In this video, learn how to create a hammock task that spans a period of time within a project. You create hammock tasks by linking date values from other tasks in the project into the start and finish fields for the hammock task.
- Bonnie Biafore here.…This week we'll look at an easy way to create a hammock task…that spans a period of time within a project.…One example of a hammock task would be to represent…the project management over the duration of a project.…In this example, you would want a task…that runs from the project start to the project finish…regardless when those dates are and how they might change.…So we're going to do that with this project.…We're looking at the project using the Gantt chart view.…
The first thing I want to do here is…display to project summary task.…So I can see the start and finish dates for the project.…I'm going to head up to the top the ribbon click format.…And then over in the show/hide section,…turn on the check box, project summary tasks.…Now I've got that row zero and it show the summary…of the project including the start date and the finish date.…I'm going to scroll down to the very bottom of the task list…because I want to create our hammock task.…
I'm going to do that in the first blank cell…
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