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Microsoft® Office Project 2007 Inside Out by Teresa S. Stover

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Working with Task Calendars

The scheduling of your tasks is driven by task duration, task dependencies, and constraints. It’s also driven by the project calendar. If your project calendar dictates that work is done Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., initially that’s when your tasks are scheduled.

Note

For more information about calendars, see the section titled Setting Your Project Calendar in Chapter 3.

However, if a task is assigned to a resource who works Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M., the task is scheduled for those times instead. That is, the task is scheduled according to the assigned resource’s working times calendar rather than the project calendar.

Sometimes, you have a task that needs to be scheduled differently ...

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