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Gantt Charts for construction are a simple visualization of a project timeline that engenders the ability to see where project activities fall in relation to each other. They are easily understood by project executives and foremen alike.

The Gantt Chart Hardly Needs an Introduction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]     "Human history teaches us, however, that economic growth springs from better recipes, not just from more cooking.” Romer, Paul M. "Economic Growth." In the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, 2008             Back in...

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Info Objects/Attachments

Info objects are external files or attachments. Adding an info object to the canvas is a way to embed a document for viewing. The toolbar icon is only for placing...

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Adding/Modifying

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Due to the visual nature of NetPoint, adding and modifying milestones and benchmarks is best done graphically on the canvas. When the cursor is moved over the canvas, the date...

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When Collaboration Goes Wrong

Poor communication is usually to blame. Clear communication is the most critical element to the success of team collaboration on construction projects , and yet project stakeholders too often carry out...

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Tim Mather to present at 2019 CPM Conference

PMA Technologies' Chief Technology Officer, Tim Mather, will present at the upcoming 2019 Construction CPM Conference in San Diego, CA. 2019 Construction CPM Conference Sheraton San Diego Resort and Marina January 20-23, 2019 Tim...

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2019 NetPoint & GPM Conference Save the Date!

Date(s) 04/04/2019 to 04/05/2019 Location The Brown Palace Hotel - Denver, CO Conference information We cordially invite you to attend the Ninth Annual NetPoint® & GPM® Conference on April 4-5, 2019. Please join PMA Technologies...

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Info Objects/Attachments

Info objects are external files or attachments. Adding an info object to an activity is a way to embed a document on the activity for viewing. An activity with one...

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Text Annotations

Annotations can be used to add text directly to a specific object. Text can include a note, a comment, or a custom data field. When you add an annotation to...

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Adding/Modifying

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Due to the visual nature of NetPoint, adding and modifying activities is best done graphically on the canvas. When the cursor is moved over the canvas, the date and day-of-the-week display...

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Canvas Menu

Right-click on the canvas to see the following menu: Insert Grid at [x] Inserts a grid above the one designated. For detailed instructions, see Grid Options. Remove Grid [x] Removes the designated grid. For detailed instructions, see Grid...

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Sharing and Sending

To copy or move projects between hard drive locations, make sure to copy/move the entire project folder and not just the NetPointFile.np4 file. To upload or email a schedule, it is recommended to...

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Saving and Renaming

When saving a project, the schedule itself will be named NetPointFile.np4, a folder will be created using the description you entered, and the schedule file will be automatically placed in it. The...

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Opening and Unzipping

When working in NetPoint, projects are opened just like files, with only minor differences to the interface. On the left, both project folders and non-project folders will show up in the tree. On...

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Converting Files to Folders

All schedules created before version 4.1, release 22 Mar 13 must be converted to projects before they can be opened. At this time, converting these schedules must be done one at a...

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Navigating in Windows Explorer

NetPoint® makes use of a project/folder-based structure, which organizes your schedule files (such as reports, templates, simulation data, recovery files, and iObjects) automatically together. Instead of opening and closing schedule files, you...

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Right-Click Menus

Right-clicking on the canvas or on an object will bring up a menu with additional options, some of which may only be found in the menu itself. RELATED RESOURCES   Toolbar   Intro...

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