Week Calendar is an additional service that EVE system provides. This plugin module allows you to schedule functioning of specific components for the week, hour by hour. Define days and hours of the week in which the component should be ON/OFF. Week Calendar plugin turns to be extremely helpfull in case you want to schedule scenaries or want to use the component as input of a logic.
Step by step support
Differently from other EVE plugin modules, this plugin is thought to be used on EVE Manager.
“Week Calendar” component is already visible on “Components Library” tab. However you necessarily need to download EVE Logic on your PC in order to make use of this additional service/component. EVE Logic installation will allow you to successfully use this component on your new project.
1. EVE Logic download
Select Tools tab from EVE Manager menu –> Plugins
Download EVE Logic in order to enable Week Calendar plugin.
You can also check the plugin modules installation page.
2. Component’s properties
Once you have dropped Week Calendar component to “My Component” area, “Component’s properties” area will show you component’s details.
Week Calendar setting ask you to select components from drop down menu. If menu is empty (none) it means you missed to add the component on “My components” area.
Drag and drop to “My Components” area the component you need: in this case we need a Switch as sample.
3. Manadatory components
Drag and drop to “My Components” area the component you need: in this case we need a Switch component as sample.
Once you have dropped the necessary component to “My Component” area, you would need to set Week Calendar properties. Select your Week Calendar component and check on its properties area. Select the Switch component from the drop down menu.
4. Component’s parameters
You now need to schedule the week calendar for the selected light. Below is the parameters area where you can edit the calendar. As soon as you select “Edit”, the Week editor window will appear in front of you.
Work out your calendar and then confirm the configuration.
Note: If you manually turn ON the light when it is setted as OFF, the system rechecks its setting every new hour sending the scheduled command.
5. User Interface creation
Once you have set all properties and parameters switch to Map Interface tab of EVE Manager software and build your end user interface.
Drag and drop on the canvas area the Switch component if you want to control it manually. Note that you will not have to drop on the cavas area the Week Calendar component. Week Calendar will only manage the lighting calendar you previously scheduled for the specific Switch component.
Once you will have built the user interface upload the project to EVE and check the final result on your EVE Remote application.