Add default milestones

This procedure establishes the due dates for all the deliverables within a project.

Use this procedure to set the completion dates for an entire project.

  1. Expand the project, if necessary, to display its items.
  2. Right-click the Default Milestones item, and select Manage from the menu.
    The Manage Milestones dialog appears.

    Manage Milestones dialog

  3. Click Add.
    The Define Milestone dialog appears.

    Define Milestone dialog

  4. From the Status list, select a document milestone.
  5. Click the calendar button Assignment calendar Opento set the Due Date.
    A calendar appears.

    Assignment calendar

  6. Select the required date and click OK to close the calendar.
    The Define Milestone dialog reappears showing the selected due date.
  7. Click OK.
    The Manage Milestones dialog reappears showing your new milestone with its due date.
  8. (Optional): Select the new milestone and enter a Comment, if appropriate.
  9. Click Add to set additional milestones.
    Tip: If you want to delete a milestone, simply highlight its line in the Manage Milestones dialog, and then click Remove.
  10. Click OK when you're finished.
The milestones that you've defined for the project appear beneath it in the Project Management view.