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  • Start Date

    Modifying Dates Directly on the Chart You can easily modify the start date of a task by dragging its end handle: The same is true for the end date. The start date, end date and duration are all displayed in real time while you are dragging. The task also has guides which extend up and [...]

    June 14, 2011

  • Task Name

    Editing the Task Name Generally speaking the task name may be edited by selecting it and beginning typing in any situation. No Column In “No Column” view, you may click the name directly, or the ghost of “new task” if there is not currently a name for the task: Single Column and Full Column Views [...]

    June 14, 2011

  • Task Number

    Gantto numbers rows sequentially

    June 14, 2011

  • Task Dependencies

    Introduction A predecessor defines a relationship between two tasks in time. There are many different ways to interpret the relationship depending upon your point of view, but they are all represented by the same ball-and-socket connection in Gantto. The arrow below points to a predecessor linking Task A to Task B: These connections can be [...]

    June 14, 2011

  • End Date

    Modifying End Dates Directly on the Chart You can easily modify the end date of a task by dragging its handle: The same is true for the start date. The start date, end date and duration are all displayed in real time while you are dragging. The task also has guides which extend up and [...]

    June 19, 2011

  • Percent Complete

    Gantto renders task percentage complete with a dark fill: Summaries also display a percent completion: The easiest way to modify the percent complete is to adjust it directly with the mouse: Alternately you may edit the number directly in Spreadsheet mode:

    June 19, 2011

  • How to Share your Gantt Chart

    Sharing your online gantt chart is easy with Gantto. Fist you must be logged in and have saved your project to the server. (We need to have the project on our servers in order to render them to other clients.) Select the “Share” button under the “Cloud Menu” This will open a modal window with [...]

    July 16, 2011

  • Documentation Overview

    Please select the documentation topic you are interested in from the left hand column. Not finding what you are looking for? e-mail us as support@gantto.com  

    July 21, 2011

  • Work Calendar Editor

    Gantto’s work calendar editor makes it easy to adjust the standard working hours for your project. Quick Overview of the Work Calendar Editor To edit your work calendar – Open your project – navigate to View->Work Cal – edit, add, remove the default working times to your custom working times – that is it, navigate [...]

    January 24, 2012

  • Resource Manager

    Use Case We are looking to serve a few related use cases with this new capability: How can you quickly display what each individual of your team is working on at any one time? How can you quickly see which resources are scheduled over or under capacity? Once you have them identified, how can you [...]

    January 24, 2012

  • Auto-dependencies

    First I select the tasks I want to cascade: Creating a cascade of dependent tasks is a single click of the connect button: Want a cascade with no dependencies? Just connect them and then unconnect them again with another click: Grouping tasks is now also a single click:

    January 24, 2012

  • Drag and Drop

    Building and maintaing a schedule is now easier with Gantto’s new drag and drop features. Historically we have relied on our constraint engine to move dependent tasks when updating our online gantt chart. This is a powerful tool once you have your model setup, but in the brainstorming phase it requires a bit too much [...]

    January 24, 2012

  • Export Gantt Chart to PDF

    Creating a PDF is easy, just get the project looking the way you want it on the screen: And then click the Cloud->Export to PDF button We ask you your paper size preferences and ask if you would like to add a title: It turns out that Adobe Flex applications are really particular about saving [...]

    January 24, 2012

  • International Date Formats

    To get there click the user profile button next to your username: Then select the preferences tab: International Date Formats We have quite a few international customers, and they all lead me to believe that we Americans write our date in this funny format: mm/dd/yyyy and their format: dd/mm/yyyy make actually makes a great deal [...]

    January 25, 2012

  • Duration vs. Start / End Date

    A comment we hear frequently from people who are new to managing schedules is that it is confusing to think of tasks in terms of a duration and a start or end date. To better serve those customers, Gantto now lets you pick your data entry style. 1) Duration and start date determine end date [...]

    January 25, 2012

  • Snapshot Tool

    When a user clicks on the button, a selection cursor will appear, allowing a drag-selection: Upon selecting an area, a rectangle will appear indicating the area that the snapshot tool will capture. The snapshot rectangle can be easily moved by dragging its interior area, and can be easily resized by dragging its border: Two buttons appear [...]

    January 25, 2012

  • Gantt Chart Zoom and Zoom Undo/Redo

    A big part of managing a team is keeping everyone up to speed. There are lots of way to do that, but we are visual people and we rely heavily on graphics. We have always wanted scheduling software that presents at least as well at it models. To that end we have built Gantto with [...]

    January 25, 2012

  • Managing Resources

    Managing resources is as important as managing the various tasks that make up your project. In this document we discuss how Gantto let’s you address this key area. Resource management: Gantt Chart view vs. Resource Manager view Gantto allows for some basic resource management from its Gantt chart view. More specifically, you can add resources [...]

    January 30, 2012

  • Working with different work calendars

    Traditionally in many countries the “standard” work week is made up of 40 hours distributed over 5 days (Monday through Friday, 8AM-noon, and 1PM-5PM). Because of this, Gantto defaults to a 5 day, 40 hour per week schedule. In reality, however, every project is different and this work calendar may not be the most appropriate. [...]

    January 30, 2012

  • Constraints and Dependencies

    Gantto allows you to easily add and remove dependencies between tasks. Dependencies are a very powerful tool, one that we believe is key in managing projects of medium to high complexity. However, dependencies often tend to confuse many of the users of various project management tools out there. One of our goals when designing Gantto [...]

    February 9, 2012

  • Task Management

    In project management a task is an activity that needs to be accomplished within a defined period of time. Gantto’s Gantt Chart view allows you to visualize all the tasks in your project over a desired time window. In this document we will describe how you can create and modify such tasks. To learn more [...]

    February 9, 2012

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