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  1. 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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      20 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow display of Successors column in PWA views

      The built-in Successors column is not available to be added in PWA (browser) Project views for the Task entity. This prohibits people without the desktop client to be able to access this information and seems like a random oversight since Predecessors is available.

      3 votes
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      • allow two separate projects to be open in separate windows

        Currently, if trying to compare two project files you have to continuously flick between files - there can only be one instance of project open (even if you have multiple projects open).

        In order to COMPARE projects (without a work around of opening the file in IE) which I do on a daily basis, we need the ability to open multiple instances of MS Project in separate windows.

        5 votes
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        • Generic Resource Assignments causes a duration or work of 0

          Resources can be flagged as a generic resource and do have an max. availability of 0 %. Normally, generic resources behave like normal resources - you assign them to a task and depending on the task type the work/duration/units are calculated, even if there's are max. units of 0 %, it will calculate based on 100 %. Since a couple of months, this is not the case anymore, the client calculates based on 0% and as a consequence the duration of every task goes to 0 (=milestone). This is a huge pain. Please fix it. Thanks.

          17 votes
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          • When deleting a task, maintain the relationships

            When you delete a task, with predecessors and successors, the user should have the option to maintain those. For example, "as is" if Task A is linked to B is linked to C, and you delete B, then the relationship between between A & C is deleted and needs to be rebuilt. The "should be" is an option so that when you delete B, Project automatically creates a new relationship between A & C.

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            • Schedule Back up

              PServer on prem allows for schedule back up's what happened in ProjOnline? everyone wants a version history of schedules..

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              • Build a basic financial app

                there has to be a way to track financials in a grid view with exposing data through the odata or even sharepoint for reporting. how can a project management tool not provide ability to capture forecast, budget, actuals over time (ms project is far too hard to use for this purpose)

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                • Only display Active Projects for user timesheets

                  Only display projects that are in an Active status for resource timesheets. Project that are Inactive or Planned should not allow tasks to be added to a users timesheet and time submitted to them

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                  • Unexpected copy/paste behavior

                    There are a number of what I feel are bugs with copy and paste in SharePoint designer and its interaction with Project Web Apps. I have encountered the following three issues:
                    1. When using Ctrl-C and Ctrl-P to copy a workflow, the copied workflow appears in the list multiple times, but they are for all intents the same workflow, as I found out when I deleted one of my copies and ended up deleting all copies and the original workflow to boot.
                    2. When copying and pasting parts of a workflow, if then statements with "or" logic ends up copying…

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                    • 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…

                      113 votes
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                      • The ability to view personal Sharepoint Tasks in PWA

                        Currently, you can only view tasks for Enterprise Projects in the "Tasks" section of the PWA landing page. I think it would be a great idea to have the option for Sharepoint tasks also. This would enhance the user experience for managing tasks in multiple tasklists.

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                        • Trace Logic Functionality

                          Add a feature where you are able to click on either the predecessor or successor in the task form or relationship diagram and it jumps to the task that was selected.

                          This feature would be similar to the inspect task except that it would show both the predecessors and successors.

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                          • Simplify the creation of a hammock task

                            A hammock task can be created by copy>paste special>link. But this is clunky and I don't have faith that it is actually working. I'd like the setup to be easier. For example, you should be able to define a task as a hammock, define the resource and allocation, and define a special relationship like a start-start or finish-finish for the start and end points on the hammock task. It should be easy to recognize a task as a hammock task and see it schedule.

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                            • Project 2019 and beyond

                              Hi

                              Although this is not an idea, it would be nice to know if there are any new developments i.e project online 2019 in the horizon. The announcements blog doesn't work anymore and the net is basically lifeless with respect to any updates.

                              3 votes
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                              • Consistent entry from web app or desktop client

                                When creating a new project, the process is slightly different depending where it is created.

                                If created with the desktop client, we don't have the ability to specify the project owner.

                                If created with the web app, we don't have the ability to change the status manager.

                                We require more consistency, especially as we leverage project coordinator roles more.

                                2 votes
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                                • Include Unique ID for current and referenced tasks in Split View > Details > Task Form (particularly the Predecessors and Successors view)

                                  Include Unique ID for current and referenced tasks in Split View > Details > Task Form (particularly the Predecessors and Successors view) to increase ability of schedulers to navigate and find related tasks.

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                                  • onenote integration

                                    integrate onenote with project so that project notes and documentation can be saved in one spot as part of documentation

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                                    • timeline- Remove all project at once

                                      Remove all projects timeline button- if multiple projects are added to PWA Project center timeline and there is a need to cleanup the timeline, PWA Admin must do remove from timeline for each project. Having an option to clean up all would help.

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                                      • Does Project Server capture who last modified a project?

                                        Add a field to project and project server that reflects who last modified a project

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