The Organizer in Microsoft Project: Overview The Organizer in Microsoft Project lets you transfer views and other defined objects between opened project files. To do this, first open the project files between which you want to transfer the custom project file objects. Then click the “File” tab in the Ribbon. Then select the “Info”
Create Cost Resources in Project: Overview You can create cost resources in Project. Cost resources are different from work and material resources. Cost resources represent costs commonly incurred to complete various tasks within a project that are not directly tied to the amount of work performed or materials used. For example, if you
Task Inspector in Project: Overview The Task Inspector in Project lets you inspect task and task assignment information. The Task Inspector appears in a pane at the left side of the application window. To use the Task Inspector in Project, select a task to inspect within the “Gantt Chart” view of the project file.
Split Tasks in Project: Overview This tutorial shows you how to split tasks in Project to account for interruptions to task work. Despite your best efforts in planning, inevitably, there are times when task work is interrupted. This may happen due to an unplanned event or even a task reprioritization. Either way, you can
Manage Reports in Microsoft Project: Overview You can manage reports in Microsoft Project using the buttons within the “Report” button group. This button group appears on the “Design” tab of the “Report Tools” contextual tab in the Ribbon. These buttons let you copy, rename, and generally manage reports in Microsoft Project. To rename
View Resource Allocation in Project: Overview You can view resource allocation in Project as you complete the work on your project file. This lets you monitor your resource allocation. You may be under-using resources that you could otherwise utilize, which is called underallocating resources. Perhaps more importantly, you may also accidentally be overallocating resources.
View Project Costs in Microsoft Project: Overview This lesson shows you how to view project costs in Microsoft Project. Monitoring project costs is a very important aspect of many projects. You can see much of the cost data you need to monitor in the “Cost” table of your project file. You can switch the
Task Types in Microsoft Project: Overview This lesson discusses how task types in Microsoft Project affect the scheduling formula used to calculate task duration. When you record actual work completed or progress made on a task in your project file, Microsoft Project will recalculate remaining task duration, by default. When calculating the work value