The following features for changing and editing the planning can be found in the Gantt chart:
Edit a planning element directly in the planning list You can change the name and the time frame of the element directly in the planning. Click on the planning element row that you want to change and enter the new values.
Change the position and duration of planning elements Press CTRG and drag the predecessor / successor relationship between activities and milestones with the mouse.
Define the duration and work load of the work package Use the Work duration and Workload fields in the planning list.
The Work duration field displays the planned duration. It can be set by project planer.
The Workload field displays the actual duration of the work package. A resource can edit it.
The project planer can be informed about actual duration. Then he adjust the distribution of the resources.
Move or extend planning elementsKeep the SHIFT key on your keyboard pressed and drag the planning element in the required position. So, the successor and predecessor will not be influenced by the changes.
Center the selected planning elementsClick on the selected element in the Gantt chart.
Zoom in and out the view Press CTRG and scroll the mouse wheel for zooming.
Edit dependency Double-click on the link line in the Gantt chart. The Edit Dependency dialog box is displayed, where you can change the type of dependency and the lag.
Features in the context menu
The context menu provides you with almost all basic features that are also on the Planning page, such as New Activity, New Milestone, New Workpackage or Remove Workpackage, Edit, Delete, Done, Flag, Synchronize with. It has also such features as Expand and Collapse All, Choose Fields, Copy and Paste. Right-click in the Gantt chart to open the context menu.
The current time is represented by a vertical yellow line.
The project end is marked in red. For more information on how to activate the command Fixed deadline on the Management page in order to see the project end in the planning, see Add other project information.
A time period is then in red in the planning, if the planning elements are over the project end in the planning.
A blue bar shows the status of the activity in percent (%).