Building Hours Wizard

The Building Hours Wizard streamlines the configuration process. You can use it to configure building hours for multiple dates.

To use the building hours wizard:-

  1. On the EMS Desktop Client menu bar, click Configuration > FacilitiesBuilding Hours.

    The Building Hours window opens. This window lists all the buildings and their operating hours that are configured in your EMS Desktop Client database.

  2. Click Wizard

    The Building Hours Wizard opens.

  3. Click Add Dates

    The Date Pattern dialog opens.

  4. Enter a date pattern, and then click OK.

    Both the Start Date and End Date are required values. The dates that meet the pattern that you specified display in the Building Hours Wizard. If any of the dates that meet the pattern are holidays, then the name of the holiday displays next to the date.

  5. To view information about a date that is marked as a holiday, you can select the date, and then click Special Dates.

    To remove dates from the list, you can select the date, or Ctrl-click to select multiple dates, and then click Remove.

  6. Click Next

    The Building Hours Wizard updates with a list of configured buildings in your EMS Desktop Client database.

  7. Select the buildings for which you are configuring the same hours, and then use the arrow to move the buildings to the Selected list.

  8. Click Next.

    The Building Hours Wizard updates with options for configuring the building hours for the selected buildings.

  9. Set the new hours for the buildings.

    Option

    Description

    Set Building Hours

    Select to specify the time period (Open and Close) during which the building is to remain open for the date. EMS Desktop Client users can make reservations on this date in the selected buildings even if the events are scheduled outside the indicated time period. They receive a warning that the reservation time exceeds building hours.

    EMS Web App users cannot make reservations outside of building hours.

    Closed All Day

    Select to close the building for the entire day. Then a Web Only option displays on the Building Hours dialog.

    • If you do not select Web Only, then none of your users (EMS Desktop Client or EMS Web App) can make reservations on this date in the selected buildings.

    • If you do select Web Only, then EMS Desktop Client users can make reservations on this date in the selected buildings and EMS Web App users cannot. Configure Pricing Info

    Open All Day

    The default value. Leave selected to have the building remain open for the entire holiday.

  1. Click Finish

    The Building Hours Wizard closes.