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View Critical Path on Gantt Chart

View Critical Path

  1. Click Projects in the left navigation panel.
  2. Click on a project.
  3. Select Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  4. Select Gantt Chart from the drop down.
  5. Click in the upper right corner.
  6. Toggle Critical Path and Slack to view them on the Gantt Chart.
  7. Critical tasks will be highlighted in the task details page even if Critical Path is toggled off.

Slack in Tasks

Slack is the acceptable delay in a task without delaying the project. Tasks which have slack are not part of critical path and are considered as non-critical activities. Slack is represented by a dotted line.

Slack in Dependent Tasks

  • If there a multiple successor tasks, the slack line will be shown from predecessor task to the nearest successor task.
  • SS dependency: Slack line will be shown from predecessors start date to successors start date.
  • SF dependency: Slack line will be shown from predecessors start date to successors end date.
  • FS dependency: Slack line will be shown from predecessors end date to successors start date.
  • FF dependency: Slack line will be shown from predecessors end date to successors end date.
Holidays will not be considered for charting critical path.

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