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Microsoft Project is a project management software program developed and sold by Microsoft.

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MS Project Server server side event handler - determine if publish was triggered by a parent project?

The setup: one parent IMS project file with no real tasks (just exists to link in sub-project files) multiple sub-projects linked in to the parent, each file is maintained by a different scheduler ...
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How to assign a customized URL to an enterprise project in project center?

I've created a project "test project" using desktop MSP connected to SharePoint server. Clicking on "test project" opens it in a page with an URL composed of a long sequence of ...
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Microsoft Project file save error in Task List in SharePoint 2016 Project Site

When I save the Microsoft Project file to SharePoint 2016 Task list it shows the attached error, and this task list exists on the project site. I have given logged-in users full permissions to the ...
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MS Project file opening in read only mode

We had an MS Project file on SharePoint Online that is synced to the task list. Before I joined the company something happened (I realize it’s not helpful but nobody understands what happened) which ...
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Delete tasks from a HTTP Request

I need to create a Automated flow to delete a Project Online Task, with specific criteria, like name or Start date. I couldn't find any method on Internet for a HTTP Request. Regards.
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How to configure the SharePoint Sign in from the Microsoft Project

I've 2 farms (Staging and Production) for the same web application, When I try to login to the Staging from Microsoft Project, I can see the default Login component But when I try to login to the ...
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Task List - Project Professional / Standard

We are facing the following issue: We have a SharePoint 2013 farm and users have Office Pro Plus 2016 as well as Project Standard 2016 installed (both 32bit). When opening a task list in SharePoint ...
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MS Project [Standard 16] Versioning Issue on SharePoint Online

For some reason, a MS Project [Standard 16] file stored on SharePoint Online is now loading an older version which is months out-of-date. My next step was to retrieve an older version via the "...
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How to access Enterprise Task Custom field in macro?

I need to use below function in my MS Project vba macro. Application.CustomFieldValueListAdd FieldID:=lookupfield, Value:=i It works fine for local field(field created locally in ms project in ...
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Assign a single resource multiple times to the same task, preferably within different periods

I'm trying to automate a process which takes the absences of assigned project resources into account. We use a separate application for absence management of our personnel. What I'm trying to achieve ...
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How to share MS Project macro?

I have created a macro in my MS- Project. I am admin. Now how can I make it available to be used by other MS- Project users of my enterprise? Macro is created in Global file/template.
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Project Server 2013 - Soap Based approach

We tried to access the Soap based requesting mechanism for project server 2013. For loginforms we found the below way to generate the request XML's in SoapUI using their end WSDL. http://g2g-ps-2013:...
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What are the alternatives to authenticate in SharePoint beyond AD to use the Rest API?

I am trying to consume via Rest the Ms Project API from a Node client, I was searching and found that it's possible to get an access token from the ACS (Azure Access Control) and use this in the rest ...
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Possible to create project plan that task dates automatically calculate based on final delivery date? Similar to microsoft project

I have a project plan that exists in Microsoft Project and/or Excel. In both of those tools, I can put in our target "go live" date at the end of the project, and it then auto calculates all of the ...
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Timeline disappears after syncing with MS Project Pro

I am using a free Project Management template sponsored by BrightWork. After syncing my task list with MS Project Pro, my timeline disappears from the List page as well as the homepage. The ...
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Create an enterprise project and its project site with SharePoint 2016 workflow in Project Server 2016

I would like to create a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow to create an enterprise project and its project site on Project Server 2016 if the project request is approved by a supervisor. Is this ...
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What Sharepoint permission level is needed to sync with MS Project (not Project Server)?

I am researching syncing Sharepoint with MS Project for my boss. Does anyone know what permissions are needed for Sharepoint (or MS Project) in order to sync properly? Thanks!
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What can be synced between Sharepoint and MS Project?

I'd like to know what can be synced between Sharepoint and MS Project and if any certain permissions are needed (for either Sharepoint or MS Project) to do this? I have not used any of these programs ...
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Similiar to WBS, can sharepoint percentage auto calculate percentages?

For instance, if I have one main task, with 5 subtasks under it....and each of those 5 subtasks has a percent complete filled out..... I then want the main task to auto-calculate a total percentage ...
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MS Project 2010 and SP 2013 Integration

Could someone please point me to the right direction? I am having issue integrating my MS Project 2010 Professional version into SharePoint 2013. Below is the project plan I am trying to sync to SP. ...
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error while opening a MS Project file on SharePoint online

I am trying to open the MS Project file saved in .MPP format, using MS Project 2013, when ever i try to open the file, it asks me to login and throws the below error. I have gone through the below ...
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How can you get the sub-projects of an IMS through the Project Server 2016 REST API?

I know that in the ProjectServer REST API, there is a property on Task objects called IsSubProject. So I can get all the summary tasks that represent sub projects within a master schedule by this ...
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Project Web App - related SharePoint site not provisioning?

I am using Project Server 2016. I have configured my PWA Connected SharePoint Sites setting to "Allow users to choose" to provision a connected SharePoint site when publishing a project. When I go ...
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How long does it take for "Allow projects to use local base calendars" to take effect?

According to this TechNet question and answer, when trying to save a project that was originally created locally to Project Server, and you get the error "Enterprise standard calendars are needed", ...
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Accessing Project Online Data Read/Write through CSOM / REST

Hello I am trying to access data (for example tasks and the timesheet) saved in a Sharepoint hosted Project Online enviroment. I would like to write a MVC app which is able to access the data in ...
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How do I create a view that groups by a person when the task has multiple people assigned?

I have a task list linked to MS project which links fine. However my SP13 list has two columns for different resource/people. Both people are working on the same particular project, but may be ...
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Project Server/PWA - How do you insert a project as a sub-project using the 2016 REST API?

Given two projects that have been saved and published to Project Server 2016, how can you make one a sub-project of the other (the equivalent of the "Insert Subproject" ribbon button in the client) ...
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How to get a Task's “Unique ID” from a Project Web App via REST?

I'm brand new to MS Project and Project Server / Project Web Apps. In MS Project Pro, there is a column called "Unique ID" that seems to function like SharePoint's built-in list item "ID" field - an ...
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Problem in working with a Master Project Plan and sub projects when they exists inside multiple documents libraries

I am working on a SharePoint on-premises 2013 farm. and i have a team site, with around 50 sub-sites. now under each sub-site there is a document library. and for all documents libraries they share ...
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Can not open .mpp file in SharePoint Online

My question has two part to it: I can't open MPP files in my computer. My understanding is I don't have MS Project in my computer, but I can't find the proper file format; for example xml from my ...
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Can we hide Administrative Time tasks from some users in Project Server?

I don't want to show Administrative time tasks to some user in project server. How can we hide it? By default, all user can see set of administrative tasks.
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Tasks are showing in Timesheet although they are expired

I have some tasks in old projects with end date 31st march 2017, but still user can see that tasks in his timesheet with wrong start and end date. How can I remove that tasks from his timesheet? I ...
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In-built project field names

I am developing a SharePoint add-in, wherein i need to get all the enterprise custom fields and the built-in project fields in a drop down. I could get all the enterprise custom fields with the below ...
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SP 2013 : Project Tasks : Export to MPP without MS Project Installed

We are using Share point 2013 Project Tasks object to create project tasks, so that other users, like the management for example can see the Gantt chart of the projects. Now I have got a requirement ...
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Will the REST-Interface be supported in the future

for an upcoming project, I will need to write a middleware that inserts some data into MS Project - Projects. After investigating I found two ways of communication with the Sharepoint-Ecosystem that I'...
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Project Online - CSOM - How to update TimePhase for multiple resources

We have always updated timephased data in Microsoft Project using PSI (impersonation) and are trying to mimic this solution with CSOM to allow integration with Project Online. Much to our dismay we ...
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Microsoft project exceptions

in project 2010 - calendar working time , why the details button is disabled ? Thank you
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percent complete / work complete in ms project

I'm new in MS project I want to know what's the difference between percent complete / work complete ? Thank you
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Can MS Project files containing sub-projects be syncronized with SharePoint 2013 task list?

My end goal is to create a SharePoint list that contains multiple projects (Master and sub projects) created in and synchronized with MS Project. We want to use SharePoint to manage the multiple ...
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People Picker Input box control behaves differently in Default.aspx & ClientWebPart.aspx

Have a code that searches group names using the people picker app. I write the same code one on default.aspx and the other in a client webpart page.But, both show results quiet differently. For ...
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How can I get actual dates to sync properly from SharePoint task list to MS Project?

We have a Project File that we have synced to SharePoint 0365. We want the team members to only update the Actual Start Dates in SharePoint to sync up to the Project File, which only the PM has ...
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Javascript execution delay until sp.js and ps.js loads

I am trying to get project list from my project portal using JavaScript. I wrote a script that should do the job: var projects; // Geting JS library responsible for Project API var script = ...
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Find out if Assignment has been sent for Approval - Project Online (REST or JSOM)

I need to figure out if the assignment was sent for approval in Project Online, using REST or JSOM
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Updating MS Project (.mpp file) SubProject from its the master project inside a Document library, will raise an error that the SubProject is Read-Only

We have a document library inside a SharePoint enterprise server 2013 Team site. and inside this document library we have uploaded some Project plans. where we have master project plans and sub-...
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unwanted sync on publishing Project Server and random task list in SharePoint farm

We designed a portal with SharePoint 2013 and Project 2013 and we have more than 60 custom lists and 10 Doc Libraries and more than 10 thousand items and docs there, but we haven't any tasks list ...
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DateDiff in project server

I am using project server, I've tried to subtract start date and finish date in custom field formula using DateDiff to calculate the duration. I noticed the wired output is not identical to the build ...
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How to Update Custom Fields from Approval Center in Project Online

I have noticed that whenever i update a custom fields and send it for approval, it updates the inbuilt fields and not the custom fields in the project plan. Does anyone know how to update the custom ...
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Update Assignment in Project Online using JSOM

I noticed that Assignments and Tasks are 2 different concepts in Project Online. For me to send the task to the approval center i need to update the Assignments using JSOM. Can anyone help me on this?...
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Unable to publish Microsoft project on PWA

I have created a Microsoft project on my local PC and trying to publish it on SharePoint PWA. If I create a project with normal/simple project template then there is an option foto publish it on ...
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What is the Entity Type for Notes field

I am trying to Update a Notes Field of a Task in project online. It gives me an error Incompatible type kinds were found. The type 'Edm.String' was found to be of kind 'Primitive' instead of the ...