Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Starting a new plan, and setting its start date
TIP In the calendar, you can use the left and right arrows to navigate to any month
and then click the date you want, or click Today to quickly choose the current date.
Project Standard users do not
see this portion of the dialog box.
Note in the Schedule From drop-down list the Project Start Date value. As noted
previously, because this plan is scheduled from the start date, you enter the start date
and Project calculates the finish date based on the schedule details contained in the
Click OK to accept this start date and close the Project Information dialog box.
Project scrolls the chart portion of the Gantt Chart view to show the project start
date. The start date is shown as a thin dashed vertical line.
TIP You can set Project to automatically display the Project Information dialog box
each time you create a new plan. To make this change, on the File tab click Options.
In the Project Options dialog box, click the Advanced tab, and then under General,
select Prompt For Project Info For New Projects.
On the File tab, click Save .
Because this plan has not been previously saved, the Save As screen appears.
Under Save and Sync , click Computer , and then click Browse .
Locate the Chapter03 folder in the Project 2013 Step by Step folder on your hard disk.
In the File name box, type Simple Plan .
Click Save to save the plan and close the Save As dialog box.