Modifying a Filter

You can modify an existing filter. If you want to keep the original filter intact, you can also copy an existing filter and then modify it to create your new version. To customize a filter, follow these steps:

1 Click Project, Filtered For, More Filters.

2 In the More Filters dialog box, select the Task or Resource option to display the task or resource filters.

3 Click the filter you want to modify and then click Edit or Copy.

4 Click the Field Name cell you want to change, click the down arrow, and then click the name of the field by which you want to filter (see Figure 25-20).

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Figure 25-20. Modify the fields, tests, and values for a filter to display only the tasks that meet your criteria.

5 Click the Test cell, click the down arrow, and then click the name of the test you want o to use for the filter.

"S 6 Specify the value you want to use for the filter test in the Value(s) cell. You can type a

2 value, click a field name from the list, or type a prompt to define an interactive filter.

For information about creating an interactive filter, see "Creating Interactive Filters" later in this section on page 804.

7 To display the summary tasks for tasks that pass the filter criteria, select the Show Related Summary Rows check box.

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