Check out our Assessment Centre and the Guild's Knowledge CAR and the Soteria Method

How to highlight a Time period in Gantt chart in Microsoft Project

MS Project do not provide a tool to highlight a time period in Gantt chart.

So how can we do it?

First you create a new calendar. For example "Gantt Shade"

how-to-highlight-a-time-period-in-gantt-chart-in-microsoft-project-1

In Exception tab, add the Time period you want to highlight. (From January to March)

how-to-highlight-a-time-period-in-gantt-chart-in-microsoft-project-2

Right click on Gantt chart and select Nonworking Time...

how-to-highlight-a-time-period-in-gantt-chart-in-microsoft-project-3

In Non-working time tab, in Calendar select Gantt Shade, in Draw select Behind task bars, in Color select Gray color.

how-to-highlight-a-time-period-in-gantt-chart-in-microsoft-project-4

Now Time period from Jan to Mar has been highlighted.

how-to-highlight-a-time-period-in-gantt-chart-in-microsoft-project-5

 

Thank you for your time to read this article.

You can also find other post at my personal blog : https://doduykhuong.com

Market Place

The aim of this training is to provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of the Guild of Project Controls Planning and Scheduling skills level at the GPC Preparatory level.
For 25+ years, APMX has been providing competency based project management training to Fortune 500 companies around the world, applying the principles of project based learning, designed to produce measurable results, generating a favorable “return on training investment”.
See how the TIME - LOCATION - VIEW brings clearness to your work programmes
Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project books, on-line video training courses and training material available from an internationally recognised publisher and PMI accredited REP. Teach yourself using on-line or book based learning or run your own in-house or public PMI accredited courses.