Lesson2.13.Moving and Copying a Task


Lesson 2.13. Moving and Copying a Task

Figure 2-18. Moving a task in Gantt Chart view.


As you work with entering tasks in your project, you will find that you need to reorder some of them. This lesson covers how to move and copy tasks, commands you may find useful when working with tasks in your project.


Note: It is best not to move or copy tasks that are linked. This will affect the links and relationships that have been created.

  1. Click the task ID of the task you want to move.

    Once the task is selected, you can move it to a new location in the list. To rearrange the order of tasks, it's easiest to move them by clicking and dragging.

  2. Click and drag the task to the end of the list.

    A gray line indicates where the task is being moved, as shown in Figure 2-18.

    You can also copy tasks in the project.

  3. Click the task ID of the task you want to copy.

    Once the task is selected, you can copy it.

  4. Select Edit The task has been copied and placed on the clipboard.

    Now let's insert the copied task.

  5. Click the task ID where you want to paste the copied task.

    The copied task will be inserted above the selected task.

  6. Select Edit The copied task is pasted above the selected task.

QUICK REFERENCE

TO MOVE A TASK:

  1. SELECT THE TASK ID.

  2. CLICK AND DRAG THE TASK TO A NEW LOCATION IN THE TASK LIST.

TO COPY A TASK:

  1. CLICK THE TASK ID OF THE TASK YOU WANT TO COPY.

  2. SELECT EDIT OR...

    RIGHT-CLICK THE SELECTED TASK AND SELECT COPY TASK FROM THE SHORTCUT MENU.

    OR...

    Select the task and press Ctrl + C.

TO PASTE A COPIED TASK:

  1. CLICK THE TASK ID OF THE TASK YOU WANT THE COPIED TASK TO APPEAR ABOVE.

  2. SELECT EDIT




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

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