Must Finish On

Using the Start No Later Than Task Constraint

Must Finish On (MFO) is a type of Task Constraint that schedules a task to end on a specified date. 

To update the Task Constraint to Must Finish On:

  1. Navigate to a task whose Task Constraint you want to update.
  2. Click Edit Task.
  3. In the Overview section, expand the Task Constraint drop-down menu.
  4. Select Must Finish On.
  5. Specify a Planned Completion Date.
    The task must complete by this date, and no later than this date. 
  6. Click Save Changes

Understanding the Must Finish On Task Constraint

The Must Finish On (MFO) Task Constraint schedules a task to finish exactly at the time and date you specify in the Planned Completion Date field.

Consider the following when scheduling a task with a Must Finish On constraint:

  • Predecessor relationships does not force the task to be rescheduled. The predecessor relationship is essentially ignored.
  • The task will show as At Risk if predecessor(s) begin to run behind or late.


This article last updated on 2018-04-02 15:29:42 UTC