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Microsoft: Project 2013 Plain & Simple by Ben Howard

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Chapter 6. Linking the tasks

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Tasks within a project are often dependent upon one another—for example, the completion date of one task determines when another can start. Tasks linked by a dependency are called either a predecessor task (the driving task) or a successor task (the driven task). These links between tasks are called dependencies, and there are four types: Finish to Start, Start to Start, Finish to Finish, and Start to Finish. The default dependency type is Finish to Start.

Dependency Type

Example

Description

Finish to Start (FS) dependency

The default dependency type is Finish to Start. The finish ...

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