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Starting I believe on Tuesday, I have had a couple workstations report that they were no longer able to open .MPP files from sharepoint libraries synced to onedrive for business. It would throw and error stating that either the file was from an old incomp

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For Project 2016, the September 6, 2016-Update is also fixing an issue sounding very similar to the description below. Link: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3118266

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Can you share the exact Project and Office version you now see Kylan - and I can take a look and see if I repro.  Are you on First Release for Deferred Channel, July 12,

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I just noticed the following behaviour which (from my perspective) should be different:

  • I added a task in a project and assigned a resource to it, published the project plan
  • This task now shows up in the resource's task sheet, it shows up in resource
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Grüzi Adrian,

Looks like a bug to me, too. Did you file a O365 ticket?

Cheers,

Trutz

I frequently get asked for training on Project, but I find it's difficult to help users really understand Project. Not just what it does, but how to set up their projects the right way. I'm wondering what you find are the must know ideas to get the most o

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I'd say to make the default to auto-schedule tasks instead of manual scheduling, that's a key idea.

I frequently get asked for training on Project, but I find it's difficult to help users really understand Project. Not just what it does, but how to set up their projects the right way. I'm wondering what you find are the must know ideas to get the most o

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A new feature is "in deployment": Configure rollup of timephased reporting data in Project Online

It will allow you to set the granularity of the data delivered by the timephased OData endpoints, thus giving the ability to reduce the amount of data that is

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When I was at the Project and Planner booths at Ignite, one of the reps staffing the Project booth said that we'd soon be able to include Planner plans in Project Online (so we can see resource assignments across everything), and he had an example that he... Read More
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Has there been any update to this? I was going to try to integrate via Flow, but something is already done, I'd love to use it!

This would be great!!!!!!!

Currently deploying EPS 2016 / SharePoint in new domain.  At the same time migrating users from old to new domain.  For migrated users unable to access Project.  For users created in new domain, no problems.

 

I am 99.9% certain that this has nothing to do

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I'm a little confused about the deployment of the bits for subscription licenses.
Is 'ProjectProRetail' the correct productID to use, if I need to deploy 'Project Online Desktop Client' ?

We have an O365 E3 plan, which give us O365 ProPlus bits, that I depl

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Yes, they renamed "Project Pro for Office 365" to "Project Online Desktop Client" recently. You would still use the ProjectProRetail option in your configuration.xml file

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If you are using the O365 Project 2016 C2R client, you have received a new feature to link tasks using a drop-down in the predecessor/successor column. This is especially helpful in larger schedules in which you don't want to scroll up and down just to fi

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This has been fun. We are using Office 2016 CTR 32 bit version.

 

When I go to install Project 2016 32 Bit I get the message saying:

You can't install the 32-bit version of Office becasuse we found the folloiwng 64 bit programs on your PC: 

   Office 16 Click

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On April 3, 2017 Microsoft announced a huge increase in the number of projects you can support through Project Online, a Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) solution.

 

Read more on Office Blogs

 

 

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Hi so far i cannot find guidance around how to use project web app for multiple teams, each wanting/needing to manage their own projects.

 

Would one normally go to Shapoint Admin and setup a new site collection with pwa for each team, or can it be done wit

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Hi Andrew,

You can also have all teams in a single instance.

Using the Project Server permission mode you can then design your security model in a way, that each team only

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I have a MS Project task to which I want to assign both dayshift and nightshift resources.

 

The project has a 24hr calender, the dayshift resource have a 6a-6p calendar, and nights use a 6p-6a calendar.  The resources are not equally staffed as there are 6

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Not sure how you have the resource assigned. Do you have  the max units set correctly for each group of resources?  Are 600% of the day shift and 200% of the night shift

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Hi Dave,

There is an Add-In which allows you to plan your schedule your Dynamics 365 PSA projects using the Project Professional client. Apart from that there is no built-

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Since last week we discovered that on all document libraries in the modern view, within our PWA site collection of SharePoint Online, the synchronization button is gone.

 

We created a Microsoft Support ticket and they simply responded that the disabled it,

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Hi Randy,

While I'm surprised of the reply to your service ticket, this is a bug that can also be found in your O365 Admin center, see attachment.

Sync-Button.png

 

 

 

Details:

Title: "Sync"

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Hello,

I'd like to get some feedback regarding migrating Project Web Apps (PWA) from your local environments to a hosted solution and therefore a content database migration is no longer an option. In addition some departments will be migrating from Project

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Daniel Christian wrote:

 

So here are the questions-

  1. What's the best or recommended path for the Project Server 2010 users to migrate? Should they 1st have a local copy of t
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We have a Project Manager (with appropriate license) who is attempting to connect Project Professional 2016 to Project Online through a VPN connection.  All of the other Project Managers have had no issue, but this user is getting the error "We are unable

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I have two users with the same issue, but on OneNote. Any luck?

Is filtering resource custom fields by using the Department functionality supported in Project Online? 

 

The goal is to only have to fill the resource fields that are relevant for the selected department, where the resource is part of.

 

I linked the resourc

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Does anybody have any suggestions for geographically dispersed users accessing Project Online?  We have some things that we are trying, but wanted to see if anybody in the community had any tips or tricks in improving performance/latency in this type of e

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Normally the O365 infrastructure is already aimed at providing the best access via the routing behind the public IPs.
All guides that apply to O365 SharePoint Online in ge

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There is a new update of the CSOM API for SharePoint and Project Online available:

https://dev.office.com/blogs/new-sharepoint-csom-version-released-for-Office-365-january-2017

 

There is now support for cost rate tables more or less similar to the PSI funct

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Hello everyone We recently turned off the ability for resources to record time at "top level". Now we are seeing actual time in timesheets being adjusted. My research is showing that a PM deleted a task and I think that caused the issue. I am wondering if... Read More
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@Brian Smith, Microsoft Senior Escalation Engineer, provided an upate to Project Project and Project Server in a blog post earlier this month. 

 

Read more on the Microsoft Project Support Blog

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Can somebody point me to the proper way to enable refresh of Excel Services reports (using Odata feeds) in Project Online?  I need to be able to refresh the basic reports that came with the installation as well as custom ones that we develop through Power

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Hi Adele,

 

You can refer to this Microsoft Help article:

Granting reporting access in Project Online: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Grant-reporting-access-in-Project-Online-4F125CF5-A752-4CE6-B9E9-5A2EB6ACE9E2

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I am running into the following error (screen shot below) when attempting to edit the "Standard" enterprise calendar or creating a new one.  I am able to open projects through Project Center by highlighting / Open / In Microsoft Project for Editing, so I

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Hi Michael,

 

If you try it when Project is already open, do you get the same result ?  Are you using Project Professional Online rather than an older installed msi version

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Working in Project Online,  I have a customer who wants to use Resource Teams, but tasks assigned to Team Resource Pool Resource do not appear to show in the Capacity Planning graphs, though they do show in the Resource Assignments.  Is this an expected b

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Hi Sara,

Did you check if the team resource was set as "Proposed" in your Project Team?

If yes, there is an option in the Capacity Planning graphs, that also adds proposed

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