Making the Project Look Good
In This Chapter
Formatting the Gantt chart
Formatting Network Diagram task boxes
Dressing up task boxes
Modifying the layout of a view
Changing the gridlines in a view
Adding graphics to the project
Creating a custom field
You may know the saying “Clothes make the man.” Well, in the same spirit, sometimes the look of the schedule makes the project. Having a project that looks good serves two purposes: It impresses people with your professionalism and people can look at the project on the screen and on hard copy to easily discern the different boxes, bars, and lines.
Project uses default formatting that’s helpful in most cases. However, if you have certain company standards for reporting — say, representing baseline data in yellow and actual data ...