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Microsoft Project: Filter predecessor and successor based on “Task Path” function
Microsoft Project version 2013 or later provide a function named "Task Path" to highlight the driving predecessor or successor in gantt chart but not provide a function to filter the activity. We can create a macro to filter activity based on "Task Path" function. Go to View -> Macros -> Visual Basic Right click on... Continue Reading →
How to highlight a Time period in Gantt chart in Microsoft Project
MS Project do not provide a tool to highlight a time period in Gantt chart. So how can we do it? First you create a new calendar. For example "Gantt Shade" In Exception tab, add the Time period you want to highlight. (From January to March) Right click on Gantt chart and select Nonworking Time...... Continue Reading →
How to edit Project calendar in Microsoft Project
By default when we create a new project in Microsoft Project it use 5 day work week. How about we want to use 6 day work week. I will show you how to do it. We have a simple project using default 5 days work week. We can see a task with 10 days duration start... Continue Reading →
Open Microsoft Project file and a blank screen appear
When you work with Microsoft Project 2010 in 2 monitor, you finish working, save the file and then next day you open a project file and a blank screen appear like this: What the he**, where is my project? At first I thought the file is damaged, but it isn't. To show the project you... Continue Reading →
Microsoft Project : Custom View (New view) appear in all Project
When you need to customize a View and save it for later use, sometimes we only need that View for a certain Project. However by default Microsoft Project always save New View to Global template, and it will appear in all project. This can cause problem because day by day the list of View will... Continue Reading →
What does “Effort driven” option in Microsoft Project do?
You may wonder what does "Effort driven" option in Task Detail Form do? Here I have 2 tasks. Task A doesn't have Effort driven check. When I assign 2 resources to it, the Work unit for each resource doesn't change (80h for each resource). No matter how many resource I assign, each resource will get... Continue Reading →
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