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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Project 2002 by Tim Pyron

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Attaching Notes to Tasks

Providing good documentation about the details of a project is a hallmark of good project management. These notes are invaluable in a complex project because without them you can easily forget details about why you made specific decisions. They also provide essential information for other users of the project file or to your successor, should you move on to other duties.

Include in your notes any assumptions that you make about the tasks and any reminders you need to document. Figure 5.16 shows a note for the Prototype Design task. You can also include the notes in printed reports by choosing File, Page Setup and selecting the Print Notes check box on the View tab.

Figure 5.16. You can use task notes to document details ...

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