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In the Trenches with Microsoft® Office Project 2007 by Elaine J. Marmel

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Scheduling from Start or Finish

In 1, I showed you how to use the Project Information dialog box to set the start date for your project. As you work on planning your project, Project uses the start date as the beginning point for all schedule calculations. Typically you don’t change the project start date during your planning; it simply isn’t practical, nor is there any real reason to change it until you’re ready to set a baseline and begin working on the project.

Understanding Scheduling

When you are ready to begin working on your project, on the Project menu, click Project Information to display the Project Information dialog box and set a beginning date for your project (see 5-22).

Figure 5-22. Set the beginning date for your project.

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