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How do I break a line in a field?
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We are sorry but at the moment, you cannot get a line break in a cell in our application.
I want to hide the links on my Gantt Chart.
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We are sorry but there's no way to hide the links on the Gantt Chart without removing the predecessors/successors from the tasks.

How to unlink two tasks?
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To unlink two tasks, please delete or uncheck the Task ID from Predecessors/Successors column, or select both tasks and go to menu Task - Unlink. To change the Start date for a task, please make sure that the % complete is set to 0.

What does FS mean?
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FS is an abbreviation for Finish to Start dependency. It forces a task to start only when/after its predecessor/successor has finished; predecessor/successor finishes and the other starts.

How do I edit the Successors field?
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To add Successor to tasks, go to Gantt Chart view and in Successors field insert the Task IDs or select the successors from the field's drop-down list.

How to add a start to finish dependency?
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To add a start to finish dependency between tasks, you need to establish a Start to Finish dependency in the Predecessors or Successors column or in Task Information dialog under the Predecessors tab.

How do I make a start to start relationship between tasks?
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To make a Start-to-Start relationship between tasks, you need to establish a Start to Start dependency in the Predecessors or Successors column or in Task Information dialog under the Predecessors tab. For example, you have task ID 1 and task ID 2 and you want to establish a Start-to-Start dependency. In task ID 2 on Predecessors columns write 1SS.

How can I link two tasks?
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There are two ways to establish a relationship between two tasks or link two tasks:

  1. Click on the task that will be dependent and go to Task Information – Predecessors – select the task that will dictate the relationship and the type of link between them – click OK.
  2. Enter the ID of the task in the Predecessors/Successors field. You can enter the ID of the predecessor/successor and this automatically creates a Finish-Start link from the predecessor/successor to the current task or you can enter the ID of the predecessor/successor followed by the link type - a value in {SS, SF, FF}.
What is Start to Finish dependency?
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The Start to Finish dependency forces a task to finish only when/after its predecessor/successor start. If a nonzero lag is present, it is added to the Finish date.

What is Start to Start dependency?
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The Start to Start dependency forces a task to begin only at the same moment with its predecessor/successor or after its predecessor/successor started; the start of the predecessor/successor determines when the other starts. If a nonzero lag is present, it is added to the Start date.

What is Finish to Finish dependency?
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The Finish to Finish dependency forces a task to finish only when/after its predecessor/successor is completed; both tasks finish at the same time. If a nonzero lag is present, it is added to the Finish date.For instance, a value of 4FF+2 days in the Predecessors column signifies a Finish - Finish type link with a lag of two days, where the current task has the task with ID = 4 as its predecessor.

What is Finish to Start dependency?
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The Finish to Start dependency is the default link type applied. It forces a task to start only when/after its predecessor/successor has finished; predecessor/successor finishes and the other starts.A link can also have a "lag" value specified. Finish-to-start is the most common dependency type. If a nonzero lag is present, it is added to the Start date; otherwise, the task starts immediately after the predecessor/successor is completed. A positive lag value will create a gap between the finish of one task and the start of another.

How many tasks can I insert in my project?
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The Project Plan 365 application has no limitation on the number of tasks entered in a project.
What does the “Split Task” functionality do?
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The “Split Tasks” functionality, as the name describes it, allows the possibility to interrupt work on a task, due to cases such as an unplanned event or even a task reprioritization, you can split the task so that part of it starts later in the schedule.

How can I change the duration of activities?
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You can change the duration of a task by resizing it. In order to do that, follow the steps below:

  1. Move your mouse the end portion of the bar and you should notice a specific icon of the mouse.
  2. Hold down the mouse and move the virtually displayed taskbar to the right if you want to increase the duration of the task, or to the left if you want to shorten the duration of your task.
  3. Release the mouse when you are satisfied to the resulted duration of your task or length of its corresponding taskbar.

Also you can change the duration of the tasks by typing another value in the duration cell for the desired tasks.

Is there a way to have a task begin X number of days before another task ends or begins?
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To have a task begin X number of days before another task, you need a lead time.Lead time is overlap between tasks that have a dependency.Example: If a task can start when its predecessor is half-finished, you can specify a finish-to-start dependency with a lead time for the successor task. You enter lead time as a negative value.

  • Let’s say you have two tasks. Task ID 1 with a duration of 5 days and Task ID 2 with a duration of 3 days. You want that task ID 2 starts with 2 days before task ID 1 ends. In the Predecessors field, we establish a Finish-To-Start dependency and set the lead time -2days: 1FS-2days.
How can I change a task's duration?
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To change a task’s duration at any time to reflect the actual amount of time it needs:

  1. Go to the Gantt Chart View.
  2. In the Duration column for the task, type the duration in minutes (m), hours (h), days (d), weeks (w), or months (mo).
  3. If the new duration is an estimate, type a question mark (?) after it.
  4. Press Enter.

Be careful about changing a duration by using the Start and Finish columns, especially for linked tasks or automatically scheduled tasks. Your changes might conflict with the task dependencies or task constraints Project is tracking, which can throw a carefully constructed schedule off track.

How do I cut a task or resource?
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There are more possibilities to cut the row corresponding to a task or resource:

  1. Use the Cut option under Task tab.
  2. Use CTRL+X / Command+X combination on your keyboard.
  3. Select Cut Task or Cut Resource from the contextual menu after you right click on a task/resource ID.

After you cut the entire row, you must use the Paste command to insert the task or resource in another destination location from your project. To perform this, you have several possibilities:

  1. Use CTRL+V / Command+V combination on your keyboard.
  2. Click on Paste option from the Task menu.
  3. Select Paste option from the contextual menu after you right click on a task/resource ID.
If I copy a task will it copy all its data?
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When you copy a task, the following information about it will be copied: task name, duration, work, cost, start and finish dates, constraints, task calendar, task mode, task type, assigned resources, %complete, %work complete, notes, actual duration, remaining duration, actual cost, remaining cost, actual work, remaining work, baseline start, baseline finish, baseline work, hyperlink, address and subaddress.There are more possibilities to copy a task:

  1. Click Copy option from Task tab.
  2. Press CTRL+C / Command+C
  3. Select Copy Task from contextual menu after you right click on a task.

In order to paste a task, select the rows where you want to paste the selection and click Paste.

How do I copy a task or resource?
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There are more possibilities to copy the row corresponding to a task or resource:

  1. Use the Copy option under Task menu.
  2. Use CTRL+C / Command+C combination on your keyboard.
  3. Select Copy Task or Copy Resource from the contextual menu after you right click on a task/resource ID.

After you copied the entire row, you must use the Paste command to copy the task or resource in another destination location from your project. To perform this, you have several possibilities:

  1. Use CTRL+V / Command+V combination on your keyboard.
  2. Slick on Paste option from the Task menu.
  3. Select Paste option from the contextual menu after you right click on a task/resource ID.
How do I add an attachment to my project?
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In our application you can only add hyperlinks with attachements from your local device or from a cloud.In order to add a hyperlink to a task, you need to apply first the Hyperlink table from the menu Project - Table. Then you can change the Hyperlink Address field as below:

  1. For a file from local device, in Hyperlink Address field insert the path to the file like this: file:///C:/Users/UserName/Desktop/PDFName.pdf
  2. For a file from cloud or web address, in Hyperlink Address field insert the path to the file like this: https://docs.google.com

In Hyperlink field add the name of your file.

Does the "Header Text Wrapping" apply for all the columns in my project?
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The "Header Text Wrapping" applies only for the "Task Name" column.
What does the "Custom Field" tab in Task Information dialog do?
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The Custom Field Tab in "Task Information" dialog displays the custom task fields available your project.
Why I can`t see the Find button in ribbon on the Windows Platform?
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If the Find button is not visible in ribbon, please press Editing 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.
How can I delay a task?
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In order to delay a task, you can use the Split Task functionality. In order to do that, go to the Task menu - Split option and then click the task bar on the date where you want the split to occur, and drag the second part of the bar to the date that you want work to begin again.
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