There is a variety of properties in a task.
This page explains each property.

Property value can be edited with cell editing or the task editor.

To start cell editing, Double-click or press F2 on a cell. If the column is hidden, toggle column visibility at first.

To open the task editor, click the edit button in the top menu bar or click the edit item in the row context menu.

Property list

Property

Task editor tab

Description

Name

General

Name of the task.

Start

General

Start date and time of the task.

Finish

General

Finish date and time of the task.

Duration

General

The duration between the start and the finish of the task.

Duration considers the working calendar. If there are non-working days between the start and the finish, duration doesn’t include the non-working days.

You can set duration units. Units can be year, month, week, day, hour, minute, or second. You can abbreviate units when editing. e.g., mo for month, d for day.
Days in a month and days in a week depend on the working calendar. See Configure working calendar for details.

Resources

Not available

Assigned resources for the task.
See Assign resources to tasks for details.

%Done

General

Percentage of completion of the task.

Constraint Type

Advanced

If you set constraint type and date, the auto-scheduling engine keeps the schedule to meet the constraint.

Constraint type is one of

  • Must start on

  • Must finish on

  • Start no earlier than

  • Start no later than

  • Finish no earlier than

  • Finish no later than

Constraint Date

Advanced

See the description of the constraint type above.

Deadline

Not available

The deadline date of the task.
The finish date should be maintained to show the latest planned finish date of the project, while the deadline date should indicate the task’s deadline.
The deadline doesn’t affect auto-scheduling. A flag is shown on the deadline date in the timeline.

Manually Scheduled

Advanced

If this property is enabled, the auto-schedule engine won’t change the task even if the task breaks constraint or dependent task schedule.

Rollup

Advanced

If this property is enabled, the task is shown in the parent task’s row in the timeline.

See Rollup tasks for details.

Default Collapse

Advanced

If this property is enabled, the task isn’t expanded when the Gantt chart is loaded if this property is enabled.

This property is meaningless in the leaf tasks.

Inactive

Advanced

Enable inactive property instead of deleting the task if you want to remove the task from the schedule but want to keep it.

The auto-schedule engine treats inactive tasks as if they were deleted.

Color

General

Color of the chart object in the timeline.

Propagate Color

General

If this property is enabled, the color of the task will also apply to descendant tasks that has no color property.

This property is meaningless in the leaf tasks.

Web link

Advanced

URL of the related contents.

See Add web links to tasks for details.

Note

Notes

Notes of the task.

See Add task notes for details.