Application.InsertTask Method (Project)

Inserts a new task of the default mode above the selected task row or cell in a Gantt chart.


expression. InsertTask

expression An expression that returns an Application object.

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The InsertTask method corresponds to the Insert Task command on the right-click option menu in a list of tasks. The new task is the default mode (manually or automatically scheduled), contains a task ID number, and the Task Name cell is selected with . Each task ID below the new row increases by one.

By comparison, the InsertBlankRow method creates a blank row, where additional task information can be added programmatically. To create a manually scheduled task where the default mode is automatic, use the InsertManualTask method. To create an automatically scheduled task where the default mode is manual, use the InsertScheduledTask method.