Microsoft Project: Stop Recalculating My Finish date
January 10, 2012 11:56 AM Subscribe
Microsoft Project Filter: Is there any way to tell Project to stop recalculating/updating a task's finish date whenever I modify the task's % Complete
posted by JPowers to computers & internet (2 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I realize that Project is trying to helpful, because essentially it is keeping me honest. For example, if I have a 10 day task, and, after the fifth day, I'm only 25% complete, instead of 50% complete (which is where I should be), Project automatically pushes out the task's finish date accordingly. The problem with this is that, for most of my tasks, I won't complete an even amount of work each day. So, using that same example, if after the fifth day I'm only done with 10% of the work, that's fine, because I'll probably finish the remaining portion over the next five days. There's only a problem if a don't finish 100% of the work by the finish date.
Is there any way to disable this?