June 2020 Newsletter

Video: Vertical Links (Dependencies) with Milestones Professional

There are a few different ways to add vertical links, or dependencies, between tasks on different rows in your schedule.
Check out how to add them, change them, and hide or remove vertical links in the video below:

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June 2020 Tips and Tricks

For these and more, view Tips and Tricks for June 2020

Color code a symbol in a column
I have created a stoplight chart. I want to color code an entry that is in a column. I want the color to be red if it is an internal deliverable and blue if it is an external deliverable. Is this possible?

Only part of schedule appears in PowerPoint
I used the Copy All Pages to PowerPoint feature to get my schedule into PowerPoint. Only part of each page of the schedule appears in PowerPoint. Any ideas?

Standard curtains for all my projects
I would like the same curtains to appear on all of my schedules. How can I do this?

Shade time periods on a swimlane chart
How do I shade across swimlanes vertically for a period of time? For example March 21, 2021 to May 20, 2021 should be green and June 4, 2021 to July 5, 2021 should be orange.

Remove a curtain
How do I remove curtains?

Difference between status line and current date line
What is the difference between the status line and the current date line?

PowerPoint graphics format
When Milestone Pro puts the chart into PowerPoint, what type of graphic is created? (eg. png, jpg, etc.) Can the type of graphic be changed?

For these and more, view Tips and Tricks for June 2020

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Join the Milestones Professional Users LinkedIn Group

For anyone interested, there’s a free Milestones Professional user group on LinkedIn you can join to share best practices, network with other users, and maybe learn some tips along the way from other experienced Milestones users. To join, head over to the following website and click Join: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=6796817
Note: This user group is an unofficial group run by Milestones software users, and is not managed by KIDASA Software, Inc. A free LinkedIn account is required to join the group.