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Gantter Help

tasks

Gantter allows you to add an unlimited number of tasks, and helps you group tasks by supporting summary tasks. Summary tasks group their subtasks; they do not have their own duration, cost, etc. Gantter calculates their properties from the properties of their subtasks.

To add a task:

  • Click a cell in Tasks View.
  • Type the name of the task in the cell (i.e. Paint the wall).

To edit a task property page:

  • Click¬†on the number column for the Task in Task View¬†or
  • Highlight a cell in Tasks View and select the Properties command from the Actions toolbar¬†or
  • Highlight a cell in Tasks View and¬†select the Properties command from the icon toolbar¬†or
  • Highlight a cell in Tasks View and hit F2.

To insert a task above the current one:

  • Click Actions from the toolbar.
  • Select Insert Above or
  • Hit the Insert Above button on your keyboard.

To insert a task below the current one:

  • Click¬†Actions from the toolbar.
  • Select¬†Insert Below or
  • Hit the¬†Insert Below button on your keyboard.

To add a summary task:

  • Add a regular task.
  • Click Actions from the toolbar.
  • Select Indent.
Name Description
task Task On the Gantt chart tasks are represented as blue bars
critical task Critical Task Critical tasks are shown in red color (when View -> Highlight Critical Tasks is checked)
summary task Summary Task Summary tasks are black bars
milestone Milestone Milestones are shown with their finish dates

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