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Using Microsoft® Project 2010 by Brian Kennemer, Sonia Atchison

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2. Navigating Project 2010

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to navigate around the interface and how to use the views in Project 2010.

The first step in really digging into Project 2010 is to look closely at the different parts of the user interface. At the top of the Project window is the ribbon, below that is the timeline, and below the timeline is the view display area.

Using the Ribbon

The ribbon is made up of several tabs that display commands appropriate for whatever view you’re using in Project 2010. Each tab contains several groups of buttons, separated by vertical gray lines and labeled in gray text at the bottom of the tab. Figure 2.1 illustrates the tabs and groups on the ribbon.

Figure 2.1. The ribbon is displayed at the top of the ...

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