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This article describes how to use priority to control how leveling is applied to a project using a common resource pool.
Resource leveling allows you to resolve resource effort across tasks when a resource is overallocated. Priority of the task is one of the primary keys that can be taken into account when deciding how to assign tasks to an overallocated resource.
Piority can be set on a task-by-task basis. To do this in Project 2010 and 2013, follow these steps:
To do this in Project 2007 and earlier versions, follow these steps:
To do this in Project 2007 and earlier versions, use the following steps:
Microsoft Project 98For more information about resource leveling, click the Office Assistant, type "resource leveling", click Search, and then click to view "Strategies for reducing resource overallocations."
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the standard toolbar. If Project Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/120802/EN-US/ )Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component
Microsoft Project 4.1For more information about resource leveling, click the Index tab in Microsoft Project Help, type the following text
resource leveling command
and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Resource Leveling Command (Tools Menu)" topic.
Microsoft Project 4.0For additional information, click "Search for help on" on the Help menu. Type "resource leveling". Click Show Topics. Select the "Leveling Cue Cards Command" topic and then click Goto.
Article ID: 174681 - Last Review: March 26, 2013 - Revision: 5.1
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