How to Set up Long Field Names in Project Server

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on March 21, 2017

I came across this requirement quite frequently in which you have very long field names that are more than the character limit defined by Project Server. What we usually end up doing is rephrase the field name to fit the character limit and add the full text in the description. It looks something like this:

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Error: To export a list you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation compatible

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on February 6, 2017

Google chrome is everyone’s favorite browser these days. And where SharePoint and Project Server has greatly improved their cross-browser support, there are still some functionalities that are only supported on IE. And we hate to switch to IE just to do these small things, don’t we. However, there is a workaround to this problem. there

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Do deleted Project Sites go to the Recycle Bin?

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on November 16, 2016

I was asked by a customer if deleted project sites can be recovered from the recycle bin. The short answer is: Yes, if you delete the site from Site Settings page. No, if you delete the site from PWA Settings -> Delete Enterprise Objects page. So to keep the project sites recoverable (other than restoring from SQL

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To integrate, or not to integrate data (in Project Server or Project Online)

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on September 29, 2016

When is it a good idea to follow through data integration ideas with Project Server or with Project Online? Almost every client I’ve worked with brings this topic up after adopting the tool set. Is this a good idea? It depends. In this blog, I will share my rule of thumb to help you make

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Project Server 2013 permissions synchronization explained

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on August 23, 2016

This blog attempts to explain the synchronization of SharePoint group membership/permissions for Project Server 2013. This ONLY applies when Project Server Permissions mode is enabled. Project Server to Project Web App Site Permission Synchronization Note: The statements made in this section are only applicable if the “Enable Project Web App Sync” option is turned on

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SSRS 2012 Report Issue – Page refreshes and parameters changes back to default in Chrome browser

Posted By Posted by: Ahmed Taee on August 3, 2016

Issue In Chrome browser, when you change the parameters and click “Apply” after executing an SSRS 2012 report, the parameters reverts back to default. This issue, however, does not occur in Internet Explorer browser. Solution Log on to the client’s server as an admin user Run IIS (Internet Information Service) software Right Click on the

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Project Server Timesheet: Recording time at Project Level

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on July 12, 2016

Occasionally in Project Server, we encounter a situation where timesheet capture is only required at project level and not task level. The requirement in this scenario is users are only presented with one timesheet task for each project they work on. Project Server can be configured to allow top level time reporting. In my experience, this

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Which Enterprise Projects are using local resources?

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on May 4, 2016

When implementing Resource management in a Project Server environment, it can be useful to a PMO administrator to know which projects contain local resource assignments as opposed to the use of only Enterprise resources. For an On-Premise installation of Project Server 2010 or 2013, where access to the underlying databases is possible (as opposed to

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How To Create A “My Projects” Project Centre View With Project Online & Project Server

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on February 8, 2016

This blog covers the very specific scenario of complimenting the permissions described in my previous blog  with views that auto filter out projects not assigned to the current user. Again the secret lies in understanding categories. In summary “Categories are the collections of projects, resources, and views to which users and groups in Project Server

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