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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Project 2002 by Tim Pyron

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Exploring the Standard Groups

Another way to organize project information is to apply a group definition. Grouping allows you to, for example, create subtotals for numeric data or create a multiple-level, hierarchical structure of data based on some code such as the outline numbering. Applying a group definition rearranges the task or row information onscreen into a temporary outline structure, according to the values in specified Group By fields. In this way, grouping is similar to performing a multilevel sort. You can use the Show Subtasks, Hide Subtasks, and Show Outline Level drop-down list buttons on the Formatting toolbar to show or hide ...

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