Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Be careful when you use this method: If you click only one task and then click
the Unlink Tasks button, you get a somewhat drastic result: All dependency
relationships for that task are removed.
To remove dependency relationships in the Task Information dialog box,
here’s the drill:
1. Double-click a successor task name.
The Task Information dialog box appears.
2. Click the Predecessors tab to display it.
3. Click the Type box for the dependency that you want to delete.
A list of dependency types appears, as shown in Figure 6-7.
You can use
this tab to
4. Choose None.
5. Click OK to save the change.
The dependency line on the Gantt chart is gone; the next time you open
that Task Information dialog box, the dependency is gone, too.
With the Change Highlighting feature turned on, you can clearly see the
effect on your schedule of making this type of change. To turn on this
feature, choose View ➪ Show Change Highlighting. Any tasks affected by
adding or deleting a dependency now have either their start or finish date
columns highlighted in the spreadsheet pane, depending on which date the