Statuses tab is where you set your own statuses for tasks in
the project. Usually, task statuses are related to the task's
This tab has 3 parts: The title bar, the navigation tabs and
the list of task statuses.
- The title bar tells you
where you are in AceProject. At the end of the title bar
you will find the link to
add a task status, as well as
the contextual help.
- The Navigation
Tabs make it easier for you to reach specific project
parameters such as task groups or task types. Click on the
tabs to reach a specific configuration page.
list of task statuses lists all statuses assigned
to the project, with their description.
- The "Project Number" row shows the current
project's number. Click it to display the basic project parameters.
- The "Project Name" row shows the current project's name. Click it
to display that project's task list.
You can sort the
clicking any column header: click once to sort in ascending
order and twice to sort in descending order.
- A status is used to
inform on the state of completion of a task: pending, in progress,
- There are 3 task status types: "Waiting", "In Progress" and
- The Waiting status means the task is not yet started.
- Tasks with a "Waiting" status automatically have 0% Done. Note
that if a task is set back to "Waiting", its
% Done will be reset to 0 (zero).
- The "In Progress" status means the task is ongoing.
status means the task is
closed. Note that tasks with a Completed status automatically have 100% Done.
- You can set more than one task status for each type.
- If you are using task dependencies, AceProject will not let you
delete the last task status of any type. This means you must have at
least one "Waiting" status, one "In Progress" status and one
- Click on the status' name to make changes
to it or delete it.
There must be no task associated to this status in order to delete
this task status.
- If you want to have a
name without letters or numbers, you can simply type a period (.) or
- You must type a number in the "Order" field. Letters are not
- You can choose to reset the order of your task statuses
purely alphabetically or with completed statuses at the
bottom. For example:
To check 1
In progress 3
Task statuses set to alphabetical order:
In Progress 2
To check 3
Task statuses set to alphabetical order WITH completed statuses
at the end:
In Progress 1
To check 2
is a task status?
A status is used to inform on the state of completion of a
task: pending, in progress, completed, etc.
is Completed Status about?
The completed status column lets you identify which status
corresponds to completed
(for example: cancelled, completed, history, closed, etc.).
Can I have more than one "completed"
You can create more than one "completed" status (for example:
cancelled, completed, history, closed, etc.). Add task statuses in
the project configuration page.
do I add a task
To add a task
"Add a Task
fill out the mandatory fields and click the
How do I modify
To modify a task
click on the task
your changes and
then click the
How do I delete
To delete a task
click on the task
associated to a
in order to delete this
is the order?
order number indicates the display order of items in a
drop-down list. For example, when creating a new task, the order
in which your statuses will be displayed in the drop-down list
will follow what you configured in the
"Edit Project Information"