Split Task

​​​​​If you need to interrupt work on a task, you can split the task so that part of it starts later in the schedule. You can split a task into as many sections as you need.

How to split:

       Open Gant Chart view

       Select from TASK menu  Split

    Image of the Split Task button on the Task tab. 

    On the task's Gantt bar, click the bar on the date where you want the split to occur, and drag the second part of the bar to the date that you want work to begin again.

    Image of a split task on a Gantt Chart.

    OR

    Split task for one day

    Select from TASK menu  Split

           On the task's Gantt bar, click the bar on the date where you want the split to occur
           split 1.jpg

Remove split
       To remove a split in a task (join), drag a section of the task until it touches another section

 
Move task a split task
      To move the whole thing: Hover over the first part of the split task.
      The cursor changes to a four-way arrow Split pointer .
      Drag the bar left to start earlier or drag it right to start later.

 

Change the duration of a split task

     To change the duration of the entire split task (including all of its sections), type a new duration in the Duration field.

     You can also adjust the duration using drag and drop action on bar

     Hover over the right end of the split task until the cursor changes to an expansion arrow Expansion arrow .

     Drag to the left to shorten the duration of the part, or drag to the right to lengthen the duration.​

Learn more:
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Applies to version 2015 and higher.
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