When I create a new project in MS Project 2013, there is no option to add the Task Name column. I've tried clicking on Add New Column but Task Name doesn't appear there: enter image description here

The following (from a different computer) is what I'm trying to find:

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  • I believe the column is "Name"
    – MCW
    Mar 16, 2017 at 11:07
  • Confirmed - the name of the field is "Name" - "Task Name" is merely a display name which can be configured by adjusting the column header.
    – MCW
    Mar 16, 2017 at 12:08

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@Mark C. Wallace is correct, the field name is "Name"

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