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  1. Manage WBS Prefix in Project PWA

    The PWA Prefix can be set by the Project Manager in Project and this could lead to a non structured handling. Therefore include the central Management of WBS prefix to be managed by the PMO in Project PWA valid for all Projects (e.g. use Project Number as prefix or any other enterprise field).

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    • Access Requests

      It would be great if you could select the site owners group instead of the web admin group.

      We have several hundred PWA sites and want the owners to manage access themselves...

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      • More reliable Recycle Bin operation

        Currently, it is possible to delete critical components of the SharePoint site (workflows that are in active use) and they completely skip the recycle bin, making it impossible to cleanly recover from an accidental deletion of such a critical component. This is compounded by shoddy copy/paste behavior within the SharePoint Designer desktop tool, which I will address in another request.
        Please ensure that when a SharePoint resource is deleted, it goes to the recycle bin, in this case, at the very least, workflows, which can be represented as a single file, should be easily recoverable upon deletion just like any…

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        • Template is missing when trying to associate to an EPT in MS Project Server 2016

          Hello!
          After moving Project Server 2013 to Project Server 2016, I had a problem. I can not find the site template and language template (not even by default) when trying to associate to an EPT (as shown in the screenshots). Now you can not "update" the current instance of Project using the Upgrade-SPProjectWebInstance command, and it did not work for me. Mass update of connected SharePoint sites also does not help to solve this problem. How to fix this problem?

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            • Allow versions for all kinds of administrative backup, e.g. Enterprise Custom Fields

              Currently in Project Server (on premises) you can create a daily backup schedule for projects, Enterprise Resource Pool and Calendars, Enterprise Custom Fields, Enterprise Global, View Definitions as well as Category and Group Settings. But only for projects you can setup a retention policy with more than one version.

              You have to decide whether you want a manual backup or a daily backup. Both settings are suboptimal, since with manual backup you may forget to create a backup and with daily the good version may have been overwritten if you detect the issue too late.

              Please add the same amount…

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              • Allow Admins to configure the automatic publish/updates rules for all users and not only own project

                Currently, the Project Settings Admins can configure only automatic publish/updates rules for your own projects.
                For maximizing the Support for all users the Admins should configure the rules for each user when is appropriate.
                Ex. the admin chooses the user and creates/apply the rule for the user.

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                • Print Overall Schedule

                  I would like to have a custom print of the schedule portion of project or an easy way to customize a overview of the project. The current Print option in the Option tab on this Online Project program is very basic, with incorrect formatting and there is no way to change it. The print out looks like what is attached.

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                  • Preserve Hyperlinks when converting Project to PDF

                    Should be able to preserve Hyperlinks when converting Project to PDF

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                      • Accumulate the Jobs Queue Data in a SQL Table Where We Can Write Reports Against It

                        One rogue Project Schedule with a bzillion tasks and dependencies can bring your Project Server/Project Online system to a halt. If we had a SQL table full of the accumulated Jobs Queue data, we could do useful things like--create a report showing--by Project Name--the minimum, maximum, average, and last execution times--for each Job Type (Save; Publish; Publish (Reporting)) related to the Project Name. Performance problems can be vexing to diagnose and to troubleshoot. This improvement--and resulting Admin reports--would aid in troubleshooting Performance Problems and--even better--help to head-off problems that are developing without the Admin noticing.

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                        • Project Full Publish option under PWA Settings

                          Project Full Publish option under PWA Settings automating the visual basic script for Full project publish correcting any calculation corruption causing normal publish to fail.

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                          • [Bug] The Site Title can not be changed in Seattle Master Page in Project Server 2016

                            By default In Project Server 2016, the assigned Master Page for the PWA Instance is Seattle with Home word as a Site Title.

                            So I have tried to change the PWA Site Title through

                            - Site Settings > Look and Feel > Title,Description and Logo.

                            But unfortunately, The new Site Title is not changed as attached.

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                            By the way, The farm has been updated with the latest Cumulative update (Sept 2017) for SharePoint 2016 and looks like the issue still not solved!

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                            I mentioned all the detail at the below link and I also tried to introduce two workarounds…

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                            • Modern Guest access experience for Project SharePo

                              Please upgrade the guest access experience to be inline with other SharePoint Sites to allow sharing via an authentication code when the person doing the sharing is part of a Project Web App synchronised group. At the moment this still generates a link with the old sharing experience that requires the guest to create a Microsoft Account

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                              • Can we apply the protected actuals settings department wise

                                The protected actuals feature ( Server Settings-->Task settings and display-->Only allow task updates via Tasks and Timesheets.

                                This selection gets applied to all the projects for all the departments using the system. There can be a scenario where one department would like to use the timesheets and capture the actuals in project schedule accordingly. And if there is another department which does not want to use timesheets but want to enter actuals in project schedule manually for ex:by updating the % complete, then this department project owners can not be in a single PWA because the protected actuals settings will…

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                                • Add a bulk publish functionality

                                  Add a bulk publish functionality. Now every project has to be published one by one

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                                  • Would like to see an option that could flip my account between User and Admin access.

                                    Short: Would like to see an option that could flip my account between User and Admin access.

                                    Long: Due to our current SP Project 2016 environment. Our administrators are other project managers. I noticed that a lot of changes impact all users in the enterprise as my regular user account is a PWA administrator. It would be nice if you could access the cogwheel (edit page, site settings, PWA settings, etc.) in the upper right hand and have an on / off switch that would allow you to switch between an administrator or regular user. This would alleviate the need…

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                                    • Allow users to close out of Browser for Editing Prior to the publish completeing in PWA 2016

                                      All,

                                      I currently support 250 users and about 6000 schedules in Project Server 2016. We train users to go to PWA 2016 and open the schedules with MS Project (either 2013 or 2016). That doesn't always happen. Some use the "Browser for Editing". The issue is when the user publishes and closes out prior to the publishing finishing.

                                      I can check the file back in, but it will no longer open in MS Project (from either PWA or MS Project directly). When trying to open the file from PWA in MSP, we get Error ID: 9000(0.2328). When attempting to open…

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                                      • Enable centralized deployment of Add-ins via the Office 365 admin center

                                        For Excel, PowerPoint and Word, it is already possibly to deploy Add-ins using Centralized Deployment via the Office 365 admin center [1], for Outlook it is announced to follow soon. But what about Project Professional?
                                        This feature would massively reduce barriers in enterprise environments for Add-ins for Project .

                                        [1] https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/publish/centralized-deployment

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                                        • Enable Corporate Buying of licenses for Office Add-in for Project

                                          Currently it Centralized Deployment is only possibly for free Add/ins [1]. Paid Add-ins are only possible by additional purchase.
                                          Please add support for paid Apps.

                                          [1] https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Deploy-Office-add-ins-in-the-Office-365-admin-center-737e8c86-be63-44d7-bf02-492fa7cd9c3f

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