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Microsoft® Project 2010 Step by Step by Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson

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Chapter 2. Creating a Task List

Chapter at a Glance

Creating a Task List

In this chapter, you will learn how to:

Start Microsoft Project Standard or Professional and save a new project plan.

Enter task names.

Estimate and record how long each task should last.

Create a milestone to track an important event.

Organize tasks into phases.

Create task relationships by linking tasks.

Switch task scheduling from manual to automatic.

Set nonworking days for the project plan.

Check the project plan’s overall duration.

Record task details in notes and insert a hyperlink to content on the Web.

Tasks are the most basic building blocks of any project—tasks represent the work to be ...

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