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Task

In this help article you can find helpful information on the different types of RadGantt tasks, their properties and methods.

Task Types

Depending on the TaskType property, the Task can be one of three types:

  • Regular Task - regular task which can have assigned resources, links to predecessors, start date, end date,duration and percentage of completion.

  • Summary - a grouping of child tasks. The Summary has a Start and End determined by the earliest Start and latest End of its child tasks. The percentage of completion is calculated based on the percentage of each child task. The Summary does not have links to predecessors, and can not be referenced as such by other tasks.

  • Milestone - a regular task with zero duration.

Task Properties

The table below demonstrates some general properties of the Task object.

Name Type Description
Dependencies Telerik.Web.UI.Gantt.DependencyCollection Gets a collection of dependencies to other tasks.
Description string Gets or sets the task description.
Duration TimeSpan Gets a value indicating the duration of the task.
End DateTime Gets or sets the end time of the task.
Expanded bool Gets or sets a value that determines whether the tasks is expanded in the TreeList.
ID object Gets or sets Task ID.
OrderID object Gets or sets OrderID field used by sort operations.
Owner Telerik.Web.UI.Gantt.IGantt Gets or sets the Gantt that is owner of the task.
ParentID object Gets or sets pointer to the parent task using its ID.
PercentComplete decimal Gets a value in percent indicating the task completion.
Predecessors Telerik.Web.UI.Gantt.DependencyCollection Gets a collection of the dependencies that are predecessors of the task.
Start DateTime Gets or sets the start time of the task.
Successors Telerik.Web.UI.Gantt.DependencyCollection Gets a collection of the dependencies that are successors of the task.
Summary bool Gets a boolean value indicating whether the task is a summary task.
Tasks Telerik.Web.UI.Gantt.TaskCollection Gets all children tasks of the current task.
TaskType Telerik.Web.UI.Gantt.TaskType enumeration Gets a value that determines the type of the task.
Title string Gets or sets a value that determines the title of the task.

Task Methods

The table below shows the publicly accessible methods of the Task object.

Method Parameters Return type Description
GetData none System.Collections.Specialized.IOrderedDictionary Returns the Task data as an OrdrederDictionary.
LoadFromDictionary System.Collections.IDictionary void Loads the Task data from a Dictionary.

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