TASK SPLITTING IN MICROSOFT PROJECT

Task Splitting is normally switched on in Microsoft Project and users end up with splits at the start of a task which is quite difficult to sort out. If you wish to understand how Task Splitting in Microsoft Project works then this article is an extract from the books written by Paul Harris, click on this link>>>.

Splitting a task puts one or more breaks in a Task, leaving:

  • The Duration value unchanged with a Fixed Units task but the elapsed duration is increased,
  • The Duration value changed with a Fixed Duration task to equal the elapsed duration, and
  • Resources assigned to a split task are not assigned work during the splits:


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MICROSOFT PROJECT TASK SPLITTING

Microsoft Project has a function that allows multiple splits in tasks which is not available in Oracle Primavera P6. It is a useful function that may also get you into trouble.

If you wish to understand how task splitting works then download this article, which is an extract from the authors book 99 Tricks and Traps Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 & 2019, by clicking on this link>>>

Accelerate your understanding of scheduling software to advance your scheduling career and be able to prepare better schedules with Eastwood Harris books, online videos available through Udemy and training material on:

Details at  https://www.eh.com.au

Paul E Harris

Director Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd