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Create tasks from project task creator

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Create tasks from project task creator

Use the project task creator to create multiple tasks at once.

Before you begin

Role required: it_project_manager
Note: In previous releases, the it_project_manager role was named project_manager.


  1. In the Project form, right-click the header bar and select Project task creator.
    The Child Task Creator dialog box appears.
  2. Enter the quantity of tasks to create.
  3. Select the Create relationships check box to create a finish-to-start dependency between these tasks (when the first task finishes, the next task starts). Clear the check box to create the tasks with no dependencies.
  4. Click OK.
    The new tasks appear in the Project Tasks related list. THe application automatically creates a task Number and a Short Description that starts with Auto Created Task, followed by a number if more than one task is created.
    Figure 1. Project Task Creator