Lesson5.8.Understanding Task Indicators


Lesson 5.8. Understanding Task Indicators

You may have noticed the empty field between the Task ID and the Task Name. This column is designated for a task indicator. A task indicator helps identify the task, and tells the user if there is any additional information about the task. Table 5-3 shows the task indicator icons and descriptions.

Table 5-3. Task Indicators

Icon

Description

The task has a note attached to it.

The task is linked to a hyperlink.

The task has an inflexible constraint:

  • Finish No Later Than (for projects scheduled from the start date)

  • Must Start On (for all projects)

The task has a moderately flexible constraint:

  • Finish No Earlier Than (for projects scheduled from the start date)

  • Finish No Later Than (for projects scheduled from the finish date)

  • Start No Earlier Than (for projects scheduled from the start date)

  • Start No Later Than (for projects scheduled from the finish date)

or

The task has not been scheduled or completed within the constraint's time frame.

The task is a recurring task.

The task is complete.

The task is an inserted project.

The task is an inserted project that is read-only.

This project has already been inserted into the project or another master project.

The task has a calendar applied to it.

The task has nonintersecting task and resource calendars.


QUICK REFERENCE

TASK INDICATORS:

  • ARE TINY ICONS THAT APPEAR NEXT TO A TASK

  • HELP IDENTIFY A SPECIFIC TASK OR TASKS AT A GLANCE AND ALERT THE USER TO IMPORTANT INFORMATION

TO DISPLAY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING A TASK:

  • POINT TO THE TASK INDICATOR.




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

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