Calculating workflow dates automatically

When you enter or change the date of a task, the system calculates other dates that are based on your entry.

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To calculate workflow dates automatically, complete the following steps.


  1. Enter or change the date for a task in any of the date fields.
  2. Select the date and click anywhere on the screen except for another date field.

    The Date Dependency Calculation icon (Calculator with up and down arrows image) is displayed next to the end date.

  3. Click the Date Dependency Calculation icon.

    Alternatively, you can select one of the toolbar icons for recalculating dependency dates.


The other dates in the workflow are updated, because of the new entry.