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[Project management] How to set the duration of a task in OpenERP 7?

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John Doe
on 12/1/13, 9:38 AM 1,693 views

Hi everyone,

I'm trying to use OpenERP 7 and have some problems understanding the logic of the project management module.

I read already this : doc.openerp.com/7.0/book/4/4_13_Projects/4_13_Projects_management/ and that : openerp.co.za/7/modules/project.html

This helped me understand the basic concepts but it apparently is not enough to get started.

1) First, I created a project.

2) Then, I created a task, that I assigned to the project

3) Then I wanted to set up the duration of the task... but did not find how to do it! In the "Extra info" tab, I could set the priority, the start date, but not the duration...

In the book, there is a screenshot of a task (doc.openerp.com/7.0/book/4/4_13_Projects/4_13_Projects_management/#managing-tasks) where you can select the work to be performed, the progress, etc. I don't see those options. Is there another module I need to install?

Thanks for your help

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Mariusz Mizgier
On 12/1/13, 3:40 PM

When you go to settings -> project do you have 'Manage time estimation on tasks' and 'Log work activities on tasks' checked? If I remember well, that is the setting you are looking for.

Great, thanks! That was far from obvious!

John Doe
on 12/1/13, 4:03 PM

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