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Slack in Microsoft Project 2013

You may be wondering why you can have individual items with slack in your schedule but then have total slack for the whole project show zero. Is there a way to show on your schedule how many days of slack you have for the entire project? The answer is complicated. First, some basics. Slack is…

2 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Project

1. Here’s a keyboard shortcut for any version of Project: Click F4 and T on the keyboard to quickly enter today’s date into any date field in a table: 2. In all versions of Project, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-D in order to fill in fields with the data selected in a table (all versions). But…

Quick Tip: Right Click on Select All Button To Change Tables

Last month I wrote an article about my old friend, the right-mouse button. In that article, I discussed the many locations in the Microsoft Project user interface where you can right-click and use a shortcut menu to access a feature. Today I want to show you more about my favorite right-clicking trick. This is the trick I have used the most in my career…

Track Down Resource Scheduling Errors

Microsoft Project MVP Sam Huffman shows you a systematic and repeatable 5-step method to track down resource scheduling errors in Microsoft Project. 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 or a how…

Task Path

Microsoft Project MVP Sam Huffman shows you how to use Task Path to help you analyze your project schedule in a dynamic, accurate and visible way. 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…

MPUG Video Tips with Project MVP Sam Huffman

MPUG has partnered with Microsoft Project MVP Sam Huffman to provide you with quick and helpful tips for Microsoft Project. New tips are added every couple weeks, so be sure to check back often. Join MPUG to access full-length, live webinar training sessions and hundreds more on-demand. From the Expert “After 25 years of using,…

Change a Project Start Date

Microsoft Project MVP Sam Huffman shows how to change or edit the project start date in Microsoft Project. 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 or a how to? Let us know….

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