Using your mouse and the task bar

Finally, follow these steps to adjust a task's duration using your mouse and the task bar:

1. Place your mouse pointer on the right edge of a task bar until the pointer becomes a vertical line with an arrow extending to the right of it.

2. Click and drag the bar to the right. As you do, Project displays the proposed new task duration and finish date, as shown in Figure 4-3.

3. Release the mouse button when the duration that you want appears in the information box.

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Mouse pointer

Figure 4-3: If you're a visually oriented person, dragging task bars to change durations may be the best method for you.

Mouse pointer

Figure 4-3: If you're a visually oriented person, dragging task bars to change durations may be the best method for you.

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