TaskMap Help Text
Creating Tasks from a TaskMap Capture Worksheet
Creating your TaskMap
To create your Tasks you will link your TaskMap to a TaskMap Capture worksheet that you’ve previously created, then you’ll drag data records onto your TaskMap to create pre-filled Task shapes.
You can ignore the warning message that "Data was linked to hidden Shape Data fields on some of your shapes" – some text related to the Guidelines and Resources is stored in hidden fields.
Note the chain link symbol that appears at the left end of each data row that was successfully linked to a Task shape.
Hint: When you create Tasks by dragging them onto the page, TaskMap automatically numbers them and will replace the Task IDs that were associated with these Tasks in the spreadsheet. To maintain
Hint: When Task shapes are stacked on top of each other, you can only drag one away from the stack by dragging on the edge of the Task shape. If you attempt to drag from the interior of the Task shape, the Task will be deselected and won’t move to the desired location.
The final map might look like the one shown below.
Hint: At this point, your TaskMap is permanently linked to the TaskMap Capture worksheet, which has two main implications: