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Microsoft Project - view resources in hours not percentage

I had assigned resources to tasks in Microsoft Project gantt chart and I would like to see them in hours per resource, not percentages. I know that I can see hours in Resource Usage chart, but maybe ...
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In MS Project, how do I create a task to start with the earliest of two dependencies?

I have two tasks in Project: let's say task A's start is 1/30 and task B's start is 1/25 (end dates don't matter here). I need to create task C, which starts at the earliest possible time - in this ...
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MS Project 2013 resource graph

I am using the standard calendar. Have a resource available 100% of the time. When I add the first task, a 1 hr task, when I look at the resource graph it shows at 100%, I have it set for an 8 hour ...
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Need task to ignore schedule

I have a situation where we will be doing a conversion over a weekend in order to minimize impact to the company. Additionally, this task should be delayed until 3 weeks after a predecessor task. What ...
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How to represent tasks with subtasks over versions?

I have tasks T1, T2,...TN. Each task has subtasks S11,S12,...,SNM. Each subtask takes some amount of time. For version V1 I have t1 months, for version V2 I have t2 months,... For simplicity I assume ...
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Microsoft Project - Problem synchronizing summary tasks around a milestone

In my project, I have dozens of summary tasks which are comprised of sub-tasks of different durations. e.g. SummaryTask_1 Phase 1 SubTask1a --> d1 SubTask1b --> d2 Phase 2 SubTask2a --> d3 ...
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Inherited Project Fix or Start Over

I inherited a 1265 line project that I believe was created in Project 2007 several years ago (~2013). It is now in Project 2010 and has had several different people working on it, along with periods ...
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What is the purpose of the “as late as possible” constraint in MS Project?

I understand that I can use this constraint in MS Project, but really, what is a good use case for this? When does this constraint make sense?
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Adding unnumbered task in MS Project 2013

I need to add a task to my WBS/Gantt Chart in MS Project, but not number it as it is a task (Kickoff meeting) that I want to fall under the heading: Project Administration. I need this to be a general ...
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Creating a Template in MS Project

My work consists of a number of nearly identical projects and I'm wondering if I can create some kind of template in Microsoft Project. Hopefully this isn't too stupid a question as I've only ever ...
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Microsoft Project 2013 - Resource Plans - Allocation Discrepancies using Multiple Units

Within the Microsoft Project Server 2013 Resource Plan, I am experiencing unexpected results for planned hours when toggling the Units used for different resources. Scenario: Two resources on a ...
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'Early Start' equals actual start date

I am working on a project and the 'Early Start' column reads exactly the same as the actual 'start' column (following team assignment and task scheduling) for some fields. I understand that the early ...
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Print a MS Project Gantt chart for each resource

I wonder if there is a function in MS Project to print the Gantt chart view for each resource, i.e., when issuing the schedule to everyone I print to PDF: Complete Schedule Summaries only Each ...
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How to assign multiple resources to a in MS Project and making them work different hours over the same duration

I am trying to load resources into tasks in MS Project 2013 Standard. The tasks have specific durations for when they should start and end. For each task, I would like to assign multiple resources and ...
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In resource allocation, how do you call the group of people that will be hired in the future?

In other words, in my "MS Project-like tool", I have teams with the people that I've already hired, and unassigned people mark as in the "bench" team. I'm looking for a placeholder team name to put ...
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Using ms-project from onedrive

I have a free onedrive account (via Hotmail account) that I use for word, excel type of documents. I now have a need to create a Microsoft project document (with gantt chart) but when I click on New ...
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MS Project: Make task delays visible

I want to show the delays that are caused by moving the end of a task. Let's say I have a task that is planned like that: Task 1 - Start: 26.10.2015 End: 20.11.2015 Now the following changes occur: ...
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How can I perform a comparison between baseline and actual hours worked?

How could I calculate cumulative hours worked on all tasks from project start date to current date (status) to get a comparison between projected hours worked (baseline) and actual hours worked ...
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How do I represent multiple instances of a task-list in a WBS?

I'm trying to establish a work breakdown structure in Microsoft Project for the building out of a new application life cycle infrastructure for a software project. I have to perform a set of ...
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MS Project - Column For The Percentage Of Work To Be Done By Status Date

I am trying to create a custom field that will show the percentage of work that needed to be done by the Status Date. I've tried getting the difference between status date and the baseline start, ...
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Gantt chart bar style changes on its own

In MS project, when I updated the "actual finish" dates of some tasks, the formatting of Gantt chart bars on some of the following/dependent tasks automatically changed to be thicker/taller than they ...
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Tracking schedule after setting baseline

In MS Project after setting a baseline, how do you show that a task is now estimated to take less time than originally thought? For example the original estimated duration was 10 days, this was set ...
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Assign exactly one of two resources to a task in project plan

There's a team contributing to my project, call it Team A. Team A is responsible for 200 tasks out of my yearlong, 800-task project. Each of these tasks requires one week to complete. I don't care ...
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Omit tasks from team planner

Is it possible to omit some tasks from being used in the calculation of a resources allocation percent. I've looked at this a number of different ways but in short, I want to have a couple of tasks ...
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Parallel tasks, same ressource, fixed beginning (MS Project)

In MS Project (current version), I have the following task setup and can't find a solution: Short translation for columns: Vorgangsname = Taskname Arbeit = Work Dauer = Duration Anfang = Beginning ...
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So lost with Resources in MS Project 2013

I have a project in MS Project 2013 that has many over allocated tasks. I do not have enough resources to finish the project by the due date. I need to figure out how many people to hire. Can ...
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7 Day calendar not calculating correctly in MS Project

I have a 7 days calendar and added 30 days lag to a milestone, however MS Project 2010 does not count these 30 days correctly. I have checked the Change Working Time and it is set for 8 hours per ...
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Troubleshooting performance when adding tasks via PSI (Project Server 2010)

We are currently programmatically building project plans via the PSI. Currently the logic: Creates a project from a templates Adds project level custom fields Iterates though a list of tasks in ...
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In MS Project can a summary task be a fixed duration and auto scheduled?

I have a number of summary tasks that I want to allocate a fixed amount of time to while still allowing them to be auto scheduled based on other dependencies. Currently there are two modes: 1) If I ...
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How to import Actual Work to MS Project 2013 from CSV

I would like to import CSV file with the following structure to MS Project 2013 as Tasks (type of data you want to import in the Import Wizard). Outline_Level;Name;Actual_Work 1;Project name; 2;Task ...
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How can I suppress task type indicators for “The task has a calendar applied to it.”

In an mpp file the owner has set a certain calendar and therefore that calendar setting is shown for every single task in the Indicators column. Is it possible to exclude some indicators from being ...
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Disallow multitasking in MS Project

I have a worker assigned. He can only work half days (3.5 hours here). After leveling for over-allocations, project wants him to work 1.75 hours on 2 tasks instead of 3.5 hours on one until ...
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How to track tasks in project and differentiate between duration and percentage of a resources day

I have a project with a slew of tasks. Let's say for the sake of example I have 5 tasks and these 5 tasks will take 5 calendar days to execute. But, due to the nature of the task, a resource can ...
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Add New Enterprise Calendar in MS Project Server 2013 Project Web App Error

I have MS Project Server 2013 and created Project web app site now I want to create enterprise calendar by going to PWA settings and enterprise calendars, when clicking on new Project it give error ...
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Task with specific predecessor and weekday - Project 2003

I'm having trouble to schedule a task that has two date constraints: It must happen 5 days after a precedessor task; It must happen on Mondays. I tried creating and using an specific calendar, ...
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Unable to scroll (MS Project Professional 2013)

I'm unable to scroll quickly in my project file and need to select all tasks and copy so I can paste in an Excel file. Is there a quicker way or key strokes to select all and copy?
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Honor non-working schedule

I have a project where I have tasks that are a fixed duration (example: 2 days), and I have specialized resources scheduled to work on these tasks along with "non-specialized" resources. These ...
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Calendar Day Column

I need to set up a column that displays calendar days so that the project team can see the overall duration in addition to the working days. When I use the DateDiff("d",[Start],[Finish]) formula it ...
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Sort Not Working in Microsoft Project Custom Report

I've created a simple custom report in Microsoft Project 2013 with a task table that I'd like to sort on Duration1, which happens to be calculated from a formula (as described in #ERROR in ...
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Custom Fields with empty Values on MS Project

I am trying to use custom fields to manage a project, but the main task is not showing values for the calculated fields. I'm working on MS Project and decided to create some Custom Fields. I've ...
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How to delete Project server 2013 web app Administrative Time items

I have MS Project Server 2013 and created Project Web App site I have created multiple Administrative Time items now I want to delete Administrative Time items but there is no option.
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How to set none working days in MS Project server 2013 project web app page

I have setup MS Project 2013 server, and created project web apps I created enterprise projects How can I set none working days in MS Project Enterprise web app site or the enterprise project of ...
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Is it possible to show the percentage of completed task in the Timeline in MS Project?

I am using Microsoft Project 2013. I would like to visualize in the Timeline the percentage of completed task, for example 33%... Is this possible ?
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#ERROR in User-Defined Field Formula Even After Testing Against ProjDateValue('NA')

I've been struggling with a Microsoft Project (2013 Standard) formula assigned to a number user-defined field to calculate the difference between tasks' current Finishes and a baseline Finish I've ...
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Scheduling a task for the duration of the project

How would you recommend to schedule a task such as create and maintain project plan which applies regular weekly updates for the duration of the project?
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Updating derivatives of a template

I am creating a master schedule using multiple iterations of the same template. The template is copied to a new file, renamed for the start date and then added as a subproject to the master project. ...
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How to create custom fields at project level in MS Project

Currently, I'm trying to create some custom fields, but I don't want to repeat them in all the tasks, I want to use the option of custom fields by project but the option is disabled. I want to know ...
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Export timescale data from MSproject to Excel

I'd like to export timescale data like work to an excel file from MSProject We are looking to make a custom dashboard in excel but all timescale are not available to export. It seems like VBA can do ...
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Best way to get data from MS Project to Excel

I have created an excel file that outputs a really nice report for me after taking the input of Task name, resources, start date and finish date. The excel file is quite complicated and isn't ...
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How to compute the real finish date?

I would like to compute the real finish date, I mean : If Start date is 01/01/2015. and the Duration is 7 days , the real finish date is supposed to be 07/01/2015 (or at least 08/01/2015). Please ...