Re: [tablix-list] schooltool bounty and/or bakeoff

From: John Winters <johnREMOVE@THISsinodun.org.uk>
Date: Fri Oct 29 2004 - 19:28:07 CEST

On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 03:44, Tom Hoffman wrote:
> Thanks for your input, John!
>
> On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 09:01:22 +0100, John Winters <john@sinodun.org.uk> wrote:
[snip]
> > The timetabling task is then simply to schedule all the lessons in such
> > a way that when a lesson from column A is happening, no lesson from any
> > other column may happen, etc. Any subject which appears in two
> > different columns will have two sets of classes for it, and the column
> > from which you select the subject dictates which class you will attend.
>
> I'm still not sure if this step is done by Tablix or some other means.

It certainly *can* be done by Tablix (and has to be, as part of the
process of producing a workable timetable) but AFAICS it's currently
excessively tedious to set up. I'd love someone to prove me wrong, but
I don't think the obvious facilities are there.

John
Received on Fri Oct 29 20:08:58 2004

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