Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Troubleshooting time and schedule problems
On the Format tab, in the Bar Styles group, click Critical Tasks .
For tasks on the critical path, Project formats their task bars red.
With the view displayed this way, you can see that task 45 and many of its
predecessor tasks are on the critical path.
To continue addressing the missed deadline on task 45, you’ll focus on its driven
successor and driving predecessor tasks by using the Task Path feature.
With task 45 still selected, on the Format tab in the Bar Styles group, click Task Path
and then click Driving Predecessors .
On the Format tab in the Bar Styles group, click Task Path and then Driven
Project applies a dark orange format to the task bars of tasks currently driving the
schedule of task 45. You’ll focus on these tasks to pull in the scheduled finish date of
In the Task Name column, select the name of task 31, Proofread and index .
On the Task tab, in the Editing group, click Scroll to Task .
The Gantt bar for task 31 comes into view.