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predecessors and successors

Postby Ingrid » Wed, 30 Jul 2003 15:57:53 GMT

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
showing.  

Any ideas how to get some consistency with these?

Thanks, 
Ingrid


Re: predecessors and successors

Postby Jack D. » Thu, 31 Jul 2003 04:39:08 GMT



I think that if all the subprojects are expanded then you will see the
linkages.
But other than that, I find that they are somewhat capricious.

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