Scheduling in Visio


One of the scheduling tools in Microsoft Visio is the timeline tool. The timeline has block intervals, today marker, elapsed time indicator and much more. Timelines have an expand feature which focuses in on a date range. The Shape data window displays % complete and other related data.

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Gantt Chart

The Gantt chart template in Microsoft Visio provides a great scheduling tool. Each Gantt chart block has detailed information displayed through the shape data window. The Gantt charts have links, lead and lag also % complete options. Extra columns of data is display either by clicking the right mouse and insert column or by dragging the column shape onto the Gantt chart.

Other Scheduling in Visio

There are two other tools available under schedule. A calendar template and a Pert diagram template. With these extra two diagram templates there are four tools altogether, providing a good baseline for project management.


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