In the following video you will get an overview of the Gantt chart in PSOhub. To get a complete understanding, please take a look at the rest of the article below.

The Gantt chart can be found in the Task Board of your project or choose from the Tasks menu and under Boards or Gantt Chart:

Tasks menu to access the Gantt Chart

Display the Gantt chart in a project

In the Task board, next to the Show Board and Show List buttons, click Show Gantt:

Show Gantt Chart button

To display all the tasks within each task list or WBS (Work Breakdown Structure), in the toolbar immediately above the Gantt chart, click the Expand all button:

Expand tasks in Gantt chart

To display the time span of the project, in the toolbar, click the Zoom to fit button:

Zoom to fit button in the Gantt toolbar

The task priorities are indicated by the coloured dot next to the task name (High = Red, Medium = Orange, Low = Green).

Tip: Make sure that all your tasks have a start and due date in order to see them in the Gantt chart. You can easily set this up in the Show board or Show list view.

Adjust view and change column order

By dragging and dropping the slide bar, you can adjust view of the columns.

Adjust view and change column order using the slide bar

The order of the data columns can be changed by dragging and dropping the desired column to its preferred position. The example below shows the %DONE column being repositioned:

Reorder the Gantt Chart columns by dragging and dropping

Change the timeline of a task

To change the timeline of a task, you can drag and drop the time bar of a task. In the example below, the 2.4 Time entry task is being moved:

Change the timeline of a task by dragging and dropping the time bar

Create and edit task dependencies

Task dependencies allow you to define relationships between tasks and visualize the sequence in which they must be completed in order to close a project.

In the example below, the task Approval of Config is dependent on the previous tasks Time Entry and Expense Entry being completed. These dependencies were created by individually selecting the Time Entry and Expense Entry tasks and when you hover over the bar, two circles appear on both ends:

Create task dependencies

Click on the right-hand circle and drag and drop to the dependent task. In this case, Approval of Config. An arrow will appear connecting the two tasks.

When task is selected, click on the right-hand circle and drag and drop to the dependent task

To edit the dependency details of a task, double-click the dependency line and the following dialog box appears:

Edit dependency dialog box to configure the direction of the dependency

Add, edit and delete a task

To create a new task right-click an existing task and select Add, Add task above or Add task below.

Right-click an existing task to add a new task

The new task will appear as New task 1. Right-click the task and select Edit. Complete the task information as you would in the Task Board or Task List:

In the Task dialog box, complete the task information

To delete a task, right-click the task and select Delete.

Update task progress

An assigned team member can update the progress of their task by selecting the task and sliding the progress bar to the desired percentage:

Update the task progress by selecting the task and dragging the corner of the task bar to the desired percentage

The %DONE column is automatically updated

The %DONE column is automatically updated with the new progress percentage

Search for task

Large projects containing high volume of tasks can be tiresome to locate in the Gantt chart.

The FIND TASKS BY NAME search box can help you limit the your tasks in view:

Search for task in the Gantt chart

The results immediately appear:

Search results in the Gantt chart

Additional functionalities

The Gantt toolbar also has the following functionalities:

Functionality

Description

Collapse all tasks

Zoom in

Zoom out

Display previous time span

Display next time span

Fit Gantt chart to full screen. Press the Esc key to close full screen.

Resets the Gantt chart settings.

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