Skip Dates and Skip Days in GAGEtrak 7
GAGEtrak lets you define days of the week and specific dates to be skipped when calculating calibration due dates. These days might include weekends, holidays, plant shutdown periods, etc. You also define whether you want the calibration due date to be adjusted to the previous or following available day; this adjustment occurs seamlessly upon passing a calibration.
Navigate to the
Setup -> Settings -> Calendar tab
. In the
Skip Date Entry
pane, check the checkbox for any day of the week you want to regularly skip.
pane, enter a specific date you want to skip. As you enter a date, a new, empty field appears to add another date.
Skip Date Direction
field, you may choose either Skip Forward (which is the default) or Skip Backward. Selecting Skip Forward means that if a calibration due date falls on a skipped day/date, it would automatically be moved to the next available day in the future. Likewise, Skip Backward will set the due date to the first available day prior, which assures your gages will never be out of calibration on the floor.
Should you have a gage which does not conform to the global skip setting, you may change the
setting for that specific gage on the
We encourage you to explore the additional capabilities in your GAGEtrak software and as always, keep an eye out for future Tech Tips.