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How do I change the color of the text inside the Gantt bars?
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To change the color of the text inside the Gantt bars, please go to menu Format – Text Styles and select Bar Text Inside then make the desired changes and click OK.
How do I add the Task Name inside the Bar in the Gantt Chart view?
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To add the Task Name inside the bar in Gantt Chart, go to the Format tab, click Bar Styles- select the type of Gantt bar – click Text tab – on the Inside field select Name – click OK.
Why the start of the tasks appears as 9:00 AM even though project schedule is set to start at 8:00?
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You need to set the working hours in both Options dialog under Advanced tab and in Change Working Time dialog (menu Project-Change Working Time) for each day.
It is possible to hide summary tasks?
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In order to hide the summary tasks from your project, go to the File menu - Options - Advanced tab. Uncheck the "Show summary tasks" checkbox and click "OK".
I've highlighted specific lines to call out information. Now, when I'm trying to delete the highlight, it doesn't work.
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 In order to remove the background color, please select the desired task then go to menu Task and on Font section set the background to white.

How to remove W5/4 label from the milestones in Gantt Chart?
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In order to remove the finish date appearing next to the milestones bar in Gantt Chart, select the task, go to the Format menu - Bar and select "Bar Text" tab. After that, from "Right" field remove "Finish" and then click "OK" .
What does the “Help” button inside the “Advanced tab – Options dialog” do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Advanced tabOptions dialog” redirects us to the “Advanced Options” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Properties” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Properties” dialog redirects us to the “Properties” article in our Online Help page.
How to change the font color in Notes field?
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To change the font color in Notes field, please insert the Notes column in Gantt Chart view by going to menu Format-Insert Column.Then, select the desired notes cell and change the font color using the Task menu in the ribbon.
Can I add Cost next to the bars in Gantt Chart?
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If you want the Cost to appear in the Gantt Chart, please go to the Format menu - Bar Styles option, select the Text Tab. Then, from Right - select the column Cost. Press OK and the Cost will be displayed in the Gantt Chart.
Is there a shortcut to add a new task?
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To add a task using a keyboard shortcut, on a Windows machine, please use the Insert key. On a Mac device, please use "Fn+Enter" keys.

How can I split the Timeline view?
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We are sorry but the Timeline view can't be displayed in split view yet.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Timescale” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Timescale” dialog redirects you to the “Timescale” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Progress Lines” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Progress Lines” dialog redirects you  to the “Progress Lines” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Layout” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Layout” dialog redirects us to the “Layout” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Select Language” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Select Language” dialog redirects us to the “Language” article in our Online Help page.
How do I hide multiple adjacent columns?
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In order to hide multiple adjacent columns, click on a column header, hold down SHIFT key and then click on the last column you want to hide. Once they are selected, right click on a selected column and from contextual menu select “Hide Column” option.
How do I hide multiple random columns?
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In order to hide multiple random columns, click on a column header, hold down  the CTRL key and then click on the header of the column that you want to hide. Once they are selected, right click on a selected column and from contextual menu select “Hide Column” option.

What does the “Help” button inside the “Column Definition” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Column Definition” dialog redirects us to the “Insert/Hide/Move Column” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Gridlines” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Gridlines” dialog redirects you to the “Gridlines” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the Task Dependency dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the Task Dependency dialog redirects you to the “Link Unlink Tasks” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the Font dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the Font dialog redirects you to the “Font Text Styles” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the Text Styles dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the Text Styles dialog redirects you to the “Font Text Styles” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Bar” dialog do?
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The “Help” button in the “Bar” dialog redirects you to the “Bar” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button in the “Bar Styles” dialog do?
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The “Help” button in the Bar Styles dialog redirects you to the “Bar Styles” article in our Online Help page.
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