​​​​​​Set a deadline for a task

If you want a task to end on a particular day, set a finish date for the task.

Right-click a task, click Information > Advanced tab.

Next to Constraint type, click Must Finish On.

Next to Constraint date, fill in your end date.


Tip    To set the finish date back to its original setting, change the Constraint type to As Soon As Possible.

Set a deadline for a task​

Keep in mind that setting the finish date can lock up your schedule in ways you don’t want. If you just need a reminder, use the Deadline box instead. That will create an arrow on the Gantt chart Deadline dateand an indicator in the Indicator column that changes color when the deadline is passed.

Right-click a task, click Information > Advanced tab.

Double – click – Task Information >  Advanced tab

Next to Deadline, fill in your deadline date.


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Save task deadline

In Task information – Advanced tab – select any date in deadline field

On the Gantt chart  the  Deadline date will appear on deadline date

When user save and reopen the project plan – the deadline date and specific indicators will appear.

When deadline date is passed  in indicators column will appear specific icon  rosu.png

Move Project and move deadlines​

When user move project will be able to select to move or not also the deadlines


Check – move deadlines – Yes

Uncheck – move deadlines – No

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