In Ganttic, each planning item - Projects, Resources, and Tasks - all have their own individual colors. Find out how to select a color for Projects and learn how to use that to take Project Portfolio Management to the next level.
- All Owners, Admins and Users with Add/edit Project permissions can apply individual Project colors.
- Project colors are applied via the Project Edit Dialog.
- The color chosen for a Project is visible on the Project List and Kanban board View.
- To apply different colors including Project Colors to your Gantt chart, find all coloring options in the View's Taskbar Coloring section.
Applying Project Colors
- Click on a Project's name to open its Edit Dialog. Do this from the Project List or Kanban board.
- Click the color box next to the Project Name. This will open the color pallet.
- Choose a color or create and use a custom color. Assign a color to the Project and hit Save.
Project Colors in Action
Once you’ve added colors to Projects, here’s where they’ll be present in your Ganttic planner.
On the Project List
See the color chosen to represent that Project from the Project List. Its color is the first thing on the row.
NB! Click the color or the Project's name to edit the color and other details related to that Project.
On the Kanban Board
In Kanban Board View, the Project color can be seen in front of the Project name.
In a View
Project colors can also be used in Custom or Single Project Views. The Taskbars on the Gantt chart can be set to reflect the Project colors via View's Taskbar Coloring section. Giving an additional color coding system for each View you create. Keep reading to find out how to do this.
Applying Project Colors to Taskbars
- Open a Single Project or Custom View.
- Open Taskbar Coloring from the View’s toolbar.
- Select Project colors from Project Data section
- Hit Apply or Apply and Save to save it to your View.
- See your Taskbars colored by Project Colors.
NB! All coloring options are specific to that View only.
Add color throughout your entire planner for completed customization. Read some tips and gain inspiration on how to use color to boost your project resource management.