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Watch this: Create an inter-project dependency
Article You can create an inter-project dependency to show a relationship between your project and a deliverable in another project. You can set up the dependency so th...
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Watch this: Split a task
Article Splitting a task interrupts the scheduled work for the task, creating a gap in the timeline. In this demo, I split a task, move the entire split task, adjust th...
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Demo: Add, hide, and show columns in Project
Article Play Demo (Or download the demo.) You may experience a delay while the demo is loading. Suppose you've created a project plan in Microsoft Office Project 2007, ...
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Watch this: Add resources
Article Adding resources to your project can seem tricky, but it doesn't have to be. Watch this video to learn how to add resources to your project, and how to assign t...
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Watch this: Wrap text in a cell
Article Wrapping text in a cell row in Microsoft Office Project 2007, such as in a Task Name column, can be a little tricky. Let this video show you how it's done. Watc...
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Watch this: Set up a recurring task
Article Show All Hide All If you have a task that repeats on a set schedule throughout your project, you can create a recurring task (recurring task: A task that occurs...
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Watch this: Add a deliverable
Article Show All Hide All You can identify deliverables (deliverable: A tangible and measurable result, outcome, or item that must be produced to complete a project or ...
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Watch this: Hide or show a column
Article Hiding and displaying (removing and adding) columns in Microsoft Office Project 2007 can seem tricky. Just keep this in mind: when you hide a column, it is only...
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Watch this: Create a calendar for a task
Article A task calendar is a project calendar that you create and apply to a task that has special scheduling needs. For example, a task that represents an automated pr...
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Watch this: Create a project
Article When creating a project, you can set specific project and file properties. In this demo, I create a new project, set a finish date for the project, choose a sta...
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Watch this: Create a custom field
Article Show All Hide All If you need a specific field added to your project that is not included as a default field in pjst_project12, you can create a custom field to...
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Watch this: Use a PERT analysis
Article Show All Hide All You can use a Program, Evaluation, and Review Technique (PERT) analysis (PERT analysis: PERT [Program, Evaluation, and Review Technique] analy...
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Watch this: Create a project from an existing project
Article If you have a project that went particularly well, you can use that project as the basis for a new project plan. In this demo, I create a new project by basing ...
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Watch this: Create a holiday
Article Every organization and every culture has holidays, but letting Project 2007 know this can be a little tricky. Project managers schedule holidays for the organiz...
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Watch this: Create a vacation day
Article Show All Hide All Everyone needs a little time off, but letting Project 2007 know this can be a little tricky. Project managers schedule vacation days for peopl...
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Watch this: Scroll to a task quickly
Article Project Gantt bars can get very complicated, especially if you want to look at a single bar among potentially thousands. Watch this video to learn how to quickl...
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Watch This: Filter your project quickly with autofilters
Article Learn how to quickly filter your task view by using AutoFilters. AutoFilters in Project 2007 are used the same was as AutoFilters in Excel and other Office prod...
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Watch this: Create slack (float) in your schedule
Article Show All Hide All Some projects may benefit from having slack (also called "float") (slack: The amount of time that a task can slip before it affects another ta...
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Watch this: Use lag and lead time
Article Show All Hide All Lag (lag time: A delay between tasks that have a dependency. For example, if you need a two-day delay between the finish of one task and the s...
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Watch This: Split a view
Article You don't have to split hairs in order to split a view. Watch this video to learn how to split views to efficiently change task and assignment information. Watc...
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Watch this: Show the critical path
Article Show All Hide All Keeping a close eye on your project's critical path (critical path: The series of tasks that must be completed on schedule for a project to fi...
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Watch this: Up to speed with Project 2007
Article This video series is designed to help you learn about using Microsoft Office Project 2007 to manage your projects. Part 1: An overview of basic elements Watch t...
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Watch this: Create a milestone
Article Show All Hide All A milestone (milestone: A reference point marking a major event in a project and used to monitor the project's progress. Any task with zero du...
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Watch this: Group tasks or resources
Article You can group tasks or resources by specific criteria, or you can create custom groups to use multiple criteria. In this demo, I group the tasks in my project a...
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Watch this: Insert a task
Article You can insert a new task between two existing tasks in your project. In this demo, I insert a new task and then give it a name and duration. Watch this video P...
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