Create Summary Activities

Use the Details tab to create summary activities.

Ways to access


Add a summary activity (time-distance cell)

4. Beneath the toolbar, select a New Object Area in the Activity template list. You can always edit the activity’s visual characteristics in the Object Properties pane > Display tab later.

5. Create an activity in the time-distance cell by clicking and dragging a line/shape.

6. In the Object Properties pane > Details tab, edit the activity’s Name. Also select Summary Activity as the type on the same tab.

Create subordinate activities in a summary activity


Note on linking sub-activities in a summary activity: Unlinked child activities in a summary activity keep their positions. Activities under a summary activity are not moved if they start later than the earliest possible start date for the summary activity.

Convert an activity to a summary & define its sub-activities in a bar chart