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We do not recommend that you setup new ChiliProject instances and we urge all existing users to migrate their data to a maintained system, e.g. Redmine. We will provide a migration script later. In the meantime, you can use the instructions by Christian Daehn.

Editable Gantt / Fix usability issues (Feature #1277)

Added by Chris Dähn at 2013-06-24 02:06 pm. Updated at 2013-06-27 02:17 pm.

Status:Open Start date:2013-06-24
Priority:High Due date:2013-07-26
Assignee:Chris Dähn % Done:


Category:Gantt chart
Target version:-
Remote issue URL: Affected version:


As requested inside discussion and by many Redmine users since years, the currently static Gantt view endorses many many problems with project managers & team leaders organozing projects.

Why Editable Gantt?

Because it's a very big pain to setup a project with many tasks and to align them (start+end dates and follows/precedes relations).

For Redmine some devs made patches already - sadly this can't be done by a plugin (as Eric already stated):

Why "High Priority"?

Because ChiliProject currently is in discussion to be used in very big projects and stands in competition to old-school tools a la MS Project and fancy commercial tools like Jira. Currently I and a colleague try to set up a running CP with the old Redmine patches - but I fear this could maybe impossible without some hints / help from more experienced devs :-(

Additional Requests / Wishes around Gantt

Just for gathering all the Gantt feature requests or discussions:


Updated by Chris Dähn at 2013-06-26 01:49 am

Current status:

  • Patches of Redmine integrated successfully (with CP master version)
  • Dragging issues in Gantt view works now
  • Bug with Firefox fixed (still open for Redmine)

Currently we (or honestly: a colleague of mine) are working to enable start+end date buttons to the Gantt view.

And we therefor forked ChiliProject and check in our changes to

Updated by Gunter Labes at 2013-06-27 09:57 am

preliminary port of editable gantt patch:
(still needs conversion to new jQueryUI calendar)

Updated by Gunter Labes at 2013-06-27 02:17 pm

Conversion to new jQueryUI calendar is done.

Now this patch/branch should be on par with the redmine patch.
If desirable naturally we can make it a pull request...

Next step will be integration with the better gantt plugin. (

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