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Entering actual values for tasks
In the Actual dur field, type or select 7d .
Click OK .
Project records the actual start date, duration, and scheduled and actual work of the
task. These values also roll up to the Internal Launch Phase summary task (task 7) and
the project summary task (task 0), as indicated by the change highlighting.
To conclude this exercise, you will record that task 11 started on time but took longer
than planned to complete.
In the Task Name column, click task 11, Channel Sales prep .
On the Task tab, in the Schedule group, click the down arrow to the right of the
Mark on Track button, and then click Update Tasks .
The Update Tasks dialog box appears.
In the Actual dur field, type 7d , and then click OK .
Project records the actual duration of the task. Remember that an actual duration
value of “7d” means seven working days, not seven calendar days.