The TaskJuggler User Manual

Project Management beyond Gantt Chart Drawing

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Keyword export


The export report looks like a regular TaskJuggler file with the provided input data complemented by the results of the scheduling process. The content of the report can be controlled with the definitions attribute. In case the file contains the project header, a .tjp extension is added to the file name. Otherwise, a .tji extension is used.

The resourceattributes and taskattributes attributes provide even more control over the content of the file.

The export report can be used to share certain tasks or milestones with other projects or to save past resource allocations as immutable part for future scheduling runs. When an export report is included the project IDs of the included tasks must be declared first with the project id property.

Syntax export [<id>] <file name> [{ <attributes> }]
Arguments id [ID]
An optional ID. If you ever want to reference this property, you must specify your own unique ID. If no ID is specified, one will be automatically generated. These IDs may become visible in reports, but may change at any time. You may never rely on automatically generated IDs.
file name [STRING]
The name of the report file to generate. It must end with a .tjp or .tji extension, or use . to use the standard output channel.
Context export, properties, resourcereport, taskreport, textreport, tracereport, accountreport

Attributes Name Scen. spec. Inh. fm. Global Inh. fm. Parent
end (report) x x
formats (export)
period (report)
scenarios (export)
start (report) x x
taskroot (export)
timezone (export)

project export  "Project" "1.0" 2007-01-01 - 2008-01-01 {
  timezone "America/Denver"

resource tux "Tux"
resource bob "Bob"

task t1 "Task 1" {
  start 2007-01-01
  effort 20d
  allocate tux
  allocate bob
  limits { dailymax 6h }
task t2 "Task 2" {
  start 2007-01-01
  end 2007-06-30
  allocate tux
  allocate bob
  limits { weeklymax 3d }

# Export the project as fully scheduled project.
export "FullProject" {
  definitions *
  taskattributes *
  hideresource 0

# Export only bookings for 1st week as resource supplements
export "Week1Bookings" {
  definitions -
  start 2007-01-01
  end 2007-01-08
  taskattributes booking
  hideresource 0

# Export the scheduled project as Microsoft Project XML format.
export "MS-Project" {
  formats mspxml
  loadunit quarters

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