getTotalSlack

returns the total slack of a task

number|object getTotalSlack( [object task] );

Parameters

taskobjectoptional, the object of a task

Returns

number|objecteither the total slack of a task or, if the task parameter is not specified, an object with key:value pairs where key is the id of a task and value is the total slack of the task

Available only in PRO Edition

Example

var task = gantt.getTask(7);
gantt.getTotalSlack(task);

Related samples

Details

This functionality is available in the PRO edition only.

This method is defined in the critical_path extension, so you need to activate the critical_path plugin using the gantt.plugins method. Read the details in the Critical Path article.

Total slack is a period of time that can be used to increase the duration of a task or move it on the timeline without affecting the time of ending of the whole project.

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