How to Create Project planning & Scheduling diagrams using GanttProject tool

Download GanttProject tool from  http://sourceforge.net/projects/ganttproject/..  You can visit their website( http://www.ganttproject.biz/ ) more information.

Create a new project and save it..

Create New Project

Create New Project

You can add new resources from Menu -> Resources -> New Resource:

New resource

New resource

Fill up the resource details in the popup..

Resource Details

Resource Details

You can add multiple resources with different roles.. Their list will appear in Resources Chart tab..

Resources Chart

Resources Chart

You can right click on Gantt tab or You can select New Task from Tasks Menu..

New Task

New Task

And Edit your Task Name, Begin date and End date.We added Blood Donor Controller as a new task

Added new task Blood Donor Controller

Added new task Blood Donor Controller

You can change the various properties of your task. To get properties right click on task and change from the properties list like color shape, duration etc.

Various Task Properties

Various Task Properties

You can assign the task to existing resources. To do this go to task properties and click on resources and Resource name drop down and select from existing resources.

Assign Task to Resource

Assign Task to Resource

By clicking resource chart details you can find the details about the assigned task of the resources.

Assigned Task of the Resources

Assigned Task of the Resources

You can set the task which one will start first and which one is next. To do this go to task properties and Predecessors and click on Task name and then Ok.

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Now you can see the task according to the priority.

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To get the Pert chart  go to Menu > View > Pert chart. You can check for show Pert chart or unchecked for hide.

View Pert Chart

View Pert Chart

 

 

 

 

 

Here is your Pert chart.

Pert Chart

Pert Chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To export your work. Go to Project from Menu then click on Export.

Export your design

Export your design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can save it in various type like MS Project file, PDF, Image file etc. Select the type and select the related file format and click on Next.

Select target file format for Pert chart

Select target file format for Pert chart

Select the location and related info and click on OK.

Select Pert chart export location and related Info

Select Pert chart export location and related Info

If you select PNG Image file format then your saved image will be look like

Pert chart after export

Pert chart after export

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now try it yourself.