Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Pan and zoom the Gantt Chart view from the
Have you noticed the shading and the vertical and horizontal lines on the Timeline
view? This is the pan and zoom control you can use to scroll a Gantt Chart view
horizontally or to change its timescale.
Click and drag the top of the pan and zoom control
left or right to pan a Gantt Chart view.
Click and drag these vertical lines of the pan and zoom
control left or right to zoom a Gantt Chart view.
The pan and zoom control appears in the Timeline view when the Gantt chart’s
timeline shows less than the full plan’s duration on the screen.
To scroll a Gantt Chart view, click and drag the top line of the pan and zoom control.
This is a convenient way to display a specific date range in a Gantt chart.
To change the timescale in a Gantt Chart view, drag the left or right vertical lines on
the edge of the pan and zoom control. As you do so, Project adjusts the timescale
in the chart portion of a Gantt Chart view so that the time frame that appears in the
unshaded portion of the Timeline view is also visible in a Gantt Chart view.
You might find the Timeline view useful not only for creating simplified
representations of key details from your plans, but also for navigating a Gantt Chart
view. If you want to hide the pan and zoom controls, do this: Click anywhere in the
Timeline view, and then on the Format tab, in the Show/Hide group, clear the Pan &
If you are upgrading from Project 2010 or earlier, you might be familiar with the tabular
reports features that were optimized for printing. Reports in Project 2013, however,
introduce an entirely new set of features and capabilities.