Category Archive for: Using Views To Evaluate Data

Sorting a View

Changing the sort order doesn’t hide any of your data; it just puts it in a different order. The default sort for most table views is ascending ID order; that is, the lowest ID number appears at the top of the list. Most views, except Network Diagram view, will sort; and some have more fields available to sort…

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Formatting Views

Throughout this chapter, we have discussed ways to customize several of the most popular views. You also may want .to loo~ at the Layout settings for different views. Click Format >- Layout to open the Layout dialog box for the view you’re in. Figure 17.9 shows the Layout dialog box for Gantt Chart view. Although specific settings vary,…

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Formatting the Resource Graph

As with other views we explored so far, you can format grid lines, timelines, and bars in the resource graph by accessing those features from the Format Menu (or by right clicking the area of the window you want to format.) You can also change the type of graph displayed from bar to line, step, step-line, or area…

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Adjusting Gridline Settings

The appropriate placement of grid lines can be a big help in viewing information displayed across rows and down columns. Bydefault, the Gantt Chart does not show horizontal gridlines (unless you count the horizontal separator between the Major and Minor timescales at the top of the chart). Adjust grtdlmes for different Gantt Chart components by clicking Format”> Gridlines to…

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Using Views To Evaluate Data

After you’ve entered tasks, allocated resources, established a timeline, and entered periodic progress data, you’ll find that even the smallest project can generate mounds of information! Finding ways to view data that is – relevant this minute, while ignoring pieces you.don’t immediately need, is essential. This chapter focuses on how to look at project data in ways that are…

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