Plant-Manager

Command: QPFLANZEN

Description

The plant manager is a tool for a safe and easy way to create your planting plan. All functions of the plant manager will be explained in the following links and on this page:

The highlights of the plant manager:


After opening a drawing with plants, the plants in the model and layout are always shown as unfilled symbols because of that the drawing can be opened more quickly. After regenerate the drawing with the command REGEN, the selected display types are displayed correct again.

Application

  1. To open the plant manager click in the menue on the tab Planning.
  2. Click the little black arrow next to the object manager and then plant manager.
  3. You also can open the plant manager with the command QPFLANZEN.
  4. You can now adjust the Manager individually:
    Change the position and size of the window by moving and scaling.
    configure the tree structure with the button.

Function

Object Tree

The tree at the top of the plant manager is divided into the nodes Drawing, Standard and Compilation.

Drawing

Under the node Drawing all plants that are used in the current drawing are summarized. Sorted by different categories.

  • Usage - Sorted according to their use as a Solitaire -, area - or line planting.
  • Plant species - Sorted by type of plant like trees and shrubs, perennials, grasses, etc.
  • Flower colors - Colour sorting by flower color groups.
  • Light requirements - Sort by light requirements.
  • Sectors - Spatial structure of planning like front garden, pond area etc.
  • Planting areas - Sort plants according to established areas.
  • Planting length - Sorted by established hedge rows and avenues.

Standard

The node Standard includes the plants that you add and define as standard.

  • Is empty at first-time use of the plant manager.
  • Fill it via drag & drop out of BUSINESS, DATAplants or from the node Drawing.
  • Build your company standard and pass it on to all employees.
  • With Configuration more nodes can be displayed (for example, light requirements and bloom colour).

Compilations

In this node, you can define and store certain plants compositions for further use.

  • Compositions (such as silver summer and PinkParadise - planting schemes)
  • Themes (cottage garden and shade plants)
  • Configurable (hide and sort the subtopics)
  • old planting schemes can be applied in the compilations of the plant manager (through the right mouse button)

More informations about the topic compilations of plants can be found in this movie: