Project filters can be used to filter the tasks shown. To manage filters you, click the "Project->Edit Filters" menu item.
Creates a new filter and takes you to the Project filter setup window.
Edits an existing filter and takes you to the Project filter setup window.
Copies an existing filter and takes you to the Project filter setup window.
Deletes a filter permanently.
Set a filter as default. This will move the filter to the top of the Project filters management list and will be used by all new Project viewers.
Exits the window.
Note: When a filter is active, it can severely limit the visible tasks. You can quickly see if a filter is active on the Main Window menu bar:
To configure the Project Filter, you can either:
Note: The selections made are cumulative. For instance, selecting to only show milestone tasks, and tasks with the text "analysis" in them results in only milestone tasks with the text "analysis in them. It does not result in both milestone tasks and tasks with "analysis" in them.
Select this to only show tasks assigned to the resources selected.
Select the task status to show.
If a task is selected based on the filter in general, then also show tasks with the same parent.
If a task is selected based on the filter in general, then also show its parent tasks.
If a task is selected based on the filter in general, then also show its child tasks.
Check this to show the tasks with the same tree-like outline structure as used in Project. If unchecked, tasks will be listed in a 'flat' list.
Check this to prepend task names with the parent task's name as in ParentTask.TaskName.
Check this to only include Milestone tasks. Milestone task are task with 0 duration.
Search task names for the string entered (not CaSe sensitive)
Using regular expressions, search for text in the Task Name field of tasks. Only matches are selected.
Define the 'default' sorting to be used when this filter is active. Tasks and resources can also be sorted by clicking on the column header in the viewer itself.
Select the column to sort by as well as if the results should be in ascending or descending order.
Note: The column must be visible in order for the sorting to take effect.
Click this button to save the current filter settings as a new new filter.