Overriding Dependencies


I came across an issue the other day whilst dabbling in a demo project update.  The issue was that I couldn’t set the actual start date on a successor task that was before the predecessors finish date; effectively the dependency was overriding the ability to reschedule the task.  Entering the Actual Start date for T2 gives this…


The trick is to uncheck the Schedule option Split in-progress tasks


Once this is done, the project reschedules like this…




My good friend Nenad blogged this here – http://ntrajkovski.com/2015/04/01/split-in-progress-task-option-in-ms-project-2013/ – he’s a top bloke so check out his project.

Enjoy,  Ben.