Viewing Links

In Microsoft Project, to review and work with links in your project, follow these steps:

1 Click Edit, Links.

The Links dialog box appears, showing all links existing in your project file.

2 If you chose not to update a link when opening the project file or if you turned the prompt off, you can select a link and click Update Now.

3 If the location of the linked workbook has changed, you can update the location information in the project by clicking Change Source.

4 To break the link with the source application, click Break Link.

When you break a link, the information remains in the project file as a separate embedded object. You can still view and edit the Excel information; it's simply no longer linked.

To review and work with links in Excel, follow these steps: 1 In Excel, open the workbook containing the links.

Click Edit, Links.

The Edit Links dialog box appears, showing all links existing in the workbook (see Figure 17-16).

Figure 17-16. Use the Edit Links dialog box in Excel to review and update the links in the current workbook.

3 If you chose not to update a link when opening the workbook or if you turned the prompt off, you can select a link and click Update Values.

4 If the location of the linked project has changed, update the location information in the workbook by clicking Change Source.

5 To break the link with the source application, click Break Link.

When you break a link, the project information remains in the workbook file as a separate embedded object. You can still view and edit the project information; it's simply no longer linked.

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.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment