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How to code activities in Microsoft Project

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Kinnar Patel
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Hi Everyone,

How can i code activities in Microsoft project, so I can assign diffrent color codes or shapes to the coded activity.
I appreciate everyones help.
Thanks in advance.
Kind Regards,
Kinnar Patel


Rafael Davila
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Use Flags, these can be defined manually or by using formulas set them equal to Outline Codes or any other value you find convenient.

Recommend you look for Outline Codes either in Google or your software literature, these will provide you with much needed versatility within MS Project. Is not only about Bar Display but also about Activities Grouping, then you will be on top of it. Activity Grouping is more powerful than playing with bar shapes.