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    Roger Heirbaut

    Hi,
    When I display a timeline and click on the ‘Existing tasks’ button on the Format tab, only the first summary task with all its subtasks is displayed, all other subsequent summary tasks and subtasks are not shown. Although I can add the other tasks by rightclicking the taskname and choosing ‘Add to timeline’. I tried to remove the timeline view from the local environment in Organizer, so it should be replaced by the global version, but that didn’t help. This phenomenom occurs in all my projects. So I suspected a corrupt global.mpt file and tried to repair and reinstall MSP, but that didn’t help either.

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    Larry Christofaro
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    Interesting Roger. I’m getting the same behavior. Are you using O365 subscription version or a paid Project 2016? Not sure what the problem is but it shouldn’t behave that way.

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    Jigs Gaton
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    Hi all, this feature is working great here. I am using MSP Pro 2016 (16.0.4639.1000 64-bit) in Windows 10 Fall Creators Edition. I have two installs of this, and both work fine.

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    Roger Heirbaut

    Hi guys,
    I’m using the non-subscription version of MSP 2016 Professional 64-bit v. 16,0,9126,2152 on WIndows 10
    The feature has been OK for years, but I had to reinstall earlier this month because I had some instability problems.
    I had to do several uninstalls/reinstalls. First the uninstall did not work, then I had problems reinstalling. I also used the Microsoft Fix-it tool for Office 2016. Have tried repairing with online download. Finally everything is reinstalled and working fine, except this ‘Existing tasks’ feature

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    Jigs Gaton
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    Interesting Roger, your version of the same app that I have is higher (for some reason). Perhaps you should check MS Updates to see if a patch was recently applied, and then try rolling that back? This is the latest on my machines: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4018320/april-3-2018-update-for-project-2016-kb4018320 – dated April 3.

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