Modifying Gridlines

Just as phone numbers are broken up into several shorter sets of numbers to help you remember them, visual elements are often broken up to help you understand information in chunks. Tables use lines, calendars use boxes, football fields use yard lines, and so on.

Several views in Project include gridlines to indicate certain things, such as the break between weeks or the status date (that is, the date as of which progress has been tracked on a project). These lines help the reader of your plan discern intervals of time or breaks in information; for example, gridlines can be used to indicate major and minor column breaks. You can modify these gridlines in several ways, including changing the color and style of the lines and the interval at which they appear.

To modify gridlines, use the Gridlines dialog box, as follows:

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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