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  1. 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.

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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.

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        0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add date-format according to ISO standard 8601 namely YYYY-MM-DD

        Add date-format according to ISO standard 8601 namely YYYY-MM-DD

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        • WIle publsihing pop up comes up asking to create project site

          Project EPT is set to do not create site in project online. Whenever a project schedule is opened up for editing in Project Pro, while publishing the changes, A pop up comes up asking to create project site when it shouldn't. It comes up every time a project is published.

          Attached screenshot. Could you please assist.

          If we select create project site is publishes the project but no site is created as expected but next time it comes up again and do not create project site option on the pop up is always disabled.

          Has anything changed recently as this…

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            0 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Show proper message when opening Project when acting as delegate

            Show a proper descriptive message when opening Project when acting as delegate.

            Right now when someone starts Project while acting as a delegate, a message pops up saying "Project was unable to establish a connection with <pwa>", which is highly confusing to new users.

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              0 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • yes/no column set default value but not work

              hi,
              I want to create a yes/no column at TASK,and set default value as YES,but it's not work,as you can see,when I select the column,default value is NO.
              Is there something wrong with my operation?Please help me to check that,thanks a lot !

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                0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Improve Usability of PDP pages

                I firmly believe with handling so many clients one thing that almost every client complains about is around the usability of PDP pages, in the current mobile world where most of us spend more time on our cell phones or tablets than computer the project online is rather or completely unusable, more than mobile even on the computer screen depending upon the resolution of the screen you can find 2 or even 3 scroll bars or more at times on the screen, no control on how to display the relevant content efficiently and effectively on a page, this poses adoption…

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                  0 comments  ·  UI and Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  • Audit Changes to Project Fields and other PWA Components

                    Need a way to enable auditing of the changes that happen on all project components (i.e. Project type Enterprise Custom Fields, Resource Plan, Strategic Impacts, Lists in Project Sites, etc.).
                    This would be applicable to saves not just publishing.
                    The date of the action and the user that performed the action should be available.
                    This should be available for reporting.

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                    • Format enterprise custom date fields to include only date or date/time

                      Allow admins to choose date or date/time format for new enterprise custom fields. Right now, all date fields are date/time, which is not intuitive for users.

                      9 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  UI and Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • You need to really put yourselves in the position of a small business owner

                        The list of choices shows the oversight of the biggest issue of all in adoption of this application. You need to literally have 10 small business people who have a need for this that have never used project or project management before who see this offered on purchased services and say, hmm, looks interesting, I think I will try it. At that point, the brain cleaning begins. You absolutely go out of your way to not provide any tangible end to end hypothetical scenario. This is what you need an end to end scenario that shows every step you need…

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                          0 comments  ·  UI and Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Import a baseline like other tools such as Primvavera and Asta

                          Import a baseline like other tools such as Primavera and Asta

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                            0 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • return previous function to enter data in fields up to 4 decimal places, currently data entered in 4 decimal places rounds to 2

                            return previous function to enter data in fields up to 4 decimal places, currently data entered in 4 decimal places rounds to 2

                            2 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Custom Fields and Lookup Tables  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve oData request

                              Make available Timephased data on a Monthly basys additionally to the time by DAY.
                              Request oData feed on a daily basys is not usable on "big" projects of some years. Be able to request on a monthly basis will decrease the amount of data to request and store.

                              21 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Business Intelligence and Reporting  ·  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 →
                                • Improve rollup of timephased reporting data in Project Online (ResourceTimephasedDataSet and EngagementsTimephasedDataSet)

                                  Implementing rollup of timephased reporting data in Project Online is wunderful, as described in
                                  https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-rollup-of-timephased-reporting-data-in-Project-Online-da8487fe-899e-4510-a264-e2ebc948928c?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

                                  To get full advantage, it would be nice to have this option also for ResourceTimephasedDataSet and EngagementsTimephasedDataSet

                                  1 vote
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                                  • Add a user-friendly Mobile application ..

                                    Add a user-friendly Mobile application to report the tasks status, including Costs they spent, duration, actual start and actual finish, timesheet ..etc

                                    8 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Create Project Site on First project save

                                      The settings for project site creation have now changed and have been moved to the EPT. There is now no option to automatically create a project site on first project creation - but rather you have to publish the project once its already created. For many this is now an additional step - as a lot of customers create projects in the project centre off a sharepoint list... these new settings currently appear to be a backward step or overhead. this request is to add the ability to include a setting "Create site on first save".

                                      2 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Admin Operations and Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Ability to turn off email notifications at the Project level.

                                        I am rolling out Project Online to an organization - we are just starting but have 2 different levels of PM capability - a few senior PMs can enter projects and have their team members get notifications and task completion, etc. - the less senior members are new to Project generally and we really don't want emails going out to their resources until they have better handle on project tasks entry, etc. --- however, we are using the Project portfolio status level irrespective of the project tasks completion to provide management a view health factors. It would be great if…

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                                        • When you click 'open in a new tab' to Project Centre and other pages NOT have to refresh the page

                                          When you click 'open in a new tab' to Project Centre and other pages NOT have to refresh the page. Though I'd call this a bug rather than having to add it to a wish list :-)

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