Create a Word document automatically from Project Data using Flow

Posted By Posted by: Khurram Jamshed on February 20, 2019

Microsoft Project Online solution enables the storage of project data in a central repository to increase visibility across the organisation. Reporting on that data can be generated using different tools available such as SSRS, Power BI etc.  An example of the reporting output is a nicely formatted Word document with the most up-to-date project status

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Why has my Project ID number changed?

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on November 8, 2017

Background It has almost been two years since Microsoft released a new feature (https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2015/12/03/3-new-enhancements-to-project-online/?eu=true) that creates a unique Project ID upon creation of each project. This allows for the Project Name to be changed whilst still maintaining a unique reference to the project. Prior to this new feature being released, other custom solutions were often

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How-To copy Excel values to a custom lookup table

Posted By Posted by: Khurram Jamshed on September 14, 2017

Creating project custom fields and lookup tables is a common activity in a life of PPM consultant. While doing this fun activity, there is often a challenge when we try to copy/paste values from Excel to a custom lookup table. This process often tries to paste all the copied values in a single cell along

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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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Extended Limits for Project Online

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on April 20, 2017

As we experience successes with Project Online, more and more users find reasons to use it. In some heavy usage scenarios, the issue of performance may exist. Despite Project Online being Software as a Service (SaSS), tenants are not 100% clear from administrative responsibility of maintaining a responsive system. It is something Microsoft and each

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