Highlight the Driving Path of a Subtask

With driving path, you can see which other tasks (based on predecessor relationships) affect a task’s start date. Enable driving path to quickly find tasks that encroach on a vital task’s start date.

Driving Path Example

Enable Dependencies to Use Driving Path

Dependencies must first be enabled on the sheet—which requires that you have Admin-level sharing permissions or are the sheet Owner.

More on how to Enable Dependencies & Use Predecessors.

Show or Hide Driving Path

To show driving path in the Gantt chart: 

  1. Right-click a subtask.
  2. Select Show Driving Path.

    Show Driving Path

That’s it! Your driving path task bars are outlined in navy blue.

To hide Driving Path in the Gantt chart: 

  1. Right-click on any row.
  2. Select Hide Driving Path.