Overriding Dependencies

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I came across an issue the other day whilst dabbling in a demo project update.  The issue was that I couldn’t set the actual start date on a successor task that was before the predecessors finish date; effectively the dependency was overriding the ability to reschedule the task.  Entering the Actual Start date for T2 gives this…

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The trick is to uncheck the Schedule option Split in-progress tasks

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Once this is done, the project reschedules like this…

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My good friend Nenad blogged this here – http://ntrajkovski.com/2015/04/01/split-in-progress-task-option-in-ms-project-2013/ – he’s a top bloke so check out his project.

Enjoy,  Ben.

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