Join John Riopel for an in-depth discussion in this video Checking task links, part of Managing Time-Constrained Projects with Microsoft Project.
We want to change some of the features behind Microsoft…Project, so we're going to go return to the file ribbon and…select options and on the file options we'll select…schedule.…Now, we're going to deselect the option that says autolink…inserted or moved task.…This will create the auto-creation of predecessor successor…relationships.…We'll press ok.…Now, in Microsoft Project we typically add in a start and a…finish to our projects, so we're going to insert a task…above line one.…
So we'll select that and select insert and put in a start…project milestone.…We want to link that to the first task within our project.…So we'll put in a zero day duration and move over and put…the successors in as task three, comma five, comma eight.…This will give us the successors for that task.…Now, there are numerous ways to put in links and we'll…create another milestone at the end of our project.…So we'll go down to the last task and type in complete…project and again put zero days duration so that Project…knows it's a milestone.…
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- Determine the duration of a milestone.
- Explain how to add a lead to a task.
- Identify the difference between a deadline and a constraint.
- Recognize how to put tasks in sequence.
- Recall how to overlap two tasks.
- Explain how to change the available working time for a task.