Add, Modify and Delete Tasks

This topic explains how to maintain project tasks.

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Use to

Add project tasks
Edit project tasks
Delete project tasks

How to

To maintain tasks



See also


If creating a new task:

Double-click in a blank area of the Project Tasks tab, or on a cell of the Project Calendar


If editing an existing item:

Double click on the item on the Project Tasks tab or Project Calendar


The Task Detail dialog displays.


The Project Information Window

Project Calendar


Enter or update the following details of the task, selecting a value from the field's drop-down list where appropriate:

The task name
Auto counters - if you have configured these, click on the Auto button to insert predefined auto-counter text; if you already have some text in the Name field, it is over-written by the auto-counter text
The task type
The task owner
The expected start and end date for the task (select the check boxes to activate the dates)
The current status of the task
The person this task has been assigned to
The task priority: high, medium or low
The expected total time for the task and the actual time expended
The percentage complete
The phase associated with this task
A description of the task
Any progress history appropriate to the task




Use Auto Naming and Auto Counters


Click on the Apply button.




To create another entry, click on the New button, or to close, click on the OK button.




To delete a task:

Right-click on the task and select the Delete context menu option
Click on the Yes button on the confirmation prompt