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Depending on the scale, the timeline shows days, months, quarters, or years. You can adjust the scale to your needs to display long-lasting projects in their entirety.
You can refresh the page or switch between modules without losing the context on the Gantt chart. The zoom level and the dates on the timeline will remain in the same position as before the refresh.
You can zoom all the way down to daily granularity to see non-working days. They will be hidden once you zoom out to see the quarters of the year on the timeline:
Scale to fit
If you have a lot of important information on your task list, you may want to adjust the timeline to fit all tasks in the available area of your screen. Use the "Scale to fit" option to adjust the timeline so it shows all your tasks sorted from the earliest start date to the latest end date.
The Scale to fit feature is NOT available when only unscheduled tasks (tasks without dates) are in a box. Once tasks are scheduled, the Scale to fit feature is available.
You can use the "Scale to fit" functionality to display tasks that aren't visible in their entirety when you have reached the limit of "zoom-out" option.
The maximum level of zooming out has been reached. The task only partially fits on the Gantt timeline.
After clicking the "Scale to fit" button the entire task fits the timeline.