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  1. Hide your Custom Views

    The View create and edit page should have the option that allows only the view creator to see that view. Functional managers often want to create their own view or filters so only the projects their people are working on are shown.

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    • Team Planner can't handle >1000 tasks and >100 resources

      Project crashes when printing the Team Planner where there are greater than 1000 tasks and greater than 100 resources.

      Spoken to Microsoft Support team today who concluded it was a "limitation in Project" and suggested I post a suggestion on here.

      Does anyone else experience the same problem? I have attached 2 demo files, one with 70 users which works (see attached PDF printout), one with 100 users which crashes when you try to print the Team planner view.

      Thanks

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      • Calendar View Item Interaction and UI Identical to Outlook

        Calendar view item interaction in Project needs to be identical to Outlook. Rescheduling and time expansion is essential to be done via simple drag and drop.

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        • Calendar View UI and Item Interaction identical to Outlook

          Calendar View interaction in Project needs to be identical to Outlook. Rescheduling and time expansion is essential to be done via simple drag and drop.

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          • Sprint dates in "Manage Sprints" are not in-line with the dates from the plan

            The new agile features within the client are good, but the sprint dates in the user interface 'Manage Sprints" are not mapped to the dates of the tasks in the actual plan. That should not be the case.

            11 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Views Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi Julian!

              I hear you on that – I wanted to make sure you knew we had the Sprint Start and Sprint Finish dates in there. We’ve heard similar feedback before, so now that your request is more clear, we’ll listen to more feedback and see what the best route is.

              There’s a scenario of a hybrid classical method alongside the scrum ones, which is why we want to make sure we can still support that.

              Thanks for the feedback – we’ll keep listening for this one. I’ve also marked this back to “Under Review” so more users can vote and comment on this.

              ~J

            • Ability to resize the task form

              It would be very helpful to be able to resize the task form vertically when using a split screen.

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              • Add a field where the name of the predecessor task is displayed

                Hi to everyone,

                I have a fairly long project and I would like it to be easily read. The issue is that many tasks have a lot of other tasks as predecessors and MS project only displays the relevant task IDs.
                In my opinion, there should be a way to include a custom field where the names of the predecessors for each task would be displayed.

                Thank you

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                • multiline Text Edit in Quick edit

                  Having hundreds of Risk and Issues Logs, and custom made logs,
                  It can be a pain opening each individual item and adding multi-line text.
                  It would be better if it could just be pasted with the quick edit view.

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                  • View Preview option in Manage Views

                    Need a button under the "New View" and "Modify a View" screens to show a preview of the changed view, either real-time as changes are made, or after (alongside "save"). If there is one, the Admin Guide doesn't show it, or how to get to it.

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                    • Mind map view

                      I would like to see a mind map view of project's tasks in a separate view "similar to calendar view" . It would be extremely beneficial as a visual WBS for the project. There is a moment that the project manager wants to visualize the WBS of the project, however to be still linked to the gantt chart view & calendar view. I think this is a valuable feature.

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                      • Allow administrators to set default value of subproject checkbox

                        In an organization with 1000+ users, many project center viewers miss this checkbox and have to make a support call. We should be able to default the value to "on."

                        9 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Views Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Save page setup to view

                          Views are very useful however it would be great if you could set up and save the page setup and print settings for a given view. This would be useful for instance when regularly saving or printing to pdf.

                          Looking forward to other's thoughts and feedback.

                          Rob

                          3 votes
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                          • I would like to import my new "graphical indicators" and "line styles".

                            I would like to import my new "graphical indicators" and "line styles".

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                            MS Project 2016 Pro x64
                            Windows 7 x64

                            See figure 1 - https://prnt.sc/hg0rd3
                            See figure 2 - https://prnt.sc/hg0s55

                            For example, do so
                            https://prnt.sc/hg9mnv

                            2 votes
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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.

                              6 votes
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                              • 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

                                2 votes
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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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                                  • 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.

                                    2 votes
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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

                                      6 votes
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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 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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