Application.HighlightSuccessors Method (Project)

Sets or clears task successor highlighting for the task path feature.


expression. HighlightSuccessors (Set)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Set Optional Variant True to set task successor highlighting; False to clear task successor highlighting.
Set Optional VARIANT
Name Required/Optional Data type Description

Return value



The HighlightSuccessors method corresponds to the Successors item in the Task Path drop-down list, on the FORMAT tab, under GANTT CHART TOOLS on the ribbon.


Create a project where task 4 is a successor of task 3, and then run the following statements in the Immediate window of the VBE. The PathSuccessor statement prints True.

Application.SelectRow Row:=3, RowRelative:=False 
Application.HighlightSuccessors True
? ActiveProject.Tasks(4).PathSuccessor

See also

Application Object

Task.PathSuccessor Property