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  1. List of Project Detail views in PWA is not correct when using Project Permissions

    A user that only sees a limited number of views in the Project Schedule PDP, will have the list of all views available as soon as you hand her/him "View Project Details" via Project Permissions. As soon as the user clicks on such a view, he will get a "Permission denied" error. So it is then up to the user to identify which are the "good" views.
    The user should only get the views that he has access to

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    • resource center view reset

      PWA remembers user applied changes to views, however it would be useful if there was an option for user to reset the view to the enterprise default.

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      • [Bug] Document presence icon in the Project Center is unreliable

        The icon that accuses the presence of documents on the project site does not appear on several websites that have published document.

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        • Make Physical % Complete editable in PWA

          Please, make Physical % Complete editable in PWA schedule views.

          As observed since Project Server 2010, throughout 2013 and Online as well, tasks built-in field Physical % Complete cannot be edited. It should be possible as it is editable in Project Professional and its purpose is to enter data manually.

          In PWA views (access via browser) clicking on this column makes selection gray (uneditable) in contrast to for example % Complete as shown in attached screenshot.

          This issue has been reported before: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/projectserver/en-US/d449410d-edec-4644-a8da-e1ccfcae0ddd

          Regards, Bullvan

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          • time line improvement ideas

            • In the time line, task names should be able to be called out (instead of the whole task)
            • In the time line, Milestones should be able to be dragged in the middle of the time line (not only top or bottom edge)
            • In the time line, Allow overlap between specific tasks (not the hole schedule)
            • In the time line, allow to cut the timeline in the middle and not only start or end. Usefull when a single tasks last long, but need to cut the middle to shorten the whole timeline duration.
            • Allow shapes changes…

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            • In Project center it is very difficult to search and identify projects from large list.

              In project center there should be options to freez rowa and column. Also there should be options to filter as per requirement for all columns. Currently filtre is not applicable for many colimns

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              • In the Project Center views the associated Sharepoint sites can be displayed.

                In the Project Center views the associated Sharepoint sites can be displayed.
                You can create views of the Project Center where you can add a field with the URL and the link to the Sharepoint site associated with the corresponding project. In this way you can create views to easily identify and filter the sites to which we want to access.

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                • Insert a custom field in multiple views

                  can we have the functionality to be able when creating or introducing a new field to insert that filed into multiple views at once instead of goin to each view and update it

                  4 votes
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                  • Sum value is not displaying on the Sharepoint list with advanced feature

                    I tried enabling display sum value for the custom list for the manual entry number type fields but the Sum values are not showing up on the list with new feature. But I can see them when changed back to the classic experience. May I know Is this a product issue? or do I need make any changes to see the Sum value with advanced feature?

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                    • Use Project level custom fields in ALL views

                      Many (but not all) views in PWA can be changed and new fields can be added. However the detail views of type "Project", "Resource assignment", "My work" and "Timesheets" don't offer any Project level Enterprise custom fields to add. Having these fields available would offer the possibility to show additional project data e.g. order number or project status to the user.

                      3 votes
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                      • Enable conditional formatting of tasks on Timeline

                        It would be great if there could be possible to define task color on Timeline according to some field value.
                        For example, we have a Task status field and Blocked tasks would display in red, Completed tasks in grey, Running/Active tasks in green, etc.

                        20 votes
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                        • Add Task Hierarchy to Resource Team Assignments View

                          We occasionally have similarly-named tasks in a project. If we assign these to a team resource, those searching for the tasks in the Resource Team Assignments view are not sure which to choose. Request that TaskHierarchy be available in this view to clear up the confusion.

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                          • More powerful PWA Views (Project Center, Resource and Detail views)

                            Configuration and UI of Project Center, Resource Center views can be made more powerful. Especially searching projects/resources should be made much simpler and easier with keyword search not custom filter. Configuration should be made similar to SharePoint views. More complex filtering and [Me] and [Today] based dynamic filtering should be allowed. Filtering, sorting should allow some calculated functions from excel or vba etc. Formatting like conditional formatting should be introduced.

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                              • 4 votes
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                                • Create a Network diagram view for the web.

                                  Create a Network Diagram view for the web.

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                                  • Since you have now added Status to the TimeLine view, can you include a bar for baseline information?

                                    Since you added the capability, not yet in full production, of putting status information on the Timeline view, can you also allow the user the ability to include Baseline information. Giving the user the ability to select bar styles in the Timeline view, like we do in the Gantt Chart, would be a great help.

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                                    • Wbs graph

                                      After entering Wbs codes for tasks a view that shows wbs tree of a project with additional ability to show task cost, summary task cost and total project cost

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                                      • network diagram

                                        Improved Network Diagram view. Improve the functionality to make the utility similar (as one example) to WBS Pro application.

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                                        • Export to PDF and Print on Sharepoint Lists

                                          Project Sites and Sharepoint Sites should be Export to PDF and Print option on their Lists.

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