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Automatically scheduling work on special days (typically weekends)

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for my projects, weekends are not workdays. But, at the cumination of almost all the projects, special events (like commercial moves) must be scheduled on weekends - not during workdays. 

I'd like to set dependencies for all the related events, so that if a Saturday move gets rescheduled to another weekend, all of the associated Saturday & Sunday events automatically move.

But, whatever dependency formula I choose (50, 50SS, 50SF,etc) all result in every dependent event being scheduled for the next business day/s (Monday, Tuesday...). I need multiple events to be scheduled for the same or next calendar day

Is there any sane way to do this, or am I doomed to manually setting all the associated weekend dates?

 

Thanks in Advance!!

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  • Shaine Greenwood
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    Hi John,

    You can always set the start date for a task to be on a non-working day, but the end date will be pushed to the next available working day. Use elapsed time in the duration column to have your task ignore non-working days. Lead with an "e" in the duration column to indicate elapsed time, e.g. e3d, e6h

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