The Line Construction Simulator allows you to check the validity of hypothetical lines against the trip rules configured.
Layout of the Line Simulator tab
The Line Simulator for: Dropdown menu to select the period.
Category: Dropdown menu to select category.
Employee Number: Text box to enter an employee number
Copy Line button: Displays the employee’s line (if one exists) for the selected period.
The window pane below shows all of the relevant information for the Pairing, Training Pattern, or Absence.
If the line validation fails, the Name pane shows the name or number of the violation and the Candidates pane shows possible substitutions.
Add button: Add a Pairing, Training Pattern, or Absence.
Edit button: Edit any selected Pairing, Training Pattern, or Absence.
View button: View pairing information for a pairing entered in the Line Simulator and the information opens in a separate window. You can only view information for one pairing.
Clear button: Removes the selected line item and any Pairing, Training Pattern, or Absence indicated on that line.
Validate button: Sends the line to the N-PBS Scheduler for validation.
Acclimation button: This feature will show an acclimation report of each duty in the current period plus seven calendar days prior to the current period.
FRMS Rule Exceptions