I'm slowly learning Project but can't seem to find the answer especially to the different uses or meanings for the Current and Actual buttons on the Task>Details form. Could someone explain them to me please?
many thanks, Laurence
Those three radio buttons determine which start and finish dates are being depicted on the Task Details Form. When you first schedule a project, all dates in the "Start" and "Finish" columns are Current Dates. Assuming automatic scheduling, these dates are computed according to logic and other constraints. Before starting execution, you should save a snapshot of these dates as a Baseline for future comparison. During project execution, Actual dates are entered. These may be different then the logic-driven (Current) dates and will over-write the Current dates when entered. Actual dates are interlocked with schedule progress (i.e. %complete).