adds an empty row into the end of the list of tasks to simplify tasks editing via keyboard

boolean | object placeholder_task;


gantt.config.placeholder_task = true;
// or
gantt.config.placeholder_task = {
   // moves focus to the placeholder task after adding a new task
   focusOnCreate: true

Default value:


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  • A placeholder task will be automatically added to the end of the task list.
  • Once it's modified from the UI and received the gantt.updateTask() call, a new task will be added to the end of the list.
  • A placeholder can be detected by its type value:
if(task.type == gantt.config.types.placeholder){
   // do something
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