Allocate machine types

In order to allocate machine types to the selected activities, do as follows:

  • Activate the tab Machine types in the window Activity properties.


Available machine types The left table shows you all the machine types defined in the basic resources.

  • Enter a string value in the field Filter to show only certain machines (search via the machine group, type and code) or enter two dots “..” in order to view the machine types that have already been used in the project.

  • Doubleclick on the entry in the left table to allocate this machine type to the activity. Allocated machine types The right table shows you the machine types already selected for the activity.

  • Enter the number of machine types required for this activity in the field Number.

  • Enter the machine type usage of this activity in the field Usage.

  • Enter notes that might be crucial for the machine types in connection with the activity in the the field Notes.

  • Click on the button OK.


  • You can adjust the layout of the columns of both tables at your convenience by rightclicking on the column names of the table and selecting the columns you want to adjust.

  • In order to have quick access to the used resources, click on the button Resource pool if you are using the general resource pool - or on the button Project resources if you are using a project-specific resource pool.

  • The time of use will be calculated automatically.