MSProject VBA: Hide subtasks without hiding lower level summaries
Posted on 2014-03-01
Is there a way to hide the subtasks of a summary (using OutlineHideSubtasks) without also rolling up all of the lower level sub-summaries? My user has a large schedule that is difficult to work with: if all of the child tasks of a given summary are completed he wants to roll them up (hide them) to reduce clutter.
I have given him a macro that achieves the effect visually using flags and a filter, but my user wants the displayed recordset to include, but hide, completed tasks so he can unroll them if needed. I told him it's easy enough to remove the filter to display all tasks, but that's not what he's looking for.
I don't know if this is possible, or if there is an alternative method to OutlineHideSubtasks - any suggestions would be appreciated.