Managing Task Durations

Tasks take time: they have a duration. Realistic task duration help give a realistic project end date. Aspose.Tasks allows developers set task duration in projects.

Working with Durations

The Duration and DurationFormat properties exposed by the Task class are used to determine the planned duration and format of the duration of a task:

  • Duration sets and gets a task’s planned duration.
  • DurationFormat sets and gets formats defined by the TimeUnitType enumeration.

Duration in Microsoft Project

To see a task’s duration in Microsoft Project one can select More Views and then Task Entry From the View menu.

Setting task duration in Microsoft Project

how to manage task duration in Microsoft Project

Setting task duration using Aspose.Tasks

The following examples increases and decreases the task duration to 1 week and half week respectively.