Microsoft Project 2010 shortcut key

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 29, 2010

  Keystroke  Result Insert  Inserts new task Ctrl+K  Inserts hyperlink F7 Begins spell check Alt+F10  Assigns resources Shift+F2 Opens the Task Information dialog box F1 Opens Microsoft Project Help Ctrl+F Displays the Find dialog box Ctrl+F2  Links selected tasks Ctrl+G Displays the Go To dialog box Ctrl+H Displays the Replace dialog box Ctrl+Z Undoes the

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How to create an out of hours calendar

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 26, 2010

In Microsoft Project you can create as many calendars as you like and assign these calendars to the Project or individual resources. However in the scenario where you have a task which may for some reason need to be scheduled out of normal business working hours one option is to create what is known as

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Deploying and Using the Bulk Import Tool Solution Starter

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 25, 2010

This is a very brief overview of how to get the Bulk Import Tool Solution Starter going in your environment. Sorry no screenshots!   Basically this feature allows you to bulk update project information from an external list. It also allows you to create projects based on an external list. This is very useful if

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Error saving projects to Project Server 2010 from 2007 client

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 25, 2010

  This is one of the first major impact 2010 issue we’ve experienced at EPM Partners, and so even though the problem is not yet closed, it’s about time it was added to the blog. Problem: For no apparent reason when attempting to Save a project from Microsoft Project Professional 2007 to the Project Server

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Unable to delete Published version of Project in 2010

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 25, 2010

Symptoms: Certain Projects cannot be opened in either PWA or MS Project. Oddly the same projects do not appear to exist in the Draft database, but DO appear in the Published database. Projects cannot be deleted from Server Settings after selecting the Published version and hitting delete. Errors: Delete Queue job fails and review of

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Updating MS Project Views in Project 2010

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 25, 2010

I read some exciting changes to the default behaviour of MS Project that I was not aware of in the following MSDN blog post: (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/project/archive/2010/10/22/tips-and-tricks-copy-custom-views-filters-tables-and-other-elements-to-other-projects.aspx) Quote: “For Project 2010, the organizer behaves a bit differently. By default, new views are are automatically saved to the global template file and thus are made available to future

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How to edit the PWA Home Page Reminders

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 5, 2010

  Recently I was asked the question how to modify the reminders webpart on the Project Web Access home page. You may find that within your Project Server solution that you are not using certain functionality (for example timesheeting or status reporting) Follow the steps below to understand how to modify the “Reminders” webpart. Log

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Why when I upload multiple files to a workspace are they automatically checked out

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on October 5, 2010

In a typical SharePoint document library you can use the “Upload Multiple Files”, or use drag & drop in Explorer View, to upload multiple files or folders quickly and easily. However sometimes the files are kept in “Checked out” mode and will not be available for others until they are checked in. This is because to

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