How to link Tasks with recurring Tasks in MS PROJECT 2019


suppose that every Monday you have a meeting with your project team. And after that you are going back to your regular project Tasks. For that case you will have to create recurring in Project 2019 Task for meeting like this:




You will get:


Let’s say that you have Task 1 with 2 days duration, and Task 2 with 3 days duration. And Task 1is about to start after first regular meeting is over, and Task 2 after second regular meeting is over. You will have to find out right predecessor like this:


When you link Task 1, and Task 2 with right meeting occurrence you will get:


If you collapse Regular meeting you will get:


As you can see, on the right part of the Gantt Chart View (graphic part), you cannot see those links.

One more thing. If you make Regular meeting as a predecessor of any Task, like this:


this Task will start after the last meeting is finished and the link will not be shown on the right (graphic) part of the Gantt Chart View.

To conclude, be careful when you link recurring and regular tasks.



About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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