When presenting your timeline, you can hide the task list to show a broader range and focus on data. Even though you will not be able to see all the important information included in the columns, you can still get some basic task information by displaying task labels on the taskbar or next to it.
The fields you can display on task labels include:
- Start and End dates
- Assignee icon
- Period mode
You can freely hide or display any of the above to find the view that meets your requirements.
The task label consist of the Key and Summary field values and you can hire or display it on the taskbar or next to it.
If you want to hide labels and rely on task colors only, you can disable this feature:
On the taskbar
Use this options if you only want to display task Key field or The task Summary fits within the tasks width as it will be cut if it exceed the area of the task:
Next to the Taskbar
Use this option if you want to show your tasks' details with the complete summary description:
This options displays the task information on the taskbar or next to it depending on the tasks width. For example, as the text exceeds the width of BU-32, it is displayed next to the taskbar.
Task details dialog
To display the most important tasks details, click anywhere on the taskbar area but the linked Task Key.
Using this dialog or the WBS mini module, you can check if a task is within the scope of multiple Boxes. As the task is system-wide, some task operations might be constrained by different settings like task structure, or other dependencies.
This dialog includes the following information:
- Task type
- Start and End date
- Period mode
- Box involved
- List of dependencies including the type, target, ASAP mode, lag time, and Boxes involved