Showtime Manager helps you schedule sessions at your cinema. Here are some frequently asked questions about Showtime Manager and the Time Block view.
How do I navigate the canvas?
Hold Shift and drag the canvas to pan in any direction. Hold Shift and scroll with your mouse to pan side to side.
How do I view what films I've dropped in Showtime Manager?
Click the Film Palette icon and navigate to the Dropped tab to view films you played last week–but didn't scheduled for this week.
What's the quickest way to copy my schedule into Showtime Manager?
Use Session Entry to put together a schedule quickly. This is particularly useful if you screen a lot of very similar sessions at regular intervals or you like to copy a schedule from another format.
What's the quickest way to view paid and unpaid bookings for sessions?
The bars displayed on the session indicate bookings. Unpaid bookings appears in a lighter shade than the session whilst paid bookings appears a bar in darker shades than the session.
How do I update the snap to rules?
Go to Settings and update the Snap to (minutes interval) field. When sessions are created, they will begin at a starting time nearest to the multiple of the Snap to (minutes intervant) value.
Note: Updates do not affect previously scheduled sessions, unless they are moved.
Time block view
How do I navigate through the Time block view?
You can use your mouse and the arrow keys on your keyboard to select single or multiple sessions or cells on the grid, and navigate through the grid to copy, paste, and delete selections.
How do I hide areas on the Time block view to see information relevant to me?
Click the arrow buttons on the time blocks and screens to collapse or expand them. You can also collapse time blocks and screens with sessions within them.