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Assigning and Managing Resources in Microsoft® Project 2013

Resolving overallocated resources using the Task Inspector

The Task Inspector button shows both warnings and suggestions for each task. Turning it on displays an additional section of information for each task and is helpful when trying to resolve overallocated resources.

Resolve overallocated resources using the Task Inspector

  1. On the Gantt Chart view (or any task-based view), scan the screen for any tasks with the red man icon.
  2. Hover over the red man icon and right-click to show the menu options.

  3. Select Fix In Task Inspector.

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  4. Read the specific message regarding the overallocation; the overallocated resources are displayed below the message.
  5. Select the appropriate action to resolve the overallocation.

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