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Microsoft® Project 2010 In Depth by Scott Daley, QuantumPM

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Chapter 7. Defining Task Logic

After you enter project tasks and estimate durations, you must focus on developing the schedule of start and finish dates for project tasks. This chapter focuses on logic: how to link tasks to define the logical sequence of activity, thus giving Microsoft Project specific information for calculating a schedule. Besides linking tasks, this chapter task explains constraints and discusses performing advanced actions on tasks.

In short, if tasks are not worked on in a logical order, schedules will not make sense and the project will turn into chaos. This chapter helps you avoid that, and shows you how to logically link and schedule tasks.

A project schedule depends on a number of factors, including the following:

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