Project delayed. Copy of project. How to shift dates of tasks and milestones.
This GroupCamp FAQ explains how to shift the dates of tasks and milestones when a project is delayed for a few days or several weeks. How to shift dates when using project templates and the Copy an existing project feature.
The Shift dates feature is accessible from the project Actions menu.
In this article:
- Shift dates from several weeks
- Selection of tasks and milestones to be shifted
- Shift dates from several days
- Access privileges
The 12 tasks and 3 milestones of the selected period will be shifted by 14 weeks.
This choice allows you to select tasks with end dates in the selected period - AND - milestones whose dates are in the selected period.
Use this choice when the project is already started and you want to delay the end of the project.
All items choice
This choice selects all the tasks and milestones of the project.
Use this choice when the project is not started (all dates are in the future) - OR - when you have copied an existing project and want to change all dates.
The 12 tasks and 3 milestones of the selected period will be shifted by 15 days. When the dates fall on a Saturday or a Sunday (days checked), the date is shifted to the following Monday (first day not checked to follow).
To access the feature, the user must have these two privileges:
Applications > Tasks > Create - Update to shift tasks.
Applications > Milestones > Create - Update to shift milestones.