Import event schedules into CueTimer
CueTimer lets you import event-schedules and rundowns from applications like Excel and Google Sheets. Import CSV&TSV files, or, if you have already opened the file, just copy and paste the spreadsheet-data.
The CSV import menu lets you review and sort the data before it goes into the timer-list. And, if you need some help, you can always ask Chat GPT.
Use the spreadsheet import menu
Schedules and rundowns come in all forms and sizes. To make sure that the spreadsheet-data matches what you can use in CueTimer, we have added an import-menu where you can:
– shuffle the columns around and decide what you want to import
– decide from which line the import starts
– get a preview of what will be imported
You dont need have data for every column: Just import what you know, and CueTimer will generate what is missing. And by using the Auto-Schedule, we can calculate durations just from the start-times.
Copy & paste spreadsheet data
If you have your spreadsheet opened in another application, you can just copy and paste what you need into CueTimer. Use the Import menu to match the columns between the imported data and the CueTimer timer-list.
The auto-delimiter helps CueTimer separate the columns.
And if your spreadsheet-data dont have a header, we have an option for that as well.
Import a CSV or TSV file
You can also open CSV and TSV file in CueTimer.
If the spreadsheets doesnt start from the top row, you can move down until you find the row where the spreadsheet starts.
CSV stands for “Comma-Separated Values,” and it is a widely used file format for storing and transferring tabular data. A CSV file consists of rows of data where each row represents a record. Within each row, fields are separated by commas, making it simple to structure and interpret the data.
TSV, or “Tab-Separated Values,” is another format that is similar to CSV. Instead of commas, fields in TSV files are separated by tabs. Both formats are easily imported into many types of software, offering a convenient way to organize and manage data.
Still having problems? Use Chat GPT
What if the schedule you receive is written like this:
“Regarding tomorrow’s event, I think John Smith can start at nine, then Jane Doe takes over at 9:30. Jim Jensen continues at 10, then June Olsen can wrap it up at 11. Lunch will be served at 11.30 and lasts 30 minutes. “
To convert this into a readable spreadsheet, use Chat GPT. By using the right prompt, you can get a perfectly formatted cue-list that you can paste into CueTimer.