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DISPLAY ESTIMATED DATES ON THE WORKFRONT'S GANTT CHART

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Today, Workfront's Gantt Chart displays Projected Dates. This is a partial picture of a portfolio or project status represented on Gantt for planners, managers, and executives. Request displaying Estimated Dates on the Gantt. Use Case: The Projected and Estimated Dates may be the same most of the time. However, Workfront created both sets of dates for a reason. please find the below Workfront article snippet to include as use cases In large enterprise-sized companies there is a high probability that more complex task constraints will be employed which can affect Estimated Dates. S S Ayyappa Reddy Sathi Google Inc.
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Hi Ayyappa, I agree; although Estimated Dates are rarely used, they can be very helpful when needed (as was the case for me yesterday, in solving a tricky filter condition). Visually, you can add the Estimated Dates as columns to any Workfront view or report, and in many cases, add advanced formatting to highlight where they differ from their Projected Date counterparts. From the title of your post, though, if your goal is to see Estimate Dates in Gantt format, as that option is not available natively, I invite you to consider our "http://store.atappstore.com/product/ubergantt/">UberGantt solution, which can be configured to show Estimate Dates. It can also simultaneously show the default Baseline dates, contrasting how the scheule has changed, which is another useful enterprise feature. Regards, Doug Doug Den Hoed - AtAppStore Got Skills? Lend a hand! https://community.workfront.com/participate/unanswered-threads

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(via chat) Hey Doug, I am familiar with adding the estimated dates as a column in views and reports (especially to identify reasons for at Risk tasks) but not familiar with the advanced formatting to highlight where they differ from their Projected Date counterparts. Can you elaborate or point me to the correct place in help to learn this. Thanks, Tim ------------ Hi Tim, This "https://support.workfront.com/hc/en-us/articles/217195897-Using-Conditional-Formatting-in-Views">Using Conditional Formatting in Views article explains the concept using a "show 'Half Complete' in purple when Percent Complete equals 50" example. Similarly, you could highlight an Estimated Date Column that is not equal to its Projected Date counterpart in yellow. Regards, Doug Doug Den Hoed - AtAppStore Got Skills? Lend a hand! https://community.workfront.com/participate/unanswered-threads