How to Archive a Lookup Table of Old Values

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on July 10, 2014

Environment: Project Server 2010/2013 Background: A customer has a large list of account codes in the lookup table – some are current and some are very old. Users were complaining that they needed to scan a long list of expired values before finding valid options. Solution: As there is no out of the box solution available

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Changing the Owner of a Project Doesn’t Save

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on June 25, 2014

I recently came across this issue with one of my clients, they were trying to change the owner of a project. The steps to change the owner of a project are usually very simple, but in this case they didn’t work. The usual steps are: Open the Project Click on Edit Go to PDP that

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How to Link a List Item to a Document Library Document

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on June 5, 2014

At EPM Partners we help organisations get the most from their Project Server solutions and we frequently configure custom lists on the project site. For example an organisation may wish to record Project Requirements in a site list. SharePoint makes it easy to create such a list to store this sort of data, however often

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2014 Microsoft Project Conference Booth Highlights

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on May 2, 2014

FluentPro Booth We’ve had the pleasure of being in contact with the guys at FluentPro for many years, and our pick of nifty products this year would have to be the FluentPro “Formulas”. If you are familiar with deploying Project Server and the configuration of the Enterprise Custom Field, you will at some point realise

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How to Change the Look and Feel of a Project Site

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on April 1, 2014

When creating projects in Project Server, there is an opportunity to create site templates that are automatically utilised on project creation. In SharePoint 2013 there is a new option within the cog called ‘Change the look’.  In Project Server there are two options to change this: There is an “enterprise” site look and feel defined

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How to Restore the Default Settings In Project Professional

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on February 12, 2014

Recently I made some configuration changes to Project Professional, later I realised I didn’t want all these changes any more. This led me to investigate the possibilities of restoring the default out of the box settings, rather than remembering the previous changes I had made and manually changing them one by one. The below details

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Sever 2012 R2 and Sharepoint 2013

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on December 10, 2013

Recently I was working in an environment and came across an interesting experience, we were seeing some unusual behavior after a base install of SharePoint and Project Server.  Some notes of what we were seeing: 1.            .NET 3.5 was struggling to install 2.            The SharePoint 2013 pre-register would not install but could be installed manually

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TechEd 2013 Download

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on September 12, 2013

TechEd, Microsoft’s Premiere Event for IT Professionals & Enterprise Developers on the Gold Coast  this year was quite interesting. Here are a few “nuggets of goodness” and interesting things I am taking away from the sessions and conversations  this year at TechEd; App Development – looks like we are going back to simpler technologies for better

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Making Branding and Images Unified for Non Developers

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on August 29, 2013

We’ve all had the pain of trying to make images, text and different items in web parts alight to ensure multiple different pages provide a unified display of branding or information. Sometimes if you try to complete this manually via the user interface it can be time-consuming or impossible to replicate exactly. Recently I designed

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