I’m looking for a sly way of getting a little more functionality out of the fantastic ability to use dependencies and timelines to move a whole string of dependant tasks on the Timeline.
If I have a string of 8 tasks, I know I can move that whole string forward in time by moving the first task that is “blocking” the others. And, I can move that whole string backward in time proportionally by moving the last one.
I’m hoping to find a way to make ONE more task that will have a begin date matching the very first task, and a due date matching the very last task, that would allow me to move that entire string just by moving that one task. Think of that task as the “Master Schedule” task. Almost like a bucket handle— just pickup that task and move it wherever, and all the contents of that string of dependant tasks move with it.
I’m OK making this task manually and setting all the dependencies, but I don’t know how to make it work the way I’m describing.
I’m going to multi-home that one “Master Schedule” task into another project that our business owners would see, that would act as a summary for them to see the full gamut of Production without having a screen filled with hundreds of more granular tasks.