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Group Tasks and Milestones into Swimlanes and Sub-Swimlanes

Swimlanes are a way to group tasks and milestones in a way that is meaningful to your audience. You might group project deliverables by phase, by team, or by resource. If you are using OnePager Express to summarize multiple projects in a portfolio, you can group each project into an individual swimlane as well. Swimlanes can be created dynamically, but you can also move, group, and sort them by hand.

OnePager Express allows you to group tasks and milestones into swimlanes based on any Microsoft Excel column.

Multiple Swimlane Levels (Sub-Swimlanes)

OnePager can build project charts with multiple swimlane groupings instead of just one. In the example below, we have three swimlane levels. The chart is first grouped into a swimlane by company, then into a sub-swimlane department, and finally into another sub-swimlane by resource, with each swimlane level nesting within the parent to its left:

OnePager Express supports up to three nested swimlane levels.

Sub-swimlanes, or multiple swimlane levels, are useful when you are trying to show a hierarchy across one or multiple projects.

Swimlane Formatting

Each swimlane in your timeline can have its own background color, cell color, and font. This formatting can be assigned using OnePager's easy point-and-click editing, or using conditional formatting. In the example below, a conditional formatting rule automatically highlights any swimlanes with tasks which contain tasks that are over budget:

Use conditional formatting to automatically change the color of a swimlane when tasks are late or over budget.