Gantt Chart Formats

You can format the color, shape, and pattern of the Gantt bars in Gantt Charts views, Project Center views, and other views in Microsoft Project Web App.

To format a Gantt chart:

  1. On the Quick Launch, in the Settings section, click Server Settings.

  2. On the Server Settings page, in the Look and Feel section, click Gantt Chart Formats.

  3. In the Gantt Chart list, above the table, select the name of the Gantt chart view that you want to format.

  4. To rename the selected Gantt chart view, click Rename. Type the new name in the New name for Gantt Chart box, and then click OK. If you do not want to rename the selected Gantt chart view, skip this step.

    Note:  You cannot change the names of the individual Gantt bars.

  5. For each bar type within the selected Gantt chart view (represented as a row in the table), choose the following:

    • Display    Select this check box to display this bar type on the selected Gantt chart view.

    • Middle bar shape    Select the shape that you want to use for the bar type.

    • Bar Color    Choose a color to fill in the selected bar shape.

    • Bar Pattern    Choose a pattern to fill in the selected bar shape.

    • Start shape    Choose a graphic to display at the start of a Gantt bar of this type.

    • Start color    Choose a color to fill in the start shape.

    • End shape    Choose a graphic to display at the end of a Gantt bar of this type.

    • End color    Choose a color to fill in the end shape.

      A preview of the resulting Gantt bar is displayed on the right side of the table.

  6. Click Save, at the bottom of the page, below the table.

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