Timeline Maker Tutorials

Learn how to create beautiful Gantt charts and timelines.
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Turn Smartsheet project schedules into beautiful Gantt charts. This video will demonstrate how to make a Smartsheet Gantt chart into PowerPoint. You will see how to log-into Smartsheet and and import data, then transform it into a PowerPoint Gantt chart using Office Timeline.
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Free Edition Quick Start - Build a timeline or Gantt chart with the Office Timeline Free Edition. This tutorial will show you how to create a timeline or Gantt chart in PowerPoint using Office Timeline Free Edition. It will walk you through the steps of setting your project plan’s milestones and tasks, and then show you the many ways to customize your slide.
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Gantt chart and Timeline Maker Tutorial
Plus Edition Quick Start See how to build a timeline or Gantt chart from start to finish. This introductory video will show you how to create a timeline or Gantt chart from the beginning to the end result. See how to design and customize your project plan so it creates impact when presented to clients and executives.
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Learn how to fast-start with beautifully formatted templates. See how to get started quickly with a timeline or Gantt chart template. The video will demonstrate how to select one of Office Timeline’s templates and then edit it with your own project schedule.
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Rearrange Tasks - see how to change the order of the tasks on your Gantt chart. This video demonstrates how to change the order of tasks in your project schedule by sorting and re-sorting the tasks of your Gantt chart with dragging and dropping.
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Hide milestones or tasks without removing them. This video will show how to hide task or milestone information in your project plan without deleting data. It will also demonstrate how to unhide data so it re-appears on your Gantt chart or timeline.
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Learn how to fit more tasks on your Gantt chart. This video will demonstrate how to maximize space on your slide if your project plan contains many tasks. It will show how to control the size of each task on your Gantt chart, and how to control the spacing between them.
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Change date format, hide milestone and task dates or pick a new date format. In this video we will show how change the date formats of your project schedule, how to hide dates for creating dateless project plans and how to switch your timeline or Gantt chart to an international date format.
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Adding Duration Counts to Your Project Plan.
Show Task Duration Display the duration of each task in your project plan. In this video we will demonstrate how to add a task duration count in days, weeks or months to the tasks on your Gantt Chart. We will also show you how to change the placement of the duration count and how to customize the duration calculation specifically for your project plan.
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Repositioning your Timeline or Gantt Chart.
Adjusting your timelines position Position your timeline or Gantt chart where you want. The video shows you how to change the vertical position of your timeline or Gantt chart. This can help create more space for tasks or for any additional content on your project plan may need.
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Add Connectors to Your Gantt Chart.
Use connectors Add or change the connectors on your Gantt chart This video shows how to add connectors to your Gantt chart. It also demonstrates how to modify existing Gantt chart connectors and how to use them to highlight the important elements of your project plan.
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Positioning Milestones on Your Timelines.
Arrange milestones to fit more How to re-position milestones to avoid crowding. If you project plan will have a lot of milestones this video will show you how to re-position them on your timeline. It will demonstrate steps to manually adjust a milestone’s position on your timeline if it is crowding another milestone.
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Make a PowerPoint Gantt Chart from Excel
Importing from Excel How to make timelines and Gantt charts from Excel. This video shows the steps to import Microsoft Excel data or Microsoft project plans into Office Timeline. It will then demonstrate how to transform that data into professional looking Gantt charts or timelines, in just a few clicks.