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Customize the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft Project

Background Information Each of the applications in Microsoft Office includes a Quick Access Toolbar, displayed by default in the upper left corner of the application window. In Figure 1, you can see the default Quick Access Toolbar in the upper left corner of my Microsoft Project application window.   Microsoft intends for us to customize…

Getting to Grips with the Project Interface

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Microsoft Project’s user interface has a lot in common with all of the Microsoft Office tools. The more you understand the ins and outs of the interface, the more…

3 Easy Ways to Work Faster in Microsoft Project 2016

There are many things I point out to people attending my training classes to help them use Microsoft Project more efficiently. Usually, the first thing I’ll show students is how to adjust the Quick Access Toolbar. In this brief article I’ll show you three ways to update your toolbar to speed up your Project work….

11 Quick Tips for Project Managers

First, three tips for remote teams… Have everyone submit a picture that shows something they’re passionate about and then have one of them talk about it in an upcoming meeting. This is a great way to build personal relationships even if you can’t meet them at the water cooler. Have a dedicated virtual lunchtime or…

Insert a Manual Page Break

One of the questions that comes up occasionally in the Microsoft Answers user forum for Microsoft Project is, “How can I insert a manual page break for printing in a Microsoft Project file?” In the 2007 version and earlier, users could click the Insert menu and then select the Page Break item. With the release…

Get a Quick View of a Custom Field Formula

If you’re using Project 2010 or Project 2013, use the following subroutine to display the formula in a custom field: ‘ © Ismet Kocaman ‘ Sub Show_Formula() If Application.CustomFieldGetFormula(ActiveCell.FieldID) <> “” Then MsgBox Title:=”Field: ” & ActiveCell.FieldName, Prompt:= _ Application.CustomFieldGetFormula(ActiveCell.FieldID) Else MsgBox Title:=”Field: ” & ActiveCell.FieldName, Prompt:= _ “No Formula” End If End Sub To…

4 Tips for Working Smarter in Microsoft Project

1. Move your Quick Access bar to below the ribbon bars. That way it will hold a lot more buttons than if it is kept above the ribbon bars. 2. To add buttons to the Quick Access bar, right-click on an existing button and select add to Quick Access bar. To remove a button from…

Webinar: Tips and Tricks from Project 2013 Plain and Simple

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In this session Ben discusses some of his top tips and tricks for Project 2013. If you would like to know all of them, check out his book, “Microsoft…

Quick Access Toolbar for Easy Navigation in Microsoft Project

I recently delivered a webcast to MPUG members in which I referenced my Quick Access Toolbar sample. I find it extremely helpful for better navigation and resource management with Microsoft Project 2010. My Quick Access Toolbar will allow you to start your own standard toolbar, which you can share with your entire organization. Just send…

Webinar NY: Harnessing the Power of New Features of MS 2010

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.   Event Description: Dale Howard, noted author, speaker, and Microsoft Project MVP, will present Harnessing the Power…

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