In This Chapter
Creating summary tasks and subtasks
Collapsing and expanding tasks
Deleting tasks and inactive tasks
Entering a task note
The foundational unit in a project schedule is the project task; everything starts with it. After you identify and document your tasks, you can work with resources, dependencies, costs, durations, and other elements.
To be an effective task master, you need to be nimble in managing your tasks: Determine how to summarize work with a summary task, move work around, start and stop work in the middle of a task, and do all kinds of other tricks that help your schedule reflect what you want to happen on your project.
When you look at a project work breakdown structure, also known as WBS (refer to Chapter 2), or a project task list, such as the one ...