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Old 10-16-2012, 12:30 PM
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In the Task Information Dialog box, when predecessor data is shown it would be very helpful if % Complete would be displayed.

As a PM, if I'm looking at upcoming tasks to determine whether they will start on time, one of the data points I need is the status of previous activities. Having easy access to the % Complete would make that job much simpler and quicker.
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Old 10-18-2012, 05:36 AM
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Hi,

As a quick check, display the task form in the lower pane formatted to show predecessors and successors. You can then double click on the predecessor task in the task form, to show the Task Information form, with % complete, for the task.

I hope this helps.
Julie
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:45 AM
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Julie,

Thank you for the reply.

I was aware of that option and do use it. Unfortunately many of my projects are very complex and a single task may have very many predecessors. Having to select and view each one individually can get time consuming.

Having the % Complete available would give a very handy snapshot and allow the PM to concentrate on those tasks that are threats to starting on time.
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Old 10-21-2012, 06:30 AM
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I understand - but truthfully, you will not catch the eye of Microsoft here.

Try: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/suggestions.aspx
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