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Activity usage pattern

A description of the preferred periods for the activity to occupy.

You set the usage pattern in the same way as the preferred starts pattern.

However, the difference between them is that Enterprise Timetabler takes the usage pattern into account throughout the entire duration of the activity, when it calculates the "best" timetable position for the activity. Conversely, Enterprise Timetabler takes the starts preference pattern into account only at the activity start time.

You can use shades of green to indicate a preference for using particular periods, or shades of red to indicate that particular periods should be avoided.