How to Transfer a Gantt Chart to Word

  1. Make a list of all the tasks included in the project before you begin to create a Gantt chart in Word.
  2. Go to LAYOUTORIENTATIONLANDSCAPE to accomplish this.
  3. You can also decrease the margins to maximize the amount of space on the page.
  4. To add a table, click the INSERT tab, choose TABLE, and then manually choose the amount of cells in the table based on the days and tasks.
  5. Click on MERGE CELLS after selecting the first four rows to insert the list containing the jobs.
  6. We are almost done with our Word Gantt chart! Only one more step! Include the bars that show how long each task will take.
  7. Word allows you to format your Gantt chart as well.
  8. Regretfully, Word Gantt chart templates are not available in the Microsoft text editor.
  9. A window will appear where you may save your Gantt chart as a Word template.

Let’s examine the process of exporting a Gantt chart to Word.

  1. A Gantt chart can be exported from Microsoft Project to Word by copying it as an image in Project and pasting it into a Word document.
  2. In Microsoft Project, select TaskCopyCopy Image to duplicate the Gantt chart.
  3. Next, launch Word and use the right-click menu to choose PASTE when you wish to place the chart into the blank area.
  4. You must first generate a list of project tasks in Word and set the page orientation to landscape in order to create a Gantt chart.
  5. Go to LAYOUTORIENTATIONLANDSCAPE in Word to adjust the page orientation.
  6. You may also decrease the margins in Word by navigating to the LAYOUT menu, choosing MARGINS, and then NARROW in order to maximize the available page space.

The next subject is how to transfer a Gantt chart from Excel to a Word document.

  1. Using the copy and paste instructions is the easiest method to add a chart from an Excel spreadsheet to a Word document.
  2. Choose the chart in Excel, then hit Ctrl+C or choose HOME > COPY.
  3. Choose where you want the chart to appear in your Word document by clicking or tapping on it, then hit Ctrl+V or select HOME > PASTE.
  4. There is a link in the chart to the original Excel document. The spreadsheet’s data is immediately updated on the graphic.
  5. Select the chart in Word.
  7. In Word, you can modify a chart’s design or data.

Let’s investigate exporting a Gantt chart.

  1. Select the GANTT tab located in the project workspace. The GANTT chart localizes.
  2. Click EXPORT in the timeline header and choose to download the file as a PDF or MICROSOFT EXCEL (XLS) format.
  3. You can add or remove the columns you want to be included in the exported document from the EXPORT SETTINGS modal.
  4. Choose the option for SCHEDULE RANGE.
  5. Choose a ROWS menu item.
  6. Choose an option for PAPER FORMAT.
  7. Press EXPORT. Your computer downloads the file.