Substitutable duration text


Can I show the duration of a horizontal task bar as the text for that bar?  Can I add text to it?  For Example [duration] working days.



Yes, it is possible.  What you need to do is put substitutable text as symbol text.  You can then center the text on the bar.


  1. Click on the start symbol of the bar. 
  2. Enter the following into Line 1: text field "&durtoconnectedsym working days".
  3. To place text on the bar choose Text Placement / Vertical: Middle/ check on Center Text on Bar:














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