Hard and Soft Dependencies

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Most problems (or opportunities of course) arise from customer queries; really, if it wasn’t for you guys keeping me on my toes I would just spend everyday cycling….  Some days I combine Project and Project Server with cycling….

Anyway, I digress; one of my customers wanted a . . . → Read More: Hard and Soft Dependencies

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Exporting tasks from Project into your Outlook calendar

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This is something that in the past I have done manually, but due to a discussion on a Web2.0 application somewhere I had the idea that it would be possible to semi automate this.

<Update 8th October 2014 – this is now available as a fully fledged and supported add-in to Project – see . . . → Read More: Exporting tasks from Project into your Outlook calendar

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How to automatically change the colour of a task name

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This requirement came from a customer more as a general query rather than a full demand, but I thought it should be an interesting enough problem to invest some time in.

Changing the font, colour, or any of the other options available under Format | Text Styles can only be done automatically for . . . → Read More: How to automatically change the colour of a task name

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Automatically setting the task Publish field to No

G&T (Gordons) with a slice and ice….

If you’re using assignments for team members, you’ll have noticed that completed assignments still appear on the My Tasks page, even when the resource has updated the task and the task is 100% complete.  This causes confusion for resources, and consternation for clients in general.  Completed assignments disappear . . . → Read More: Automatically setting the task Publish field to No

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