Critical Slack

By default, tasks are critical if Total Slack is less than or equal to 0 days as shown for Tasks 6-8 in the following illustration:

If, however, you need to redefine the number of days that slack is less than or equal to for a task to be flagged as critical, you can do so through the option Tasks are critical if slack is less than or equal to # days as shown in the following illustration:

If you define tasks to be critical if slack is less than or equal to 2 days, Tasks 1-5 will also be flagged critical as shown in the following illustration:

Within this project there are multiple critical paths!

Applies To: All Current Versions of Microsoft Project.

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