Lesson1.6.Using More Views


Lesson 1.6. Using More Views

Figure 1-6. The More Views dialog box


Most of the time, you will be able to see the information you need in one of the common views. When you need to be more specific about the information you view, however, try using one of the views available in the More Views dialog box.

  1. Select View The More Views dialog box appears with more views to choose from, as shown in Figure 1-6.

  2. Scroll down the list, select Task Sheet, and click Apply.

    The project is shown in Task Sheet view, which is basically a full view of the left half of Gantt Chart view.

  3. Select View Refer to Table 1-6 for a description of the other views in the More Views dialog box.

Table 1-6. More Views[a]

View

Type

Description and Use

Bar Rollup

Chart/Task

A list of summary tasks and their subtasks. Use this view with the Rollup_Formatting macro to see all tasks concisely labeled on summary task bars.

Descriptive Network Diagram

Graphic/Task

This view is basically the same as Network Diagram view, except the boxes are larger, which allows you to display more information about tasks.

Detail Gantt

Chart/Task

A list of tasks and related information, and a chart showing slack and slippage. Use this task view to check how far a task can slip without affecting other tasks.

Leaving Gantt

Chart/Task

A list of tasks, information about task delays and slack, and a bar chart showing the before and after effects of leveling. Use this task view to check the amount of task delay.

Milestone Date Rollup

Chart/Task

A list of summary tasks containing labels for all subtasks. Use this view with the Rollup_Formatting macro to see all tasks concisely labeled with milestone marks and dates on summary task bars.

Milestone Rollup

Chart/Task

A list of summary tasks containing labels for all subtasks. Use this view with the Rollup_Formatting macro to see all tasks concisely labeled with milestone marks on summary task bars.

Multiple Baselines Gantt

Chart/Task

A Gantt Chart showing the first three baselines saved for the project, each in a different color.

Relationship Diagram

Graphic/Task

A network diagram showing the predecessors and successors of one task. In a large project, use this task view to focus on the task dependencies of a specific task.

Resource Allocation

Sheet & Chart/Resource

A combination view, with the Resource Usage view in the top pane and the Leveling Gantt view in the bottom pane. Use this resource view to resolve resource overallocations.

Resource Form

Form/Resource

A form for entering and editing information about a specific resource.

Resource Name Form

Form/ Resource

A form for entering and editing the resource name and other resource information.

Task Details Form

Form/Task

A form for reviewing and editing detailed tracking and scheduling information about a specific task.

Task Entry

Graphic & Form/Task

A combination view, with the Gantt Chart view in the top pane and the Task Form view in the bottom pane. Use this task view to add, edit, and review detailed information about the task.

Task Form

Form/Task

A form for entering and editing information about a specific task.

Task Name Form

Form/Task

A form for entering and editing the task name and other task information.

Task Sheet

Sheet/Task

A list of tasks and related information. Use this task view to enter and schedule tasks in a spreadsheet-like format.


[a] Microsoft Project 2002 Help files, © 1999, Microsoft Corporation.

QUICK REFERENCE

TO USE MORE VIEWS:

  1. SELECT VIEW

    SELECT A VIEW IN THE DIALOG BOX.

  2. CLICK APPLY.




CustomGuide Inc - Project 2003 Personal Trainer
Project 2003 Personal Trainer
ISBN: 0596008546
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 156

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