Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
You need to enter much more information in addition to general project
information and tasks in order to build a complete project, as you discover in the
next few chapters. Entering general project information and task information
is your usual starting point, however.
Tell Project about your project
With a blank project open, a logical first step is to enter some general project
information, such as the project start date. To do so, you choose Project
Project Information. The Project Information dialog box appears, as shown in
Figure 1-11.
Figure 1-11:
Use the
dialog box
for some
Here’s what you can do in this dialog box:
Set the start date for the project. If you’re not sure when the project will
start, set the start date about a month from today. Then, after you build
some tasks and have a better handle on the entire length of your project,
you can come back and set a real start date. Project automatically
recalculates all dates when you do.
Set the finish date for the project. Especially if you have a drop-dead
date (an attention-getting term!) beyond which the project cannot
wander and still reach completion, you can set the finish date. In such a
case, be sure to look at the next setting in this list — and change it
Schedule from the start or finish of the project. Most projects work
forward from the start date. However, if you have an absolute drop-dead
Search JabSto ::

Custom Search