predecessors and successors
I am using 4 project files linked to each other in a master
file. The predecessors and successors don't seem to have
any pattern for when they appear and when they don't. Eg.
a task in one project(project A) may have three successors
in another one (project B), yet only two show up in project
A in the task list of a gantt chart.
I've tried turning the "show external sucessors" on and off
in Tools>Options but this doesn't actually hide them all or
show them all - I still get some showing and some not
Any ideas how to get some consistency with these?
Re: predecessors and successors
I think that if all the subprojects are expanded then you will see the
But other than that, I find that they are somewhat capricious.
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1.Two links from predecessor to successor
Please help urgently,im using microsoft project on construction project,i
need to link two task by using two links SS and FF ,I have tried but i get
2.External Predecessors and Successors
I have many External Predecessors and Successors within my schedules.
When looking at Tools, Options, View - Cross project linking options for
'project name' some of the link show and some do not! It seems not to be
consistent which ones it omits and which ones it doesn't.
Has anyone seen (or not seen) this before?
Does anyone have a remedy?
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I want to display for each task row any predecessor and successor task names
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I want to do this because the procject is relatively large.
I think I should use a customized text field. However, I am unsure how to
code the formula to pull the task name.
Any advice would be appreciated.
4.synching predecessor and successor dates based on F-S link
I'm working with MSP2003 and PS2003. I have a project with afew tasks that have predecessor - successor relationships. They are F-S. Some have a lag, some have a lead time, some have neither. The issue I have is that when the finish date changes for a predecessor task, the start date for the successor remains unchanged. I've checked the calculation settings and it is set to recalculate automatically.
Task 115 is a predecessor for task 117. T115's end date is June 28. T117's start date is June 30. If I change T115's end date to July 7, the startdate for T117 remains set to June 30.
Thanks for any insights.
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