What Is a Schedule?
A schedule is a document that contains a list of all intended events and times. What it does is that it can help an individual organize his/her recurring tasks so that each of them can be managed more efficiently. Having a schedule is essential for those that need to take care of multiple duties that contain deadlines. If ever you feel as if you're having trouble in managing what you need to do and when then consider making a schedule.
How to Create a Schedule in Apple Pages?
1. Understand the Purpose of the Schedule
Before you can get started, you will first have to know why you even need to make the schedule. Is it to help you with your maintenance-related tasks? Or maybe you need it to stay on track with your exercise routine? Knowing the schedule's purpose is something that you will need to do so that you'll know what you should put in it.
2. Create a Table
When using Apple Pages to make your schedule, you must first create a table. There are two ways that you can do this. You can either select the Format menu and select Tables or you can click on the Tables icon that's shown in the menu bar. The latter of both options is the faster method if you're pressed for time. Once you click on the tables icon, you get a drop-down menu that lets you select a style. Choose the one you want to go with and edit the number of rows and columns to how you see fit.
3. List Down Your Tasks
Now you will need to make a list of all the tasks that you are going to start and finish. When doing this, it is very important that each one is described in detail. What this means is that each description must contain enough information that will tell the reader exactly how a specific task is meant to be done.
4. Place the Date and/or Time Each Task Is Due
You must first organize what specific task must be done first and then work your way up until you find the proper sequence in which they must be completed. When you have figured that out, you must then place the exact date and/or time in which each of them is due into the schedule. You may also place when exactly they should be started on so that you'll have a better idea of how you should manage your time for each task.
5. Place Any Additional Notes
If you feel that it is necessary, then you include any additional notes into your schedule. They can be used to help ensure that certain tasks are done in the way that they are expected to. For example, one task may require the usage of certain materials so that it can be done properly. Your notes can point out what that task is and what specific materials must be gathered for it. Once you're done, simply click on File and then save the schedule at your desired location. If you like, you can also place tags on the file to make searching for it much quicker.