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Determine If a Filter is applied to Your Project

Every once in a while, I will see a question like this in one of the Microsoft Project user forums: “Why can’t I see all of the tasks in my project?” Inevitably, the source of the missing tasks is that the user has a filter applied to their project without realizing it. The filter in…

Creating Fast Interactive Filters

Microsoft Project MVP Sam Huffman shows you how to create and use fast interactive filters to find specific information in your Microsoft Project task sheet. Join MPUG to access full-length, live webinar training sessions and hundreds more on-demand. Take a look at our other Project video tips from Sam. Have a suggestion for a tip…

Webinar: Using Microsoft Project Like a PMP®

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Session description: Microsoft Project is a great tool for planning and tracking projects, the PMI methodology is…

Ask the Experts: Exporting Only Tasks to Excel

Heather from Naperville, IL asks: When I export tasks to Excel, I seem to export summary tasks, milestones, and detail tasks. Is there any way to export just detail tasks? Answer: With the help of a custom filter you will be able to accomplish this type of export. A detail task filter could also be…

Certification Insider: Assigning Resources in Microsoft Project

Assigning resources to your tasks is when the rubber hits the road — or, in some cases, when the project finish date hits the deadline and keeps on going. How many resources you have, the time they have for assignments, and when they’re available all affect task duration and the overall schedule. Part of passing…

How to Report Tasks by Department/Group

Don M. of Bozeman, MD asks: Our projects are performed by multiple departments within our organization. How can I get a Gantt chart and task list per department? It’s a little known feature of the system that the Resource Group field in the Task tables is populated from the Resource Groups field on the Resource…

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