Gantt Chart is a bar chart that illustrates a project schedule. This chart also illustrates project elements - along with their schedule against the project calendar - and summarizes the entire project using the chart. It presents a clear picture of the different phases of the project and also of the various activities that occur in the project's work breakdown structure (WBS). It also shows the task dependencies with their logical relationship [Such as the parent/child task] and the percent completion of the tasks.
a. Gantt Row Type Filter: Available options are Members, Milestones and Tasks.
b. Gantt Column Type Filter: Available options are Tasks (Open, Closed and All) & Milestones. (Open, Closed and All)
c. Project Calendar Filter: Available options are Hours, Day and Month.
d. More Settings Filter: Available options are Priority, Task Types and Status.
Gantt Box that appears on mouse over a "milestone/task" serves as a window through which the "milestone/task" can be accessed and edited according to the changes taking place within a project. An entire project can be accessed through Gantt Box if the project member has the rights to do so. This quick access enhances the effectiveness of Gantt Chart and is very useful in supervising the project.
Using Gantt Box the following can be done:
Gantt Chart can be accessed in two different ways:
Gantt view is now equipped with another option where you can view the task dependencies with their logical relationship such as the parent task or the child task.
To view the dependencies of a task hover over the task, the dependent/child tasks will be linked to the parent task.