Many people know how to use bar styles to change the color of the bars on the right side Gantt chart. But I bet you don’t know how to use text styles to change the text on the left side of the Gantt Chart, and other sheet-like views. Let’s take a look at this.
Here’s what my project looks like before applying text styles.
And here’s what my project looks like after applying a green font, underlined, for milestones, with red for critical subtasks.
A big difference. To apply the text styles:
Now, don’t get carried away. More than two colors will invite negative reactions from others who are looking at your project. You don’t want them scratching the eyeballs trying to figure out what’s important and what’s not.
If tasks are listed using text colors and font features (bold, underlines, strikethroughs) can these font format features be saved when saving to Project 2007 or earlier?
Can you change the color of the font on the right to where the gantt is being produced?
You can change the look of this text through the Text Styles dialog as mentioned above. Just set item to change to Bar Text - Right.