but seems to me a little hacked. I think many users would
> > want
> > this, in order to be able to put longer descriptions in their tasks.
>
> define a command
> \def\Text#1{\tabular{c}#1\endtabular}
> and then use \Text{foo\\bar}
>
> > I could not really figure out, what "TaskUnitIntervalValue" does, so I
> > uncommented it. For this I also woult like to have enlightenment. ;-) When
> > somebody can figure out some of my requests I hereby volunteer to put nice
> > examples together to be added to the (for me obviously :-) little short)
> > package-manual.
>
> the value for the steps predefined as 7 for weeks.
> for month it should be 30 and for years 12.
> With setting it to a smaller value you can decrease
> the width of the chart if it is too big.
Thanks a lot. Really appreciate looking into my lengthy request...

>
> Herbert
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