The TaskJuggler User Manual

Project Management beyond Gantt Chart Drawing

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Keyword start


The start attribute provides a guideline to the scheduler when the task should start. It will never start earlier, but it may start later when allocated resources are not available immediately. When a start date is provided for a container task, it will be passed down to ASAP tasks that don't have a well defined start criteria.

Setting a start date will implicitly set the scheduling policy for this task to ASAP.

Syntax start <date>
Arguments date
See date for details.
Context task, supplement (task)
See also end, maxstart, minstart, period (task), scheduling

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