Embedding Images into a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on August 28, 2017

Objective Recently a client requested that their Project Server workflow, as used in Project Online, required that images be embedded into the email. These images were screenshots and are used to assist in providing instructions to end users. Background This customer was in the process of migrating from an on-premise Project Server 2010 environment to

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SPD Workflow – Approval Task Email Notification with link to Edit Task Form

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on August 10, 2017

We recently received a request from a customer relating to their governance workflow, in this case, the SPD Project Server 2013 workflow. When an approval task is assigned to a user, the customer wants a generated user email notification with a link to the task’s edit form instead of the display form (the default behaviour). This

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Adding comma ‘,’ in text lookup entry on Project Server lookup tables

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on August 4, 2017

In Project Server / Project Online lookup tables, if you add a text lookup entry which contains a comma ‘,’ as such: A validation message will appear on Project Server to say:   The lookup table values cannot contain the server list separator ‘,’ because, in multiple value fields, the entries are separated by a

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How-To Publish all projects in Project Online using PowerShell

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on July 12, 2017

I was looking for a PowerShell script to publish all projects in a Project Online instance but surprisingly (or due to lack of correct Google terms) couldn’t find one. So I ended up writing one myself and uploading it on TechNet for the rest of the world. You can directly download the script from this link: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Publish-All-Projects-in-ad8ee80e/file/174745/1/Publish_All_Projects_ProjectOnline.ps1


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Best practices to Write JavaScript for Project Online (Part 5)

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on July 4, 2017

Write values to PDP input fields  If you have followed my previous blogs, you’d know how to tap an input field value on a PDP. Once you get the hang of it, you can perform many operations like hide it, lock it, move it etc. using simple JavaScript operations. In one of my apps, I

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How-To Delete the Web Part from Page Using PowerShell Scripts for the Existing Projects Sites

Posted By Posted by: Ahmed Taee on June 22, 2017

Sometimes we are required to delete the web part from an existing project’s site. In this blog, I will guide you step-by-step on how to delete the web part using a PowerShell script: Run an SQL query to get the list of the projects and their URL SELECT [ProjectName] ,[ProjectWorkspaceInternalHRef] FROM [MSP_EpmProject_UserView] Copy the results with

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Connected SharePoint Site Settings Moved

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on May 30, 2017

A recent change to Project Online for customers on “First Release” is related to the Settings for Project Sites, which were previously under “Connected SharePoint Sites” page in PWA Settings. These settings were global to the whole PWA and were applicable to all Enterprise Project Types, while this worked fine there were two major drawbacks

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