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MS Project 2013 - Resource Overallocations during specific time period with 100% Availability

Is there a way to set resource availability by task (not project) during a specific time period in MS Project 2013 ? For example there is a resource allocated to Task 1 that starts in Dec 2015 and ...
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Creating an MS Project task with fixed duration and work, but variable resource loading

I have a Microsoft Project 2013 schedule where I would like to have an overall task that takes 100hrs from 3 resources. ResourceA and ResourceB will be fully loaded for 90% of that time. ResourceC is ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to use your customized fields in reports created in MS project 2013?

I have some customized fields that I've created. I really need to find a way to use them while I'm creating customized reports in MS project, but I just see the built-in fields when I want to create ...
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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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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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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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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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How to add special, non-continuous dates to one task?

I am using Microsoft Project Standard 2013 and would like to know how I can add a split task to my gantt diagram. This task shell visualize dates where no changes to our infrastructure are allowed. ...
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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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#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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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 ...
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Why the Auto-scheduled Finish date is Wrong in this case , using MS Project 2013 ?

When I set a Auto scheduled task to Start date : 07/05/2015 , and Duration to 12 month. I get a Finish date of 07/06/2016. There is a problem ! The finish day is supposed to be : 07/05/2015. I ...
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Is it possible to sort tasks by the order of a Custom attributes of a Custom Field?

This is not as simple as it seems to be. I have multiple tasks. That I group following a Custom field (text), called TypeC. The custom field can have Custom attributes that are already defined like {...
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How to draw stacked column chart with custom text fields?

I am working on a report on MS Project 2013. In this report there is chart. The chart is based : NumberOftasks (Y-axis) which is a custom field of type number. Localization (X-axis) which is done by ...
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When I split a task, where can I find the dates related to the cut?

When I split a task, where can I find the dates related to the cut ? I mean: Start date; End and start of the first cut; Start of the second cut; End of the second part of the task.
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How to draw a graph with X-axis group by and Y-axis a Customized field using MS Project?

I am unable to draw a chart in report using MS Project 2013, that have in X-axis (Grouped by) and in the other part Y-axis a customized field ? I can't find customized fields here :
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Can I have a double task on the same line in MS Project?

Suppose I have a task that is being stopped for a while and then it continues. I would like to show that like recurrent tasks , is this possible with manual tasks ?
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Microsoft Project 2013 Custom Report Not Respecting Task Filter

I've recently made the move to Project 2013 Standard (15.0.4727.1001) and seem to be having problems using even simple filters I've created within custom reports. For example, I wanted to create a ...
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How to filter the tasks that have a non-estimated duration?

I would like to filter only the tasks that have a duration fixed and know. I have a lot of tasks with an estimated duration, I want to filter the others. Is this possible under MS Project 2013 ?
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How to export a configuration of MS Project 2013 so that I can import it in another file ?

I have multiple projects to handle. And I make some personalized fields for one of those project under MS Project 2013. I would like to export my configuration and use it in another file. is this ...
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Disabling “Duration” Calculations

This may not be a normal request, but I am looking for a way to enter a duration in hours, then have manually entered scheduled start/finish dates, and not have either changed in Microsoft Project ...
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How to quickly see parent tasks in MS Project

When working with a large plan spread over several screenfuls, it is difficult to see the place occupied by a given task in the task hierarchy. Is there any quick way to see the "outline path" that ...
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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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Task count for completed tasks

I need to know how many tasks are 100% complete in my project. How do I get a current total of the number of tasks that are 100% complete from my %Complete column?
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Project 2013 custom cost field, project time-phased

I created a custom cost field (in Project 2013) called, "Labor Contract Amt" and would like to use the Cash Flow chart to compare "Cost" to "Labor Contract Amt" across any selected period of time. As ...
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How to send email notification when assigning task to resources in project server 2013 web app?

I use Project server 2013 and I created a Project web app site. I created an enterprise project and entered the team data. Now I am able to assign tasks to resources. What I want is that the team ...
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Resource Availability, Max Units - Relationship between settings

I am helping a colleague "debug" an MS-Project project plan today, where there seem to be unexplained over-allocations. They have chosen quite a complex method for restricting allocations and I don't ...
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Microsoft Project for Agile software development?

I am getting to grips with MS Project 2013. But I wonder if it is usable for Agile software development? So far it seems to be quite useful for setting up an initial plan, for creating offers, ...
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Timestamp fields for <initial creation> and <last update> of a task

Microsoft Project 2013: Are there any default fields which show Time & Date when a task was FIRST CREATED, and when it was LAST EDITED ? I would like to filter for tasks which lately have been ...
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Summary task shows wrong total duration

Microsoft Project 2013: A summary task shows a wrong total of DURATION HOURS: The sum should be 31 hours, but it shows only 25 hours. However, the sum of WORK HOURS is correct. Also, the calculation ...
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MS Project - Resource assignment priorities

I have a support project that starts on 9th Feb and ends on 30th Sep. Work has to be done every day except holidays and weekends. I have three resources: Alice, Bob and Eve. Alice is working on the ...
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MS Project 2013 - How to schedule a 6 hr work week maximum

I am working on a project with over 800 tasks and each task can take anywhere between 10 mins-3 hrs. I am assigning people (team of 10) to do tasks but each person can only be assigned for a maximum ...
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MS-Project - How to set 1 resource with 2 kind of work and monitor time/rate for each

I'm using Project 2013; client requested this tool for activities tracking and management. Actually the project have one developer assigned that work 6h per day and can have assigned two kind of work:...
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How to add recurring task in MS Project server 2013?

I have MS Project server 2013 and I have created one PWA and now I want to create a recurring task. Can anyone tell me how can I create recurring task in a MS Project server 2013 web app?
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How to add milestone in MS Project server 2013?

I have MS Project server 2013 integrated with SharePoint 2013. I have created PWA site and in task page I want to add milestone as we do in MS Project professional 2013 but I don't see any options, ...
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Schedule entire project based on a 5 hr work day

Using MSoft Project 2013. Wanting to schedule entire project based upon a 5 hr work day. I have performed the following steps to do this however it does not seem to be working: In MS Project; file\...
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Microsoft Project 2013: Adding due date and coming-due indicators

First post and new to MS Project, so please bear with me if I forget some minor details. My question is this: Is it possible to setup an indicator column in MS Project that displays a multi-tiered ...
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MS Project Professional 2013 Email Notifications

I am attempting to use MS Project Professional 2013 to send out automated outlook e-mails the week before a task is due among other automated e-mail tasks. Is this possible with the desktop program or ...
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Force recalculation of Work field

Is it possible to force a re-calculation of a the "Work" field after updating % allocation of resources in the resource sheet or in the resource names column? I am using MSP 2013 standard.
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Resource time not allocating correctly in Project 2013

I'm planning a project where I want my resources to dedicate one day week each to project work. I've created a calendar for each resource which blocks out their day, so there are Tuesday only, ...
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Finding out individual resource planned hours from MPP

I have created a year long project's MPP. Next I want to figure out planned hours for each resource. I am using Microsoft Project Standard 2013. What I want is to specifically point out the total ...
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Push all dates back by 7 days in a project (project 2013)

I am doing a project for college and I am being forced to use project 2013... I have got a very basic understanding, but I need to push all dates from a certain point back by 7 days, I was wondering ...
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delay in schedule as KPI?

In Microsoft Project 2013, what is the best way to show delay in schedule as KPI? In EPM, I want to highlight the projects with more than 20% of schedule delay.