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Chapter 10: Fine-tuning task details
Fine-tuning task details
IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO
▪ Enter deadlines for tasks.
▪ Enter a fixed cost for a task.
▪ Set up a recurring task.
▪ View the project’s critical path.
▪ Enter a specific duration value for a summary task.
In this chapter, you continue the deep dive into task-management features that you began
in the previous chapter. This chapter focuses on specific features you can apply to individual
tasks, including deadline dates and fixed costs. In addition, you’ll set up a recurring task and
view a project’s critical path.
PRACTICE FILES Before you can complete the exercises in this chapter, you need to copy
the book’s practice files to your computer. A complete list of practice files is provided in
“Download the practice files” at the beginning of this topic. For each exercise that has a
practice file, simply browse to where you saved the book’s practice file folder.
IMPORTANT If you are running Project Professional with Project Web App/Project Server, take
care not to save any of the practice files you work with in this topic to Project Web App (PWA). For
more information, see Appendix C, “Collaborating: Project, SharePoint, and PWA.”