Task Splitting is normally switched on in Microsoft project and users end up with splits at the start of a task which is quite difficult to sort out.

What is Splitting?

Splitting a task puts one or more breaks in a Task, leaving:

  1. The Duration value unchanged with a Fixed Units task but the elapsed duration is increased
  2. The Duration value changed with a Fixed Duration task to equal the elapsed duration, and
  3. Resources assigned to a split task are not assigned work during the splits

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