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Adjusting task link relationships
Next, you’ll adjust the lag value between this task and its predecessor.
On the Task tab, in the Properties group, click Information .
The Task Information dialog box appears. It contains details about the currently
selected task, 31.
Click the Predecessors tab.
In the Lag field for predecessor task 30, type 3d , and then click OK to close the Task
Information dialog box.
Task 31 is now scheduled to start three working days after the end of task 30.
Predecessor details such as lag time appear in the Task Inspector.
Next, you will adjust the lag time between two other tasks.
Click the name of task 10, Copyedit incorp .
You’d like to overlap this task with its predecessor; the Copyedit incorp task can start
before the author review of the copyediting is completed.
On the Task tab, in the Editing group, click Scroll to Task .