Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Formatting a Gantt chart view
In the same row, click the cell under the Show For…Tasks column heading, and then
click Normal on the drop-down list.
The Show For…Tasks value indicates the type of task the bar will represent (such as a
normal task, a summary task, or a milestone) or the status of the task (such as critical
or in progress).
Click the cell under the Row column heading, and in the drop-down list, click 2 .
This causes Project to display multiple rows of Gantt bars for each task in the view.
Each task can have up to four bar rows.
TIP Project draws bars and other elements on a bar row in the order in which they
are listed in the Bar Styles dialog box. This introduces the possibility of one bar
obscuring another bar (or other element). If you don’t get the results you want, look
at the order of items in the Bar Styles dialog box.
Click the cell under the From column heading, and in the drop-down list, click Start1 .
Click the cell under the To column heading, and then in the drop-down list, click
The From and To values represent the start and end points for the bar. The Start1
and Finish1 items are the fields in which the first interim plan values were
previously set for you in the plan. The current start date and finish date of each task in
the plan were saved to these fields when the interim plan was set. If you completed