Timeline view mode

When you view the workflow on a timeline, you can update the task status and scheduling information and add attachments.

The Workflow tab timeline view presents a view of the tasks for a project over a period of weeks or months. To display tasks on a timeline, click View > View as a Timeline/Gantt chart Timeline ViewStepped and shaded bars.

For more information, see Post Task Update dialog or Starting an approval process from view mode.

To customize the timeline view, click Layout (Grid with pencilProtractor, ruler, pencil) on the Workflow tab. You can customize the timeline view in any of the following ways:

  • Choose weeks or months as the time scale.
  • Select the dates to plot: Actual/Forecast or Target.
  • Select captions for timeline bars.

For more information, see Spreadsheet or timeline view customization.