Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Formatting a Gantt chart view
In the Right box, click Finish1 in the drop-down list.
Selecting these values will display the Start1 and Finish1 dates on either side of the
Click OK to close the Bar Styles dialog box.
Project displays the green interim bars on the Tracking Gantt view.
With multiple rows of bars now displayed per task, it can be difficult to visually
connect task names to their bars. To remedy this, you will add horizontal gridlines to
the chart portion of the view so that you can more easily associate Gantt bars with
On the Format tab, in the Format group, click Gridlines , and then click Gridlines .
Under Lines to change , leave Gantt Rows selected, and in the Type box under
Normal , select the small dashed line (the fourth option), and then click OK .
Project draws dashed lines across the chart portion of the Gantt Chart view.
To conclude this exercise, you will zoom out to get a better look at the overall plan.
On the View tab, in the Zoom group, click the arrow next to the Timescale box and
click Weeks .
In the Task Name column, click the name of task 3, Content edit .