Step 1. Excavation, activity BA2020, has experienced a temporary work stoppage as evident by the bar- necking on the Gantt Chart.
Step 2. Document the delay with a Notebook Topic in activity details.
Step 3. To add the Curtain, select the View menu
Step 3A. Highlight Attachments
Step 3B. Select Curtain
Step 3C. Add Curtain
Step 4. Check the box to display the curtain attachment
4A. Select the pertinent date ranges that you want to highlight
4B. Pick the color & pattern of the curtain
Step 5. View the highlighted date range with the curtain
Step 5A. In the image below, we can see that the delay in Excavation has resulted in delays to successors on the Critical Path.
Step 6. To add text to the Gantt Chart to provide further explanation, highlight the activity (Excavation) for which you want to add the text
Step 6A. Select the View menu
Step 6B. Highlight Attachments
Step 6C. Choose Text
Step 7. Add desired text & use the text formatting tools if needed
Step 8. The image below illustrates the text tool providing an explanation (snowstorm) for the delay in Excavation.
Step 9. The curtain can be removed by selecting the View menu
Step 9A. Highlight Curtain
Step 9B. Choose Hide All