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Chapter 6. Entering Scheduling Requirements > Creating and Using Task Calendars

Creating and Using Task Calendars

Typically, tasks without resource assignments are scheduled according to the working time on the project calendar (as specified in the Project Information dialog box). Tasks with resource assignments are scheduled according to the working time on the resource calendars. You can also assign a custom base calendar to a task to replace the project calendar for scheduling that task. The process involves creating a custom base calendar that reflects the schedule you want to use for the task and then assigning that calendar to the task.

A task calendar provides specific control over the dates and hours when a task can be scheduled, and it affects only the task or tasks to which it is assigned. Task calendars are ideally suited to tasks that involve equipment resources that must be scheduled outside the normal working hours of the project calendar.


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