In the Main Menu, click Setup, Definitions, Blockout Types.
The Blockout Types definition determines the available Blockouts to use in the Appointments Module and the blockout background color.
Note: Requires the Setup
, security permission (see Permissions
To Use solid blockouts instead of outlines on the appointment book, check the Appointment Module Preference. To change the Blockouts text color, see Definitions: Appointment Colors.
To add or edit available blockout types:
- Double-click an existing item or click Add to create a new item. The Edit Definition window will open.
- Name: Enter the blockout name. This will show on the appointment schedule.
- (Optional) Set the Usage of the blockout type. Usage selections are abbreviated in the Flags column of the definitions grid.
Block appointments scheduling: When checked, prevents appointments from being scheduled over this blockout type (NS flag).
Disable Cut/Copy/Paste: When checked, disables the cut, copy, and paste functions for this blockout type (DC flag).
- Click the colored block to select a blockout Color.
- Click OK to save.