Must Start On

The Must Start On field allows project managers to specify a date when work must begin on a task. This date will override all other restrictions on the start of a task with the exception of an Actual Start Date.

One example would be a workshop that has taken a long time to arrange and involves lots of participants. Other examples are training courses where the tutor is already booked, or work requiring machinery only available for a specific time.

In the Gantt chart's graphic pane, the Must Start On date is represented by the following yellow triangle: