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Leveling overallocated resources
that indicates the task’s appropriateness for leveling. Tasks with the lowest priority
are delayed or split first.)
Make sure that the Level only within available slack check box is cleared.
TIP Remember that to clear a check box means to remove a check from the check
box, and to select a check box means to put a check mark in it. You toggle the
selection state of a check box by clicking it.
Clearing this check box allows Project to extend the plan’s finish date, if necessary, to
resolve resource allocations.
Selecting this check box would prevent Project from extending the plan’s finish date
to resolve resource overallocations. Instead, Project would use only the free slack
within the existing schedule. Depending on the plan, this might not be adequate to
fully resolve resource overallocations.
Make sure that the Leveling can adjust individual assignments on a task check box
This allows Project to add a leveling delay (or split work on assignments if Leveling
Can Create Splits In Remaining Work is also selected) independently of any other
resources assigned to the same task. This might cause resources to start and finish
work on a task at different times.
Make sure that the Leveling can create splits in remaining work check box is
This allows Project to split work on a task (or on an assignment if Leveling Can
Adjust Individual Assignments On A Task is also selected) as a way of resolving an
Make sure that the Level manually scheduled tasks check box is selected.
This allows Project to level a manually scheduled task just as it would an
automatically scheduled task.