Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Setting nonworking days in the project calendar
The list that appears contains the three base calendars included with Project:
▪ 24 Hours Has no nonworking time
▪ Night Shift Covers a “graveyard” shift schedule of Monday night through
Saturday morning, 11 P.M. to 8 A.M., with a one-hour break each day
▪ Standard The traditional working day and week, Monday through Friday from
8 A.M. to 5 P.M., with a one-hour break each day
Only one of the base calendars serves as the project calendar. For this project, you’ll
use the Standard base calendar as the project calendar, so leave it selected.
Click Cancel to close the Project Information dialog box without making any changes.
You know the entire Lucerne staff will be at a morale event on January 22; therefore,
no work should be scheduled that day. You will record this as a calendar exception.
On the Project tab, in the Properties group, click Change Working Time .
The Change Working Time dialog box appears.
In the Name field on the Exceptions tab in the lower portion of the dialog box, type
Staff at morale event , and then click in the Start field.
TIP You don’t need to name calendar exceptions, but it’s a good practice for you or
others to identify the reason for the exception.
In the Start field, type 1/22/15 , and then click the Finish field or press the Right
TIP You can also select the date you want in the calendar above the Exceptions tab
or from the drop-down calendar in the Start field.