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

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Get completion date on tasks without custom coding

I am building project sites for projects that have already been partially completed. We want to use the project site to track tasks which have been already completed, and those dates. There is no '...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't sync MS Project with Project Task List

As the title says I'm not able to sync my MS Project plan with a SharePoint Task List. I created the list and synced it, then I made some changes and want to sync again, which throws the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Programming Need for Developing a common portal accessible to various users using Microsoft SharePoint [closed]

I want to design a web based portal which would be used for Project Monitoring. Basically its my Masters degree Project and I am completely unaware of any of programming languages as I never came ...
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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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Connection Between SharePoint Online Project Site and Project Pro 2013

My organization runs SharePoint Online for internal use. We have a project site setup using the default template with no customization beyond the default template. One of our departments wanted more ...
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Sharepoint project site: notes field not synchronized from MS Project

I noticed when synchronizing projects from MS Project that the Notes field does not appear to be synchronized and is not an option to display on the Sharepoint project tasks page. Am I missing ...
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Create a list from the document in the library

I have a MS Project file uploaded to the document library on the site. I want to create two lists with the information retrieved from this document (Project tasks and Custom list). I need these two ...
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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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Importing Project file to SharePoint task list without MS Project

I have an MPP file which I wish to display on a SharePoint task list. Is it possible to do this without opening the document up in MS Project first and syncing it there. Everything I have found ...
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project server 2010 provisioning doesnt finish

I want to deploy a project server 2010 service web application (PWA) on sharepoint 2010. After all steps, in provisioning step it doesn't finish. In 'Event Viewer' there is an event by ID: 17173 in ...
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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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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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SharePoint and MS Project Resource Integration

I am trying to come up with an asset management solution, and it has been suggested that Project's Team Planner might be what I need. I have looked for other ways to do this, but right now it appears ...
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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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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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New custom columns are not in SharePoint 2013

I have imported a MS-Project 2013 into our SharePoint 2013 and during the process I have mapped custom MS-Project columns, which now are part of my task list view. What I'm trying to achieve here is ...
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Can't checkout project from MS-Project Server 2013

I got a problem with MS-Project Server 2013 and MS-Project 2013 (in a Win 8.1 PC). I can't checkout a project from the server. It says, that a "check-in" is in progress. My SysAdmin said, that on ...
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Displaying Microsoft project document in sharepoint?

Is there a way to display Microsoft project documents in a OOTB sharepoint web part in a similar fashion to how Excel Files can be displayed using the OOTB "Excel web access" web part? If not, what ...
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Which version of Project 2010 is required for SP2010 Enterprise for Internet Sites?

Do I have to buy Project 2010 Server License so run on SharePoint 2010 Enterprise for Internet Sites? I need to know the exact version I need to buy.
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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 ...