Milestones Professional Tutorial Videos

The videos in this series are designed to teach one part of Milestones Professional in each video. We aim for the tutorials to be between 5-10 minutes long, short and sweet.

Schedule Size

Learn about setting your schedule layout to the appropriate size in this Milestones Professional video.

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The Toolbox: Introduction

Learn about the Toolbox in Milestones Professional (that thing on the right side of the screen with all the symbols and bars). This video is the introduction to the Toolbox. Learn how to modify the different parts of the Toolbox in later videos.

The Toolbox: Modify Symbols

Learn about modifying symbols in the Toolbox in this video. We recommend watching the Toolbox Introduction video first.

Logarithmic Date Headings

Find out how to set up your schedule to use Logarithmic Date Headings. These date headings allow you to expand certain time periods, while contracting other time periods. It’s great for schedules where you want to show a lot of detail for a certain time period.

Link to MS Project: Manual Tagging

Find out how to link your tasks back to an existing MS Project file, and how to add tasks on-the-fly from an MS Project file that you have open on your computer.

Import from MS Project: Coded Presentation Timeline

Find out how to import your tasks with one of our coded options: Coded Presentation Timeline. This option uses a single Text field in your Project file to assign finish dates to different colored swimlanes in Milestones Professional.

Import from MS Project: Coded Finish Dates

Find out how to import your tasks with one of our coded options: Coded Finish Dates. This option uses a single Text field in your Project file to assign finish dates to different colored swimlanes in Milestones Professional. Unlike Coded Presentation Timeline, this option places each finish date on its own task row, and also gives you the option to show Baseline + Slip.

Import from MS Project: Coded Symbols and Bars

Find out how to import your tasks with one of our coded options: Coded Symbols and Bars. This option uses three Number fields from Project to tell Milestones 1) Which row to place the task on in Milestones, 2) Which type of Symbology to bring in, and 3) Which row in the Toolbox to use.