Other Formatting Options
Text Styles - The text styles option allows you to set fonts for all the text used on the timeline. You can set font, color, style, and background color for Task Name, Task Date, and Today’s Date etc.
Date Format - The date format allows you to select the date format for the dates displayed for the tasks. The date format has quite a few options and you can select the format that suits you.
Detailed Timeline - The detailed timeline is useful if you want to display the task without the details in it.
Existing Tasks - You can add existing tasks to the timeline using this option. The option presents you with a dialog with the project tasks populated.
The overlapped tasks option when unchecked allows you to display all the tasks at the same level. Text lines allows to increase or decrease the height of the task bar displayed in the timeline.
Tip: You can do additional formatting and resizing if you copy the timeline to a power point presentation. You can add additional text or information to explain the timeline in detail.