For Gantt, is it possible to override closed days for selected tasks?

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asked Aug 16 in Wanted features by Peter M
Using Gantt (which is wonderful like everything else in PlantUML)

Some tasks may be active over a weekend, e.g. a trade show, while most tasks should respect our weekend off.

Right now the saturday, sunday are closed makes a weekend tradeshow start the following Monday

It would be nice if days can be closed, then opened for a task(s) then closed again.

Or be able to specify a task ignores closed days.

Is this something I missed in the Language Reference, or if not this would be a feature request.

1 Answer

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answered Aug 17 by plantuml (279,680 points)

Good suggestion!

With last snapshot, you can now have this.

2020-07-07 to 2020-07-17 are closed
2020-07-13 is open

2020-07-14 is open for [Prototype design] 
2020-07-2 to 2020-07-4 are closed for [Prototype design] 

Project starts the 2020-07-01
[Prototype design] lasts 10 days
Then [Test prototype] lasts 10 days

[Foo] lasts 10 days


Are you expecting something like this?

We did not implement it for weekday but we can if this is useful for you.

commented Aug 17 by PeterM (100 points)
Exactly what I was hoping for.

And implemented so fast! ... I never experienced such wonderful service before. Wow.