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Preactor Power User Course

The Problem:

Need Help cONTACT Advanced Planning and Scheduling Software | Manufaturing Scheduling | Preactor

Preactor fundamentally changes the role of the scheduler. Over the years Preactor has created a library of tools that are designed to help the scheduler work faster and smarter. Knowing how and when to use these tools can have a profound impact on your ability to create better and smarter schedules.

The Solution:

The Power User Course is a completely different approach to training schedulers in that it gives schedulers hands-on experience with tools that improve their day to day effectiveness as opposed to learning how to best model your factory.

Who Should Take the Power User Course?:

The Power User Course is a must for new schedulers and is strongly recommended for schedulers with less than two years of experience. It is also recommended for schedulers who want to refresh their skills and keep up-to-date with the latest tools from Preactor in v12

Power Users may also want to take the new Basic Reporting course.

Time: 2 Days Cost: $1,500 per student

In addition to handling the day to day work, the scheduler needs to play a key role in the evolution of your Preactor solution. This course is also designed to help schedulers think about ways they can improve the scheduling process.

 

The Power Reporting Course

The Problem:

Preactor contains a vast amount of useful scheduling information not found in any of your other systems. This information is only useful if it can be presented to those who need it in a format that they can understand.

The Proposed Solution:

The new Power Reporting Course gives you the tools you need to find the data you need and the ability to present it in the format you want.

The new syllabus includes:

  • Introduction to Visual Studio and to scheduling
  • Introduction to Preactor Schema [Tables, links]
  • Report creation using the Reporting Wizard
  • Report deployment to Preactor and Reporting Services environments
  • SQL and basic transformation functions

Who Should Take the Reporting Course?

The Reporting course is for Preactor Power Users who have taken at least the User Training Course and need to be able to generate reports and for those who don’t have direct access to Preactor.

Time: 2 Days Cost: $1,500 per student

Any Preactor user could benefit from the ability to create custom reports.

 

Configuration Training

The Problem:

The Configuration Course is the starting point for those wishing to customize Preactor. Workshops show how to: make changes to the main configuration files (.prtdf and .prmdf) import and export data from and to other software programs and create Event Scripts which allow macro style customization of events in Preactor.

 

  • Preactor Structure
  • Table Definition File (.Prtdf)
  • Menu Definition File (.Prmdf)
  • Modifying the Command Definition File (.Prcdf)
  • Integrating Preactor with other systems
  • Preactor Reports
  • Preactor Web Publisher
  • PrSpy
  • Preactor Communication Object
  • Preactor Viewers
  • License Site Manager
  • Compiling Configurationsr
  • Migrating from older versions
  • Preactor Event Script Processor
  • For Events
  • Actions
  • Timed Events
  • Transferring Event Scripts
  • Debugging Event Scripts
  • Example Scripts

Who Should Take the Configuration Course?

The Configuration Course is for Preactor Power Users who have taken at least the User Training Course and need to be able to import and export data from and to other software programs and create Event Scripts which allow macro style customization of events in Preactor.

Time: 2 Days Cost: $1,500 per student

 

Preactor API Training

The Proposed Solution:

Having completed the Configuration course, there is also the two day Application Programming Interface (API) Course which covers the following subjects:

  • Introduction
  • Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • Template Projects
  • Overview of Preactor Objects
  • Creating Custom Actions
  • Setting up a Custom Action
  • Using the Preactor Object
  • Data Manipulation
  • Debugging, Logging and Error Handling
  • Using the Open Planning Board Objects
  • Event based Rules on Algorithmic Rules
  • Custom Windows
  • Deployment
  • Hands-on workshops

Who Should Take the API Training Course?

Attendees should have attended the Preactor Configuration course and have a good understanding of the Microsoft .NET Framework & API concepts.

Time: 2 Days Cost: $1,500 per student