Display multiple timescales on your timeline

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Overview 

Office Timeline Pro+ lets you display up to 3 timescales on your timeline for better calendaring. Here’s how to do it:

Steps

  1. From your timeline slide, select the timeband to open its options in the Style Pane and then click on Timescale Settings.
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  2. Next, open to the Scales tab in the Timescale Settings window that pops up.

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  3. Here, you’ll see 3 scale tiers – top, middle and bottom - whose Visibility you can turn on or off depending on how many scales you want to show on your timeband.
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  4. For each timescale you’ve toggled on, you can choose a different band color, the units to display (e.g. years, quarters, months etc.), the type format you prefer, and whether to show separators between units or not:
    scale-customization-timeband-settings.png

    Note: As you edit your scale settings, you can see a live preview of the timeband to make customization easier for you.

  5. Once done, click save and the changes will automatically apply to your timeline slide:
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Quick tips:

  • You can style your timescales even further from the Style Pane – e.g. change text fonts, colors and sizes – and use “Apply to all” to transfer your styling options to all scales simultaneously.
    customize-multiple-timescales-style-pane.png

  • To remove a timescale, toggle its Visibility off from Style Pane->Timescale Settings-> Scales. Note that you can’t remove all scales – at least one timescale (whichever one) must be visible.
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If you have any questions about adding, editing or removing multiple time scales, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’ll be happy to help.

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