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

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MS Project macro to run on all projects

I have some tasks to be be performed on each project daily. I can write a macro to automate those tasks for a project. That way I have to run that macro exclusively for each project. How do I write a ...
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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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Customizing the contemporary mobile list view interface for use with MS project task lists

We are using the Sharepoint Online that is included with Office 365 as a means of managing our remote staff members and allowing them to update their status on MS Project tasks. We tried using the ...
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Master Projects in SharePoint without Project Server

We have MS Project plans and synchronise them to SharePoint tasklists. When working offline with MS Project we are able to do a masterplan and manage resource access and dependencies between ...
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Can't checkout Project (mpp) or Visio (vsdx) files

I have library with 'require checkout' set that contains mpp and vsdx files. I have MS Project and Visio 2013 (SP1) installed locally. If I choose edit for one of the mpp files, it simply opens in ...
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Unable to edit enterprise global template for PWA

We are currently implementing Project Web App as part of an O365 solution. However I seem to be unable to make changes to the Enterprise Global template. I am part of a group with Full Control over ...
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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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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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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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Benefits of Project site linked to mpp file in Project Server?

I have a custom web part that works with project data which it retrieves through the Project Server REST API. It compares two copies of the same project file, so over time, my users are going to be ...
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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 file open in SharePoint

I have uploaded MS Project files in my SP Foundation librarty. But when I wan't to open it in browser I get an error: no apps are installed to open this type of link (ms-project). How can I fix it?
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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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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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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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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 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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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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MS Project 2010 -> SharePoint 2010 tasks

When syncing MS Project plan to SharePoint task list my Notes field is truncated to 255 characters. Is there a way of syncing >255 characters in the MS Project plan "Notes" field (or some other ...
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PWA 2013: How to add a column to the project scheduler?

If this has been answered before, I apologize. I've been googling this topic for a few hours now and have come up with nothing, so maybe I'm just misunderstanding something fundamental with MS Project....
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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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Setting Up Project Online

I am trying to set up a project online site for my organization. As part of it, I was able to create a project(Enterprise project) and then activated a SharePoint site. I added my team as resources ...
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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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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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How do you archive a project in the Sharepoint 2013 project web app

I have found instructions for 2010 but I cannot find the 2013 instructions. I can delete a project but I cannot find how to archive.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?...