PRJ: How to Change the Font and Font Size of Gantt Bar Text

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SUMMARY

It is sometimes necessary to change the font information for labels that appear around Gantt bars in Microsoft Project.

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To change a font, font style, or font color, use the method appropriate for your version of Microsoft Project.

Microsoft Project 2010

1.       On the Format tab, click Text Styles.

2.       In the Item To Change box, and click any one of the following:
   - Bar Text Left.
   - Bar Text Right.
   - Bar Text Top.
   - Bar Text Bottom.
   - Bar Text Inside.




3.       In the Font style box, click the desired font. In the Size box, click the desired font size.

4.       Click OK.

Microsoft Project 98-2007 and Microsoft Project for Windows version 4.0, 4.1

  1. On the Format menu, click Text Styles.
  2. In the Item To Change box, and click any one of the following:
       - Bar Text Left.
       - Bar Text Right.
       - Bar Text Top.
       - Bar Text Bottom.
       - Bar Text Inside.
    					
  3. In the Font box, click the desired font. In the Size box, click the desired font size.
  4. Click OK.

Microsoft Project for Windows, versions 3.0a or 3.0 and Microsoft Project for the Macintosh, versions 3.0 or 4.0

  1. On the Format menu, click Text Styles (or Text in Microsoft Project versions 3.0 and 3.0a).
  2. For a selected item to change, click either bar text left, bar text right, bar text top, bar text bottom, or bar text inside.
  3. In the Font box, click the desired font. In the Size box, click the desired font size.
  4. Click OK.
NOTE: If the font size you wish to use is not listed, try entering the number in the size edit field. For example, the font you select may show a size range from 8 to 72 points, but for TrueType fonts, you can use any number between 4 and 127.

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Article ID: 141653 - Last Review: September 19, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Project 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 4.1 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 3.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Project 4.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2010
  • Microsoft Project Standard 2010
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