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Microsoft® Office Project 2007 Inside Out by Teresa S. Stover

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Scheduling Tasks to Achieve Specific Dates

With task dependencies established, your project schedule is taking shape and looking more and more realistic (see Figure 5-13).

With durations entered and tasks linked, the Gantt Chart shows more meaningful schedule information.

Figure 5-13. With durations entered and tasks linked, the Gantt Chart shows more meaningful schedule information.

Microsoft Project uses the task information and controls that you enter to schedule your project from start to finish. By default, Microsoft Project schedules each task to start "As Soon As Possible."

Note

For the standard project being scheduled from the project start date, Microsoft Project applies a default constraint of "As Soon As Possible." If you’re scheduling from ...

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