It is useful to reduce the width of columns so more
data may be displayed on screen and in printouts.
There are several ways to reduce column
widths via MS Project Settings:
To prevent the Task Name from
indenting, select theTools, Options…, View tab
and uncheck the Indent name option.
To reduce the width of the Duration
column, select the Tools, Options…, Edit tab
and under View options for time units in
Minutes:, Hours:, Days:, Weeks:, Months:, Years: –
From the drop-down boxes, select your preferred
designators for these units. Change “days” to “d” and
“hr” to “h” to make the duration columns narrower.
Add space before label – Places a space between the
value and the label; uncheck this to make duration
Change the column title from Duration to Dur:
Change the date format to a shorter format in
the Tools, Options…, View tab.
Eastwood Harris Supplies Project Management
Training Manuals, Project Management
Training Presentations and Consulting on
Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project 2010