4. Working with Tasks

In This Chapter

Understand how Project 2013 schedules tasks

Understand task types and their impact on scheduling

Entering and editing tasks

Scheduling tasks to start in a certain order

This chapter introduces you to tasks and how they are scheduled, and walks you through task types and how tasks are affected by different task types. It also shows you how to enter task information, set predecessors, and edit task information.

After you have your initial project plan created and saved, the next step is to add tasks to your project to represent the work that needs to be done. Before adding tasks, it’s important to understand the different types of tasks that Project 2013 uses. With a basic understanding of task types, ...

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