The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart control, is a project management tool which provides a Microsoft Project-like interface for scheduling and managing projects. Its intuitive user interface lets you to visually manage tasks, task relationships and resources in a project.
Features and Benefits
A high volume of data can be loaded along with tasks dependencies without performance degradation by using virtual rendering. The ASP.NET MVC Gantt chart allows the user to perform scrolling and other actions without any lag even when dealing with large numbers of records.
Relationships can be specified between the tasks to determine the order in which the tasks need to be performed. The relationship links can be finish-to-start, start-to-finish, start-to-start, and finish-to-finish types.
Gantt chart supports create, read, update and delete operations (CRUD) on tasks in the project. A task’s fields, such as duration, start date, end date, predecessors, etc., can be edited directly in their respective cells, or using edit dialog, or interactively using taskbars.
The tasks in the project can be visualized with different timeline modes such as hour, day, week, month, and year views.
Gantt chart provides support for defining the working days or productive days in a week for a project. It is possible to define both continuous and intermittent days as working days.
Highlight days and events
Important days or events in a project can be highlighted using event markers in Gantt chart. Gantt also supports highlighting holidays and weekend days in a project.
Baselines are used to compare the current progress of a task with the original planned or initial scheduled dates.
Each task in the Gantt chart can be assigned with resources which represents the staff, equipment, materials, etc.
Column resize, column reorder and column chooser
Along with the inbuilt columns for viewing the task’s fields, custom columns can also be added in Gantt chart. It also supports column formatting, column resize, column reorder, column chooser and column menu features.
The Gantt toolbar contains options for editing, searching, expanding, collapsing, and deleting the selected tasks. It also contains options for adding new tasks. Custom toolbar items can also be added along with the inbuilt toolbar items.
Filtering and Searching
Filtering helps to view specific or related records based on filter criteria. Filtering can be performed by using filter menu dialog of specific column and multiple column can be filtered at the same time.
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