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Session One: Getting Started with Macros

  • Recording and editing basic macros
  • Assigning a macro to the Microsoft Project ribbon
  • Creating a macro to set the baseline for all tasks in your project that have not yet been baselined
  • Creating a “hammock” task that dynamically calculates Duration based upon its Start and Finish “driving tasks”
  • Rounding Duration and Work values to the next highest whole number
  • Removing the displayed Units from a resource name next to a Gantt Chart bar
  • Creating a routine to inflate or deflate work by a specified %
  • Distributing your macros to other users
  • Using macros with standalone Project and Project Server


Ira Brown, the founder and president of Project Widgets, is a leader in the field of project management, and is a recognized Microsoft Project expert. He has over 20 years of experience helping organizations implement enterprise project management solutions. Brown is the widely published author of several Microsoft Project books and a frequent MPUG webinar presenter on the topic of automating Microsoft Project. Project Widgets offers several add-on products for Microsoft Project 2013, as well as previous versions. Contact him at (302) 439-3414.

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by William Cantarini on MPUG

Excellent Presentation.