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Project 2013 In Depth by Scott Daley

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5. Setting Up Project for Your Use

One of the many ways Microsoft Project differs from other Office applications such as Excel and Word is how important high-level configuration settings are. This chapter describes how to use these settings to help manage your project.

Setting the Task Mode

The task mode in Microsoft Project was an important new feature in 2010. For the first time, project or resource managers could employ the Project scheduling engine selectively. Manually scheduled tasks do not cause a cascade of response across other tasks. Conversely, auto-scheduled tasks employ the Project scheduling algorithms experienced Project users are familiar with.

Setting the Task Mode

By default, the bottom-left corner of the project window should ...

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