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Questions tagged [ms-project-2010]

This tag is for all questions that involve Microsoft Project version 2010.

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MS Project, add hours directly in resource usage

at my work we use MS Project 2010 to run our Monday morning scheduling meeting, from Resource Usage view. In the version I inherited on my work computer, I can change the number of hours or add a new ...
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Estimating Fixed Price Project Cost Payments via Monthly Milestones

I have spent the last few days searching for an answer on how to use MS Project (2010 in my case) to estimate a project's cost via milestones that are split along a long program (2.5 years). The ...
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How can I create a task for two developers to support testing?

I'm trying to create a timeline for a server migration. Typically when it comes to testing our developers spend about 25% of their time supporting the testing. (Running batch processes, answering ...
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Master Project in MSProj10 moves the dates in the subprojects

When I add in the subprojects to the Master Project, the date ranges are unaffected UNTIL I expand the subproject - at which point - the dates all shift to the right. Can I prevent this?
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Is it possible to have a Master “master project” in MSProj10- that is to have a subproject that has its own subprojects?

I want to have a Grandmaster of a complex project - that is one that is has subprojects which themselves are made up of subprojects. Will that work in MSProj10
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Resource Planning Question

Does anyone know how to plan one resource in Project 2010 when the touch time for that resource for the task such as reviewing something is only 5 hours, but I am obligated to have the object in a ...
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MS Project compatibility and Office 365

I have two questions for the experts on MS Project I have heard that Microsoft will now be releasing updates (from Sept 2018) for O365 without testing them for MS Project 2010. Is this True? Also, ...
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How to turn off auto duration calculation is MS project 2010?

I tried File -> option -> Schedule -> Calculation after edit -> Off And Task mode -> manual scheduled I want to set start date at 12/01/09 and end date at 03/03/09 but I want to set the duration to ...
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Set Undo Level by the use of VBA in MS Project 2010

How to set Undo Level of MS project 2010 by the help of Visual Basic. I set by option> Advanced>Undo Level but it's not working properly. How to find VB code window for set the undo level in MS ...
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Gantt Chart Style Change for 2016

I have just changed over to MS Project 2016 Pro from 2010 and have noticed that the Gantt Style is different. The better aesthetic look of the rounded bars and shading in 2010 has gone in 2016. Does ...
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Adding a subproject at top level

When I add a subproject to a master project, it always becomes a part of the project just above it. It is indented one more level. Must I only create subprojects on the top row of the project? Using ...
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Allocating a single resource with multiple subprojects

It appears that a resource with the same name in the master and in an external subproject are considered two (2) separate resources. If Sue has a task on ProjectA and Sue has a task on ProjectB and ...
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Project 2010 schedule a task ALAP using a deadline

I have a task with fixed duration that must finish by a certain date. It has several predecessors. If I schedule it manually (start and finish date) it obviously works OK, but I would rather schedule ...
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MS Project 2010 - How to import tasks with dependencies

I'd like to use MS Project to analyse aircraft maintenance work force requirements for the next 18-24 months. The maintenance is a combination of repetitive and one-off servicings. I have task ...
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How can I create a “pool” of tasks to choose from whenener there is available time?

Project description I have a Microsoft project file where every task has an important sequence to be followed. But the way tasks are leveled; there are small gaps of free time where workers could ...
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Display completion % by custom columns instead of summary tasks?

I have a project structured with the below tasks: Summary task A: Project Initiation Sub task A1 Sub task A2 Summary task B: Project Design Sub task B1 (Workstream 1) Sub task B2 (Workstream 1) ...
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MS Project - One year is calculated wrong

I have two tasks in ms project: Task A, start: today 03/22/2017 Task B, predecessor: Task A FS+12eMonths Task A and B are both 0 days long and automatically planned. Task B start/finish is calculated:...
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Use elapsed days in german ms project

As I've found out recently, there is a way to use elapsed days (instead of working days in MS Project). But I use german MS project and there you can't use the english words. You have to stick with ...
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Default Header and Footer, for All Microsoft Project Views?

I currently add header and footer via File > Print > Page Setup, then tabs "Header" and "Footer". It seems these header and footer settings differ, however, by the view selected. For example, if I ...
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MS project plan for part time worker

I am new to MPP. I am trying to plan for a scenario where 2 part time workers are there in my project who work 4 hrs a day for Mon-Wed. I am able to plan if the part time worker works Mon-Fri then I ...
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Move a task to weekend in MPP 2010

I am new to MPP. I need to move a task (say prod deployment) to a particular weekend in MPP 2010. I am planning to do the following Make the particular weekends as working days for the resource which ...
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What is unique about application development projects? [closed]

I'd like to understand the difference, from a project-management perspective, between application development and other, non-application development.
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MS Project 2010 Auto-calculating and setting Resource % Allocations

been thinking about how to do this, maybe it requires a macro? Scenario: Resource A is allocated to Task 1 @ 50%, and Task 2 @ 50% for the same week. I now want to change the Task A allocation to 80%...
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Add travelling time in ms project 2010

When I do a project timeline, there will be a workshop at client office, usually it's 400km away from our office. In my timeline, I would like to add the travelling time (eg. 1 day before workshop and ...
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Difference between max units and assignment units in MS Project

I know difference between assignment units and Peak units , but can any one explain how max units and assignment units are related to each other ?
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MSP 2010 - duplicating tasks and logic

I have a schedule I am putting together for a repeating layout multi-floor building. Is there any easy way to copy the tasks and their predecessors and successors from say floor 2 and with minor ...
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in MSP 2010 How to change task duration units from weeks to days in bulk

I'm dealing with a large plan developed by different people and it has some durations in days and some in weeks, but I'd like to unify them all in days. what is the best way to do this in MS Project ...
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Leveling Doesn't Work on Overallocated Resources in Project 2010

I have two simultaneous tasks and the same resource assigned to them, which naturally produced an overallocation in MS Project 2010. The leveling tools on the Resource tab, for some reason, are not ...
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MS Project 2010 display backcolour of calendar and logo not printing

I would appreciate any assistance with the following MS Project 2010 questions: 1) In page set up / header/ I have inserted the company logo. This is visible in print preview but does not display on ...
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Report to Show Work During Current Week Only

I need to create a work-ahead dashboard for my team, for weekly planning meetings. We have tasks that span several weeks, so a task may be needing work in the current week but not starting or ending ...
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How do I track resource utilization, but the resource doesn't do any work?

I am managing a project with several people using 3 machines. I need to track both how the people are allocated across my tasks, and how the machine is allocated. The thing is, the machine doesn't do ...
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MS project 2010 resource assigning problem - unexpected behavior

I define a fixed work task, work is 16 h. I assign a resource Bob to work 100% on this task. The task duration is automatically set to 2 days. Since I figure out Bob won't have full time to spend on ...
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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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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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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 day....
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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 User-...
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Displaying a resource's tasks across multiple subprojects

I am having a bit of an issue getting the kind of report that I want from MS Project 2010. To get some background on my project, I am creating a master scheduled using multiple templates. The ...
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How to insert a new assignment in the Resource Usage view or Task Usage view in MS Project

I wish to know how to insert a new assignment in the Resource Usage view or Task Usage view in MS Project. In my project, we have ad hoc tasks frequently cropping up and resources have to spend time ...
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MS Project: Multiple tasks for one employee

I am using MS Project for the first time, and I am developing a Gantt chart. I have multiple parallel tasks with different length, and only 1 employee works on these tasks. Because the working time ...
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Applying conditional formatting on task status!

I am looking to apply conditional formatting specifically on task status field. Meaning, when the task is on schedule or complete, the task bar turns green. If the task is late, the bar turns red etc. ...
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Microsoft Project Task to Start and Finish on the Same Day?

I have a project with a number of similar tasks all with slightly different durations. The tasks are also broken down into sub-tasks (all the sub-tasks are the same for each main task, again only ...
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Auto schedule problem with MS Project 2010

I am setting up a project in 2010; I have tasks, subtasks, predecessors but no resources assigned. I have a task dependency that should start April 3 based on the predecessor finishing April 2. ...
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How can I change the estimated dates value in MS Project 2010 without affecting plan dates?

I want to include plan dates, estimated dates and actual dates in my MS project plan.The plan date should never change for a task, Whatever changes that will happen should be only done to estimated ...
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After running visual report from Project 2010, why can't I modify the pivot table data?

I am running the Earned Value Over Time visual report from MS Project 2010 and would like to accumulate baseline cost for multiple baselines in Excel. Since the Excel pivot table is linked to the ....
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Work statistics report for resources

I have a master file with several sub-projects and resources assigned to them. Is there a way to make a bar chart in Project Pro report that shows the work hours for resources based on the sub-...
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How to Add an “Percent Tasks Complete” Column with Rollup to Summary Task (MS Project 2010)

I have a client that wants to add a "Percent Tasks Complete" column to the tasks sheet. For example, the summary task "Safety Tests" contains: "SafetyTest1" "SafetyTest2" "SafetyTest3" SafetyTest1 ...
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How to reschedule activities after entering actuals in MS Project 2010

Like in MS Project 2007, there was a button “reschedule”. We clicked it after entering actuals on activities. The “reschedule” button calculates activity’s remaining duration and changes it ...
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MS-Project 2010 - How to add Task Name to the Quick Access ribbon?

I used to love the fact that there was a text editing box at the top of the screen in old versions of MS-P, allowing you to edit Task Name directly without having to open the Task Information dialog. ...