Make Tasks Inactive

edited 12/09/19 in Smartsheet Basics

Similar to MS Project, is there a way to make tasks inactive so they show with strikethrough but do not affect the schedule/project timeline?


  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    You will need to do some additional work. First you will need a column to designate needed vs. not needed. To get the strikethrough, you will need to set up conditional formatting that says to strikethrough if the "needed" box is not checked. Then you will need to build some automation (or build into existing) that basically that if the box is checked, include it or if the box is not checked, exclude it.


    There are actually a few moving parts and options to accomplish what you need, so if you are able to provide screenshots and details on exactly how your timeline is working, etc., we could help you with a more specific solution.