How is % Complete Calculated?

In TeamGantt, % Complete is based on the duration of the tasks in the gantt chart. For example, a 1-day task will have half the weight as a 2-day task. It also factors in the number of tasks in the group, or project, and the % complete assigned to each task. 

Tasks that haven't been scheduled yet or don't have a due date won't be factored into the % Complete calculation. That's because the system can't appropriately determine the weight of the task in relation to the rest of the project. 

Let's take a look at an example. 

In the screenshot below, you'll notice that the overall % Complete for this task group is 10%—even though tasks B and C are marked as 100% and 90% done. That's because 2 out of 3 tasks in the group don't have any dates assigned yet. TeamGantt only considers task A as part of the calculation since it's the only one scheduled on the gantt chart. 

It's also important to note that the  % Complete calculation doesn't take a task's estimated hours or checklist items into account. 

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