If you have one activity or milestone that needs to be completed before another activity can start, you can create a dependency between them.
There is only support for finish to start dependencies.
To add a dependency:
- In the Plan tool, select the activity or milestone that needs to be completed before another activity can start.
- Click on the Plus icon under the description field to expand the menu.
- Click on Dependencies.
- In the expanded Dependencies section, click on the link Add activity or milestone under Followed by.
- Select the activities or milestones that are dependent on the current activity. Start to type the name of the activity or milestone to filter the list.
The dependency is indicated visually in the time plan. When you change the start and/or finish dates of one of the activities or milestones with a dependency, the other activity or milestone will be moved in time as well.
The dependencies can be removed from either of the two connected activities. Just click the cross that appears when you hover over the activity name.