Add a target field attribute

Add an optional attribute (target_field) to a percent complete field to compare the actual completion percentage of a task or project with a target percentage in a different decimal field that specifies where the task should be at this point.

Before you begin

Role required: personalize_dictionary

About this task

If a target field is not specified, the target of 100 is assumed.

Procedure

  1. Right-click the % Complete field in a form.
  2. Select Configure Dictionary from the pop-up menu.
  3. In the Dictionary Entry form, add the following attribute:
    target_field=percent_complete_target
  4. Update the dictionary record.
    In the list, a gray bar appears behind the colored bar to indicate the target value. The gray target bar appears only if you defined a target field.
    Percent complete