Microsoft Project – changing colour of Deadline arrow on Gantt Chart

When you set a deadline for task in Microsoft Project, a green downwards facing arrow appears on the deadline date on the Gantt Chart. A client recently asked whether the colour could be changed – they felt that since it was a deadline, it might be more appropriate if the arrow was red.

If you double-click on the arrow in the Gantt Chart, the Format Bar dialog box will be displayed for the deadline arrow.

In the Start section, change the Colour to whatever you like. You could change the shape if you really wanted to as well. Click OK.

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About jdonbavand

I am a trainer of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Crystal Reports. I have called my blog "If Only I'd Known That...." because I hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only I had a £100 for every time someone says "If only I'd known that." ....
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