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  1. Show Hijri Date in Project Center / PDP

    In the Middle East, we can't show the Hijri Date in Project Center (Project Server 2010/2013/2016 with Arabic Language Pack) for the following:

    1. Start Date, End Date, End Date and custom field with date type in PDP.
    2. Timeline Date.
    3. Gantt chart.
    4. Views

    If we changed the calendar regional setting in site setting, and go back to Project Center We got the below error:

    "Sorry, something went wrong
    This feature requires either a Gregorian calendar or a calendar that uses a Gregorian recurrence pattern.

    Make sure your calendar is correctly set in:
    https://mqassas.sa/_layouts/15/regionalsetng.aspx?Type=User

    Also, check with your…

    107 votes
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      16 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Deep integration with Microsoft Planner

      Imagine this: you create a task in MSProject that requires action from a task owner. You click the Link to Planner button and go through the linking process (https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/brismith/2017/08/29/microsoft-planner-linking-plans-to-a-project-task/#comment-48795). But instead of just being a link to the Planner plan, you actually see the task as a card on the plan, with Task Name, Start Date, Finish Date, and Resources all being pulled from MSProject to Planner. And you can add more tasks from MSProject to Planner, each as its own card. You then add this plan to a tab on Teams, and people can go from the…

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        1 comment  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Planner integration: Render Planner icon also in PWA and add additional status columns in web and client

        It is necessary to display the planner icon also in the web. Planner is a tool for team members, so these should be able to quickly navigate to the work management area.
        Apart from that basic information from the Planner should flow back to Project, at least on a button click by the project owner: number of items open/in progress/late/closed, latest finish, earliest start

        5 votes
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        • Provide a means to enter and track project change similar to issues and risks

          When a project has a change, for example, a scope change, schedule change or a change in approach, the project manager needs a place to document that change and typically seek approval from the project stakeholders. I would like to see a place to enter and manage changes similar to how project online offers a means to track issues and risks. Like risks and issues, the change would have a summary/title, a description of the change, a status (proposed, approved), a date stamp and preferably a way to seek approval for the change from one or more stakeholders. Being able…

          9 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Planner integration: Support multi-tenant environments

            The current planner integration feature doesn't support multi-tenant environments, i.e. it doesn't respect the PWA/O365 user currently logged in to Project client and the PWA instance. It takes only into account the Windows account. This is not helpful for people that have to work on PWAs of different customers as external service providers.

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              1 comment  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Include $ in Project Name Validation

              When creating a new Project in Project Online there is validation rules to prevent the use of special characters in the Project Name.

              An issue was found in the default Project Site URL when the Dollar Symbol ($) was used in the Project Name and this symbol should be added to the validation checking to prevent these issues in future.

              7 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Send notifications ONLY for tasks that have changed

                I'm using notifications to alert my team that they've been assigned a task. I have 400 tasks and a team of 30 people. Every time I publish, all 30 people get a notification about all of their assigned tasks, which is overwhelming them and now the notifications are useless. I'd prefer to have notifications sent only for tasks that have changed during the current session.

                26 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Show deadline indicator also in Project Online schedule views

                  The deadline indicator is not visible in the schedule views of Project Online. Only the Project client displays it. This is a drawback, as it is one of the basic features of task management.

                  4 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Protected First Baseline

                    The first Baseline a Project Manager sets should be protected in means, the Project Manager cannot overwrite this baseline without PMO approval.

                    2 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Group for Project Manager to edit projects they do not "own" in SharePoint Permission Mode

                      We want all Project Managers to be able to edit any project in our instance and we're using SharePoint permissions mode, but our Microsoft support team has noted this capability is not available now and to submit the idea. This can be done in Project Server Permissions mode.

                      The alternative work around is to give all Project Managers Admin access or Update the Project level ECFs from Project Professional->Project menu->Project Information.

                      I'm not sure why this basic permission option is not available...

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                          1 comment  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • task schedule avoid tasks

                          I would like to see a dependency option for schedule this task which cannot happen at the same time as these other tasks. This may be for a number of reasons, but for example, there is a change freeze on an environment so no tasks for that environment can be scheduled at this time, so I want to put a task representing the change freeze, and then other activity tasks need to avoid this task.
                          This the change freeze task moves then the dependent tasks could move.

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                            1 comment  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Build Team in Project Online / PWA - Add search field for resources

                            The Build Team page in Project Online / PWA needs a search field.

                            It is needed to help organisations with large resource pools to find resources (at least by name as a minimum) that they wish to add to project teams.

                            25 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • Provide a faster way to create delegates.

                                Provide a faster way to create delegates.

                                4 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Common documents for members of different projects

                                  Add the ability to download documents that are available to all groups, regardless of projects.
                                  For example, corporate rules, standards should be available to members of different groups. This is necessary so that in case of changing these documents, members of different groups always have access to the changed documents automatically.

                                  7 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add a Baseline Comment Field

                                    New project baselines are typically required due to scope, priority, or resource changes. We could track these changes more easily if each baseline included a comment field.

                                    14 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Send email to resources assigned to a selected task

                                      I often want to send a reminder to or request an update from resources assigned to a task. Would be nice to be able to select a task, click a button that says "Send Email", and have an Outlook message start up with the resource names automatically populated in the To line, the task name in the Subject line, and a link to the task in the body of the email. I could then easily type my message and send it.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Showing of inactive tasks in predecessor and successor lists during critical path analysis

                                        Items that are tagged as "inactive" should either be shown with strikethrough fonts in predecessor successor lists of active tasks, or not shown at all. Currently, it is very confusing to do critical path analysis with inactive tasks in the mix. Another option would be to have a switch setting for the file to inhibit the showing of inactive tasks in predecessor / successor lists.

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                                        • Include custom, work and duration fields in the column choices for a project site task list

                                          I'd like my team to have a task view that shows them assignments and due dates, as well as items like Actual Work and Remaining Work. The work fields are not available on the out of the box task list that is generated when publishing to a project site. It would be helpful to also include custom fields and duration fields.

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