Float between task and it's successor
Hi,
There doesn't seem to be any clear way to calculate the float between two tasks.
If I have task A and task B, and task A is a predecessor to task B, I'm looking for a formula to calculate the amount of time task A can be delayed. Has anyone found a method to do this?
TOTALFLOAT is not useful on my projects, it often ends up calculating the days between a task and project delivery. Any help would be appreciated!
Thanks,
Madeline
Answers

Hi,
If your tasks part of the Critical Path, Total Float (Slack) won't be assigned. Only tasks that are not part of the Critical Path will show a Float Count of days until the end of the project. That's because in theory they can be delayed due to no dependencies.
I use Total Float, and it displays zeros for Critical Path tasks.
This might help if you haven't already explored it: https://www.smartsheet.com/content/slacktimeprojectmanagement?_ga=2.9754293.1010308946.16974268431134018050.1626726746
BRgds,
Ray

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