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Dependency in Milestone Gantt

Set dependencies in the Milestone Gantt. Dependencies can be set within the same project or across different projects.
500 dependencies can be added in a single tree

Set Dependency Between Tasks of the Same Project

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.

  4. Select Milestone Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view.
  5. Mouse over the task name and click to open a pop-up box.
  6. Toggle between the Predecessors and the Successors tab, then click Add Predecessor or Add Successor.
  7. The Select Project drop-down will display the name of your current project. Enter the task name you want to link in the text box and select the task from the list.
  8. Click Set Dependency.


 Set Dependency Between Tasks Across Projects

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.
  4. Select Milestone Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view. 
  5. Mouse over the task name and click to open a pop-up box.
  6. Toggle between the Predecessors and the Successors tab, then click Add Predecessor or Add Successor.
  7. The Select Project drop-down will display the name of your current project. Enter the task name you want to link in the text box and select the task from the list.
  8. Click Set Dependency.

Set Task Dependency Using Milestone Gantt

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.
  4. Select Milestone Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view.
  5. Click and drag a line from the parent task to the target task in the Gantt chart. A dependency is created.


View Task Dependency on Milestone Gantt

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.
  4. Select Milestone Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view.
  5. Hover over the task name and click to open a pop-up box to view its task assignee, start date, end date, and predecessor/successor tasks in the task pop-up. Also perform other action like, 
  6. Click   to bring the task's corresponding Gantt to view. Also, click the icon and draw a line to the target task to set a new dependency. 
  7. Click to add a new task.
  8. Click and drag and drop the task to reorder. 

 Modify Task Dependency Type

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.
  4. Select Milestone Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view. 
  5. Mouse over the task name and click to open a pop-up box.
  6. Toggle between the Predecessors and the Successors tab to view linked tasks.
  7. Click near the current dependency to change it.
     

Remove Task Dependency

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.
  4. Select Chronology Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view. 
  5. Mouse over the task name and click to open a pop-up box.
  6. Toggle between the Predecessors and the Successors tab to view linked tasks.
  7. Hover over dependency and then click to remove dependency.

 Set Lag or Lead


Lag is the time gap between the predecessor and successor tasks. If the lag value is negative, it is known as lead time. Learn when to use lead and lag values.

  1. Navigate to a project from the Recent Projects section or the Projects tab and select a project.
  2. Click Gantt & Reports in the top navigation panel.
  3. Select the Gantt Chart from the drop-down.
  4. Select Chronology Gantt from the drop-down in the right corner of the Gantt view. 
  5. Mouse over the task name and click to open a pop-up box.
  6. Toggle between the Predecessors and the Successors tab to view linked tasks.
  7. Click Set time lag.
  8. Enter the lag value and click  to save.

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