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What does the “Split” 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. This might match the situation where the work for a task in your project needs to start, then stop somewhere in the middle of the task, and then resume at a later date.

In this way, Project Plan 365 gives you the possibility to account for interrupted work, when an issue arises that causes a non-work period delay in the schedule. This allows for the individual task duration to remain the same, while potentially extending the duration of the project.

You can split a task into as many sections as you need. However, you can only split a task into the smallest increments shown on the timescale view in the bar chart area of the Gantt Chart. For example, to split a task by hours, ensure that the smallest time increment that appears in the timescale area is given by hours.

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. Click View Gantt Chart.
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.

Is there a quick way to assign the same resources to all instances of a recurring task?
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To assign the same resources for all instances of a recurring task, enter the resource for one instance, then copy paste the Resource Name field for each instance. After you have inserted the resources for a couple of instances you can select multiple Resource Names fields and then copy/paste them.
Is it possible to create recurring task?
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To insert a recurring task in your project, on the View menu click Gantt Chart – select the row below where you want a new recurring task to appear – click on Insert - Recurring task option under Task menu.

In what views is allowed to insert tasks?
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Adding a task is allowed only in Gantt Chart, Tracking Gant and Task Sheet views.
Where can I insert a task?
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There are three possible positions where you can insert a task in your project:  at the top of the tasks list in the Gantt grid, at the bottom of the tasks list in the Gantt grid, or in the middle, relative to the selected task position: the task is inserted above the selected row.
How do I split a task?
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To split a task, go to menu Task-Split then drag and drop from a Gantt Bar in order to create a split in the middle of the bar.

How to change the duration of a split task?
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To change the duration of the entire split task (including all of its sections), type a new duration in the Duration field, also the duration can be adjust using drag and drop action on bar.
How can bar styles be changed for split tasks?
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By default, split tasks are represented in the Gantt Chart view with dotted lines connecting each split portion. You can change the appearance of the split by modifying the split bar style using Bar Style dialog.
How to move a split task?
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When a split task is moved, all the portions of the split task are moved.
How to remove split task section?
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To remove a split in a task (join), drag a section of the task until it touches another section
How to Outdent a task using mouse?
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To Outdent a task with mouse, point to the first letter of the task name. When the pointer changes to a double-headed arrow, then drag left to outdent the task. You can outdent single task corresponding to single row selection   or multiple tasks corresponding to multiple row selection.
How to Outdent a task?
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To Outdent a task, use Outdent button under Task menu or drag and drop with mouse.
How to Indent a task using mouse?
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To Indent a task with mouse, point to the first letter of the task name. When the pointer changes to a double-headed arrow, drag right to indent. You can indent single task corresponding to single row selection  or multiple tasks corresponding to multiple row selection.
How to Indent a task?
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To indent a task, use Indent button under Task menu or drag and drop with mouse.
How are the summary task values calculated?
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The summary task information summarizes the period between the earliest start date and latest finish date of all the included subtasks. It does not show the sum of all the subtask durations. Because application calculates the summary task values, they cannot be edited. If you need to change a summary task's values, such as duration, update the individual subtasks. Summary task values are then recalculated.
What is bottom-up method organize method?
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Organize tasks with the bottom-up method, you list all the possible tasks first, and then you group them into phases.After you decide on a method for organizing your tasks, you can begin outlining them into summary tasks and subtasks.
What is top-down organize method?
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Organize tasks using the top-down method, you identify the major phases first and then break the phases down into individual tasks. The top-down method gives you a version of the plan as soon as you decide on the major phases.
What are the methods of organizing tasks?
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Tasks can be organize using top-down method or bottom-up method.
How to organize your tasks?
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You can group the tasks that share characteristics or that will be completed in the same time frame under a summary task. You can use the summary tasks to show the major phases and sub phases in the project. Summary tasks summarize the data of their subtasks, which are the tasks that are grouped beneath them. You can indent the tasks as many levels as you need to reflect the organization of your project.
How to create a summary task?
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To create a summary task, indent a task below another task. By default, the summary tasks are bold and outdented, and the subtasks are indented beneath them.
How to create a subtask?
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To create a subtask, indent a task below another task.
How to create an Outline structure?
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To create an outline structure, select the desired tasks then use indenting and outdenting functionality to create the summary tasks and subtasks.
What does the “Insert Recurring Tasks” functionality do?
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The “Insert Recurring Tasks” functionality, as the name describes it, allows you to add a recurring task in project.
Does inserting a task affect the project schedule?
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Inserting a task in your project may affect your schedule and you may run into problems. If you insert a new task under a summary task, the new inserted task will be a subtask. After you insert a task, the application automatically renumbers the tasks.