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Microsoft Project 2003/2007 Essentials

Certificate Series Directory Microsoft Project 2003/2007 Essentials Level 100, Session 1: Microsoft Project & Project Management What Is Project Management? What Is a Project? Key Goals & Challenges Facing Projects Microsoft Project Fit into Project Management Running Microsoft Project for the first time Recommended defaults settings in Microsoft Project Create your first Microsoft Project Schedule…

Custom Tables in Microsoft Project 2003, 2007, and 2010

In Microsoft Project, there are hundreds of fields, or columns of data, that you can view and enter information into. To avoid having to scroll through all of these columns to find a specific piece of information, Project organises its fields into tables. A table is a preset collection of related fields that you can…

Multiple Versions

Ira Brown returned to discuss using multiple versions of Project on a single computer, starting with the proper way to install Microsoft Project 2010. One correct method of installation is upgrading from a previous version (such as Project 2007) to Project 2010. The second way allows users to run both Microsoft Project 2007 or 2003…

Microsoft Project Essentials Tutorial: How To Use Microsoft Project Guide

Tutorial Part 1: Basics of Project Management Applicable to versions: Microsoft Project 2010, 2007, 2003 Target Audience: New Project Managers or New To Microsoft Project Software Microsoft Project 2007 essential videos are split up into two videos, the first part covering the basics of project management and how to get started understanding the program. As…

Toolbar and Menu Commands for Microsoft Project 2007

This useful 2007 guide was contributed by a member, Ismet Kocaman for use by the community. He created the document to help Project users with locating the toolbar commands and menu commands in Project 2007 user interface. The guide contains snapshots of the pull-down menus in the menu bar and tooltips for all toolbar buttons….

Ask the Experts: Similar Task Names

Delin, Harold, and Michael of Kalamazoo, MI, ask: In MS Project 2010 desktop, we will be managing several projects using a Master project. We noticed that since each project used some of the same task names, when we combined projects, it was hard to tell which task belonged to which project. Any suggestions? John of…

Project Options You Want to Know About

When I teach a Microsoft Project or Project Server class, it’s often the Project Options that gather audience interest early on. Most of the Options below relate to simple user interface conveniences, but they can really improve usability to otherwise generic out-of-the-box configurations. Please note this article focuses on Microsoft Project 2010 and will provide…

Ask the Experts: Tying Tasks and Assignments across Projects

Abhishek asks: I’m doing scheduling for multi-tower projects. Is there any way to see the resource usage for a particular tower? Ellen answers: The way you create and manage this project will determine the type of reporting you’ll be able to derive from your schedule. Here are a few suggestions for getting the information you’re…

How To Display Lag between Tasks in Your Gantt Chart

By default, the lag set between tasks is displayed in the Predecessor column of the Gantt chart view. Neither Microsoft Project 2007 nor Project 2010 has a separate field to display the lead or lag of specific tasks. You can display the lag as a separate field by following these steps: In Project 2007 choose…

Three Reporting Questions

Recently, Jacques Goupil of MS Project Now! hosted the first of three MPUG WebNLearn sessions on the topic of Project reporting. The following are three questions that surfaced during the event. Members can log in and watch the recorded on-demand session. Can you wrap text in Project 2007? Answer: Microsoft Project 2007 will only wrap…

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