Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
To hide a column, right-click its heading in the sheet pane and then choose
You can also display preset tables of sheet data, such as Tracking for
recording activity on tasks or Entry for entering new task information. You do this
by simply choosing View
Table and then clicking the name of the table you
want to display.
Modifying the contents of the
Network Diagram boxes
When you first display Network Diagram view, you see rectangular boxes, one
for each task in your project. You can change the information contained in
those boxes and change the box formatting.
By default, a typical subtask contains the task name, task ID, start date, finish
date, duration, and resource names. For a milestone, you get only the
milestone date, milestone name, and task ID number.
See Chapter 4 for more about adding information about tasks and milestones.
Different categories of tasks (such as critical or noncritical ) can contain
different information, and you can change the information contained in any
individual box or category of boxes.
Changing what’s in the box
Sometimes you want to see information about task timing; other times, you
focus on other issues, such as resources. To accommodate these various
information needs, Network Diagram view allows you to use various
templates for what’s contained in the diagram boxes.
To modify the information included in these boxes, follow these steps:
1. Right-click anywhere in Network Diagram view outside any box and
then choose Box Styles.
The Box Styles dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 2-10.
2. In the Style Settings For list, select a task category.
3. To modify the data included in the task boxes, select a different
template from the Data Template list.
You can choose additional templates (and edit any template to include
whatever data you like) by clicking the More Templates button.
A preview of the data included in the template appears in the