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Top Frustration #3: Printing a Gantt Chart from MS Project

Printing a Gantt chart can be a frustrating experience if you don’t take time to get used to the way printing in Microsoft Project works. In MPUG’s recent top frustration survey, one responder explain...

Timesavers 2.0

My first article on the topic of “Timesavers” was published about two months ago. I covered many of Project’s data manipulation tools and best practices for setting up easy access to different command...

Creating a Ribbon Tab in MS Project

Ever since the 2010 version, Microsoft Project has “the ribbon” – a new kind of menu that is contextual and can be changed to meet users’ needs. This article describes how you can create a ribbon that...

Newly Released Agile Capabilities in MS Project

Welcome to MPUG’s latest article on Agile capabilities in MS Project. The how-to’s and tips posted here are designed to help Project to Portfolio managers leverage tools, technologies, and best practi...

5 Things to Know about Microsoft Project Baselines

The baseline — whether it be about the schedule, the budget, or the scope — is essential in projects. Without it, you have no way to measure the performance of your work. But there may be ...

To insert a new column to the right of the selected column, click the Insert button in the group on the ribbon and then select the Insert Column to the Right command.

The Power of Right-Clicking in Microsoft Project 2013

I recently taught a Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced class to a wonderful group of students. During the class, I suddenly realized how many times I had asked my students to right-click on something in ...

The image shows a set of icons that are used to create reports in Project Online. The icons represent different types of reports, such as new reports, dashboards, resources, costs, in progress, getting started, custom, and recent. These icons provide quick access to the different types of reports that can be created in Project Online. PNG

Increase Your Productivity by Directly Implementing Your PM Process within MS Project

With the introduction of the ribbon for Office 2007 and finally Project Professional 2010, Microsoft significantly changed the way of working on projects. From a data modeling perspective, it makes se...

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Quick Trick: Attaching General Project Notes to the Project Summary Task

Perhaps you are aware that you can use the Task Notes feature in Microsoft Project to attach work details, update history, or other notes to individual tasks in a project schedule… but what if you wan...