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What is Task info?
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Task info is a functionality intended to view basic information about a selected task.
What is Task?
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A task is an activity in the project necessary to reach the project specific goals, characterized by duration, clear starts and finish dates. Tasks are the bricks (basic units) used for building a project plan.
What is Task type?
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Task types help the application determine how duration, work, and units will behave as Project Plan 365 schedules the project. The available task types are Fixed units, Fixed duration and Fixed work.
How do I remove a milestone?
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In order to remove a milestone, select the desired milestone task, go to the Task menu - Task Information dialog, click "Advanced" tab, uncheck "Mark as Milestone" checkbox and click "OK" in the dialog.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Predecessors tab – Task Information dialog” do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Predecessors tab – Task Information dialog” redirects us to the “Link Unlink Tasks” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Notes tab – Task Information dialog” do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Notes tab – Task Information dialog” redirects us to the “Task Notes” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Task Notification tab – Task Information dialog” do?
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The ‘Help” button inside the “Task Notification tab – Task Information dialog” redirects us to the “Task Notification” article in our Online Help page.
How can I add Hammock Tasks?
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We are sorry but we don't support hammock tasks at this point.
How do I leave the task without start and finish dates?
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If you want the tasks in your project to appear with the Start, Finish and Duration fields blank, please set the schedule mode of your tasks to Manually Scheduled. In order to do that, go to the File menu - Options, select "Schedule" tab. From "New Tasks Created" field select "Manually Scheduled" and click on "OK".
What does the “Help” button in the Task Information dialog do?
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The “Help” button in the Task Information dialog redirects you to the “Task Information” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Replace” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Replace” dialog redirects you to the “Replace” article in our Online Help page.
How do I set a calendar to a recurring task?
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In order to set a calendar to a recurring task, click on the “Calendar” dropdown inside the Recurring Task dialog, select the desired calendar and press “OK”.

Note: If you will select the “Night Shift” calendar, a reschedule prompt dialog will appear that will notify you that the tasks will occur during nonworking times and Project Plan 365 can reschedule the tasks to occur at the first available working time. If you want to reschedule the tasks occurrence(s) click “Yes”.
What does the “Help” button inside the “Recurring Task Information” dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the “Recurring Task Information” redirects us to the “Insert Recurring Task” article in our Online Help page.
What does the “Help” button inside the Find dialog do?
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The “Help” button inside the Find dialog redirects you to the “Find” article in our Online Help page.
After I applied time-off for a resource, the start and finish dates for tasks didn’t change.
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In order to recalculate the changes made on the resource calendar, set the Task Type to Fixed Units.
How to select multiple rows or cells in iOS?
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We are sorry but it is not possible to select multiple rows or cells in our iOS applications.
Why I can’t see the “Task Notes” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Task Notes” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Task Information” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Task Information” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Split” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Split” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Select All” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Select All” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Paste” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Paste” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Unlink” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Unlink” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Link” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Link” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Insert” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Insert” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
Why I can’t see the “Find” button in ribbon on the Mac platform?
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If the “Find” button is not visible in ribbon, please press  "More" button. You should be able to find in the dropdown the button that doesn't fit inside the ribbon because of the small window size.
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