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Task Multi-Select (Gantt module)

Introduction

You can multi-select tasks on the task structure using CTRL+left click (or CMD on a Mac), and move or structure by dropping on one of the tasks.

Alternatively, you can move the tasks using the arrows in the header, and a notification will be displayed if the operation was partially successful or unsuccessful.

Select and Unselect Tasks

You can select tasks using the keyboard or mouse. The table below presents possible actions:

Action

Description

Action

Description

Selecting more than one task is possible with (selected tasks are highlighted in blue):

cmd or ctrl + left mouse button

Select tasks one by one.

shift + left mouse button

Select a range of tasks.

Unselecting tasks is possible with:

ESC

Unselect all selected tasks.

Click out of zone

Unselect all selected tasks.

cmd or ctrl + left mouse button

Unselecting tasks one by one.

Possible Actions

Once you select the tasks, you will be able to move them, indent and outdent, etc., depending on the type of tasks (parent / child). The table below presents possible actions:

Selected tasks

Action

Selected tasks

Action

parent + all his children

move up/down, indent, outdent, delete

parent + selected children/without children

delete

all children from one parent, but without a parent

outdent, delete

selected children from single parent, but without a parent

move up/down, indent, outdent, delete

selected children from different parents, but without parents

delete

multiple parents without children

delete

at least one task + one milestone

convert multiple to milestones/tasks

Period mode change

In the Gantt module, you can change the scheduling mode of any group of selected tasks, regardless of their relationships. 

Example:

When you select children from a single parent but the parent remains unselected, all options will be available:

When you add the parent task to that list, only the delete icon will be clickable: