Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Assigning work resources to tasks
In this exercise, you assign work resources to tasks.
SET UP You need the Simple Assignments_Start file located in your Chapter06 practice
file folder to complete this exercise. Open the Simple Assignments_Start file, and save it
as Simple Assignments.
Before making any resource assignments, you’ll check the plan’s current duration and
cost values for later comparison.
On the Project tab, in the Properties group, click Project Information , and then click
Note the current duration of 41 days and zero cost. After you assign work and cost
resources, you’ll check these values again.
Click Close .
Next you’ll make your first resource assignment.
On the Resource tab, in the Assignments group, click Assign Resources .
The Assign Resources dialog box appears, in which you see the resource names you
entered in Chapter 5, plus additional resources.
Except for assigned resources, which always appear at the top of the list, resources
are sorted alphabetically in the Assign Resources dialog box.