Microsoft Project. Showing several fields near the task bars

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I personally like to show Task name near the task bars in MS Project. To me it makes it much easier to read a Gantt chart because you do not need to try to read on the left wich is the task that bar belongs too. Lately I though of showing more data, almos as to make the text columns of the left innecessary. To do that it would be necessary to show several fields near the task bars. And I wondered if that was possible. The answer is yes. Let’s see how.

By default, MS Project doesn’nt show any text near the tas bars, lthough ont he standard template, it will show the Resource name on the right of the task the moment you add this information on the resources column. The standard way to add other texts or to change this is this:

  1. Either right click on the gantt chart and select Bar Syles or go to the Formatt Gantt Chart Tab and on the Format group select Format ->Bar Styles.
  2. A window where you…

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