Inserted projects are calculated like summary tasks

By default, the option Inserted projects are calculated like summary tasks is selected in Microsoft Project.

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In other words, the critical path in Microsoft Project will be calculated for the overall master project, not each subproject on its own as shown in the following illustration:

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When the option Inserted projects are calculated like summary tasks is not selected, the critical path is calculated for each individual subproject as shown in the following illustration:

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Option Location: Schedule page of the Project Options dialog box

Applies to: Microsoft Project, all versions

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