Saturday, November 15, 2014

Add tasks to timeline view in MS Project 2013

Steps to adding a task to timeline view in MS Project 2013

If your timeline is not being displayed then

1. Go to View tab -> turn on timeline checkbox

2. Now before adding task to timeline highlight the timeline by clicking in the timeline area.

3. Go to format tab and click “existing tasks”

4. A new pop up come up, select task here which you want to show on the time line and click OK. 

We can also add multiple task in one go to the time line.
Just select the multiple tasks in the Gantt chart view and right click and then select "add to timeline"

Also adding a milestone is similar to adding a task however they look as a diamond on the timeline

Note: you can either add summary task or individual task.