Fix a task start or end date in MS ProjectMS Project allows you to fix a task's start or finish in relation to a particular date. There are two main ways that you can create a constraint.
Method 1Double click on the task to open the Task Information dialog box. Select the Advanced tab.
Use the calendar control to select the Constraint date.
Finally set the constraint type:
Method 2Click select the task finish or start date in the Gantt view.
This method will default to a constraint type of Start No Earlier Than or Finish No Earlier Than. To adjust the constraint type open the task information form.
You can check easily check if a task has a constraint using the Indicator column.
Note that setting a constraint impacts the critical path of your project and can create a scheduling conflict. Make sure you understand the consequences of creating contraints by checking out:
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