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Use elapsed days in german ms project

Insert the task Leveling Delay field into a table and read the unit abbreviation from there. Leveling Delay is always in elapsed days. This will give you the answer in any language. German for ...
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MS Project, add hours directly in resource usage

I am not really sure I totally understood the problem; however, I am pretty sure that it's not a version or application problem. I would give it a try and go to Project -> Change working Calendar and ...
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MS Project - One year is calculated wrong

Microsoft seems to have hard-coded 1 emo = 30 edays. There is no setting to achieve your expected date, which is based on the variable human interpretation of "month." For workarounds, I would ...
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Finish date not calculating correctly

a duration time of 2 days, start date of 20.03.2019...MS Project shows finish date as 21.03.2019 This behavior is correct. If you start a two-day task on Wednesday, you will finish on Thursday. To ...
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Default Header and Footer, for All Microsoft Project Views?

As you have discovered each view in Project can have its own header and footer. My suggestion is to create a template (it doesn't even need tasks) and store the "defaults" you want in that template. ...
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Move a task to weekend in MPP 2010

However I didn't get any option to assign another calendar for a given task. Please see Task Properties -> Advanced -> Calendar: Please note that in the default project you may have a 24 Hours ...
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What is unique about application development projects?

tl; dr 90% of project management is communications. 90% of communications is trust. The more relevant experience the PM has, the easier it is to gain and retain the trust of the team. discursive ...
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Add travelling time in ms project 2010

Simply link the two tasks together and put a one day lag between. However, I understand, and I am not sure why this occurs, that having leads and lags in your horizontal logic can hose up critical ...
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Difference between max units and assignment units in MS Project

Max. Units is set on a resource level - usually in the Resource Sheet view. When assigning a resource, Project will, by default, use the max units as the assignment units value. However, you can ...
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in MSP 2010 How to change task duration units from weeks to days in bulk

Note Rachel and Marv's solutions do not work with Summary Tasks: Duration1 column shows 0 duration for the Summary Task. To resolve this, you could: Perform Rachel's solution above Hide summary ...
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in MSP 2010 How to change task duration units from weeks to days in bulk

I just had the same problem but easily fixed. I had a mix of days and weeks in the Duration column. Go to Options, Schedule - click on Duration - I changed the Duration from Weeks to Days then saved. ...
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in MSP 2010 How to change task duration units from weeks to days in bulk

Here is a quick way to convert all durations (hours, weeks, and/or minutes) to days; durations already in days are left unchanged. Insert a numbered Duration field (e.g. Duration1) Right-click the ...
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Leveling Doesn't Work on Overallocated Resources in Project 2010

If you've selected Manual for "Leveling calculations", you've told MS Project that you will level the tasks manually. If you selected Automatic, MS Project would level the tasks as you created them. ...
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Inherited Project Fix or Start Over

Regarding the leading and trailing spaces in the task names (as well as unwanted double spaces between words), it often happens as a result of sloppy typing and sometimes as a result of copying and ...
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MS-Project 2010 - How to add Task Name to the Quick Access ribbon?

Click on 'File' tab, select 'Options'. The 'Project Options' dialogue window will open. Select 'Display'. Check the 'Entry Bar' option.
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Estimating Fixed Price Project Cost Payments via Monthly Milestones

Of course, you post a question and then you immediately find the answer. I tried some new word combinations and found this that solved my problem: If you have costs by task and resource in your ...
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MS Project 2010 - Create project from a set of variables

It's easy to save a project as a template in MS Project. You can find this feature at File > Export > File Types > Save Project as File. Choose Project Template and save. This will lead you ...
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Master Project in MSProj10 moves the dates in the subprojects

No, unfortunately you can't prevent that because the data from the subprojects is only loaded when you expand them.
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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?

Yes. (All subject to the same caveats that cover individual linked sub-projects.) I have successfully manipulated 4-tier multi-projects for testing purposes - (not in Project Server.) Successful ...
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How to show critical path INCLUDING completed tasks (in MS Project 2010)

You are describing something like an as-built critical path, which is not easily created even in the best of circumstances. MSP sets the Critical flag based on total slack, but total slack becomes ...
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MS Project compatibility and Office 365

You can't connect Microsoft Project 2013 to Project Server 2010, no. I don't know how O365 updates are planned, but Microsoft Project Server 2010 and Microsoft Project Professional 2010 are both no ...
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How to turn off auto duration calculation is MS project 2010?

Change your task to 'fixed duration.' Load the number of days you need in the duration column. Because you made your task fixed duration, those days will remain fixed. (In your example, one of the ...
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Calculate Cost Deviation

MS Project automatically calculates those values in the "Work Variance" and "Cost Variance" fields, as far as your project has a saved baseline. To save a baseline, use the command located in the "...
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Set Undo Level by the use of VBA in MS Project 2010

The property is UndoLevels. For example: Application.UndoLevels = 10 set the number of undo levels to 10.
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Adding a subproject at top level

Collapse all summary tasks before inserting subprojects and they will be inserted at outline level 1. Note: only the project summary task is at level 0.
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Allocating a single resource with multiple subprojects

Are you using a resource pool? (I.e. a separate .mpp file holding all the resources, which are then shared with the various project schedules.) If not, then the resources in different projects, ...
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Project 2010 schedule a task ALAP using a deadline

The deadline does not affect schedule at all. It only marks a date that the task should finish at. If the tasks is delayed and its finish date is later than the deadline, a red sign appears in the ...
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MS Project 2010 - How to import tasks with dependencies

The task dependency type and lag are all contained in the "Predecessors" and "Successors" columns. Importing data in one of those two is sufficient. The data in the column is written like this:[...
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Working Day in Resource Calendar Not Showing Up - MS Project 2010

I figured it out. I assigned the base calendar to each task and I guess that was somehow overriding the resource calendar. Once I removed that everything was fine.
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Working Day in Resource Calendar Not Showing Up - MS Project 2010

Exceptions default to non-working. Click on the Details... button and change it to working.
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