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4 Handy Microsoft Project Scheduling Tips

1. When you schedule electronically, you should not enter start or finish dates for tasks. If you use Microsoft Project to simply capture dates and only dates, you may as well use Microsoft Excel instead. With MS Project, you enter durations and dependencies instead of dates to create a forecast model. The software then calculates start…

Quick-check the Revision Number and Last Saved Info

Here’s how you can see the revision number and “Last saved by” information of a Project file without opening it: 1. Right click the desktop shortcut of the Project file (or the filename in the folder) and select Properties on the menu to open the File Properties dialog box. 2. Click the Details tab to…

Beware of Auto Save in Microsoft Project!

You may initially think that Microsoft Project’s auto save feature can be a great life saver… but beware! When you save a project schedule in Microsoft Project — either manually or automatically — all of your ‘undo’ operations are removed. Prior to the save: After the save (notice the ‘Undo’ button on the Quick Access…

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