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Table Definition in dialog box, 211–14

tables

changing content or order of information in view, 202

copying and pasting portions of, 242, 275

Cost, 310, 314, 320

cost rate, 155, 486

customizing, xxxii, 210–14, 218

defined, 494

displaying Variance, xxiv, 110, 307

Earned Value Schedule Indicators, 383–85

editing report format, 236

Entry, 488

Gantt chart, 86

pasting text into Project, xxxiv, 256

sharing custom tables between projects, xxxviii, 361–65

widening columns of, 110

Work, 284

tabs in Bar Styles dialog box, 347

task bars, 304, 305

task calendars

applying, xxvii, 140

creating custom task, 138–40, 152

defined, 494

Task Entry view, 20

Task Form view, 228

task ID

defined, 494

dragging to resize row height, 217

Task Information button, 46, 140, 329

Task Information dialog box

changing earned value calculation in, 388

documenting tasks in, 48–50

entering lag or lead time in, 125

illustrated, 47

marking tasks as milestones in, 41

Task Mapping page (Import Wizard), 267–69

task notes, xxi, 48–50

Task Notes button, 49

task priority, 494

task relationships

adjusting, xxvi, 123–28

appearance in views, 44, 86

defined, 44

effect of lead and lag time on, 125–28, 152

Network Diagram view and, 351, 356

setting up predecessors, 46–47

Task Report dialog box, 236

Task Sheet view, xxiv, 110, 306, 307

task types

defined, 494

fixed, 140–41, 144, 152

Task Usage view, 17, 283, 316

tasks, 32–53, 123–52. See also duration; task relationships; tracking

actual progress vs. baseline plans, 303–7

adjusting individual’s working time, 138–40, 152

allocating, 59

assigning resources to, xxii, 72–75, 82–83

changing task types, xxvii, 140–44

compressing duration, 334–39

constraints on, 128–33, 152

creating links between, 45–48

critical, 335

critical path, xxvi, 133–35, 152

deadline dates for, 144–47

defined, 494

delayed, xxxv–xxxvi, 302–8

delaying assignment start, 161–62, 170

developing list of, 53

displaying baseline costs, 310

documenting, 48–50

dragging task ID to resize row height, 217

duration of, xx, 36–39, 51–53

earned value indicators for, 384

effect of resource leveling on, 184

effort-driven scheduling, 83

elapsed duration, 37, 487

entering, xx, 33–35

evaluating completion of, 301–2

examining costs of, 308–13

filtering, 206–10, 218

fixed costs for, xxvii, 147–48

Gantt chart representations of, 34, 44

ghost, 413, 414, 416, 489

graphical indicators, 319, 321

importing, 35

inserting gridlines between, xxxvii, 349

interrupting work on, xxvi, 135–38

lead and lag time effect on relationships, xxvi, 125–28, 152

linking, xxi, 43–48

manually entering actual values for, 294

milestones, xx, 40–41, 490

Network Diagram view of completed, 351, 353

organizing into phases, xx, 41–43

overview, 33, 53

project summary, xxx, 191–92, 491

recurring, xxviii, 148–52, 492

relationships between, xxvi, 44, 53, 127–28

removing deadlines from, 147

rescheduling incomplete, xxxv, 295–99

rolled up/down values, 283

rolling down to assignments, 299

shortening duration, 326–27

summary, 41–43, 47, 53

task types and effort-driven scheduling, 144

tracking actuals for, xxv, xxxv, 114–18, 119, 282–89

Tracking Gantt view of, 280

tracking timephased actual work, 284–85, 290–95

updating baselines for, xxxv, 279

variances in, 304–5

viewing and approving, 452, 454

working assignments in Outlook, xliii, 446–50

Tasks Center, 442–43, 460

Tasks pane, 7, 24, 34

Tasks Tracking view, 460

TCPI (to complete performance index), 387, 494

templates. See also enterprise templates; global templates

creating project plan from, xix, 6, 8, 9, 13

defined, 6, 10, 494

enterprise, 421–22, 439

global, 359–61

HTML, 249–52, 489

installation of, 9, 14

Microsoft Project Task List Import Template, 269

selecting data, 352

Templates dialog box, 8, 13, 269

text

adding styles to, 96

formatting in views, xxiv, 94–99

pasting into Project tables, xxxiv, 256

removing formatting, 98

Text Box button, 93

text box on Gantt charts, xxiv, 92–94, 104

Text Styles dialog box, xxiv, 94, 96, 98

Text tab (Bar Styles dialog box), 347

time. See also duration; nonworking time; timescales

constraint start and end, 132

defined, 494

lag and lead, xxvi, 125, 126, 152

setting nonworking, xx, 26–29

timephased cost values, 316

timephased fields, 108–9, 494

timephased tasks, 273

tracking timephased actuals, 277, 284–85, 290–95

troubleshooting variances, 324–29

Timescale dialog box, 177–78

Timescale options (Print dialog box), 224

timescaled bar charts. See Gantt charts

timescales. See also time

defined, 495

displaying dates in, 176

increments on, 292, 299

printing, 228

in Task Usage view, 17

viewing entire project in, xxi, 52

Timesheet view, 444

to complete performance index (TCPI), 387, 494

Toolbar Options down arrow, 7, 12

toolbars

assigning macro command to, xxxix, 375–78

changing button image on, xxxix, 377–78

creating, 375–76

customizing, xxxix, 374–79

deleting, 378–79

displaying all buttons on, 7

docked or floating, 375

illustrated, 7

Print Preview, 229

Project Guide, 9

using, 7

Toolbars shortcut menu, 244

Toolbars tab (Customize dialog box), 374

top-down planning, 41, 495

total slack, 133, 495

tracking, 107–19, 276–99

actual values for tasks, xxv, xxxv, 114–18, 119, 282–89

actual work through Project Web Access, xliii, 441–45

defined, 107, 277, 495

entering actual cost values manually, 290

evaluating project status, 118, 119

percent work complete, xxv, 112–14

projects as scheduled, xxv, 111–12

purpose of, 107–8

remaining task values, 282–89

rescheduling incomplete work, 295–99

saving project baseline, 108–11, 119, 281–82, 299

timephased actuals, 277–78, 284–85, 290–95

updating baseline, 278–82, 299

Tracking Gantt view

about, 280–81

delayed tasks in, 302

viewing task status in, 304–5

Tracking tab (Assignment Information dialog box), 289

trigger, 464

Type a question for help box, 8




Microsoft Office Project 2003 Step by Step
MicrosoftВ® Office Project 2003 Step by Step (Step by Step (Microsoft))
ISBN: 0735619557
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 199

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