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  1. Grouping Question

    Hi All,

    I have almost 50 projects and trying to group them as per finish dates (MONTHLY INTERVALS) and I can't get the right formula to get this working. I know I already can group the projects based on finish dates, but I need to have monthly groups. Can anyone please help?

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      0 comments  ·  Custom Fields and Lookup Tables  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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        0 comments  ·  Views Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Azure Data Factory Template for Project Data Mart

        With the new Azure Data Factory the need to use SSIS (which requires a VM or on-prem server) or a third-party tool for loading data into a data mart becomes unneccessary by using capabilities already available in the cloud. It would be great if a template could be provided that takes care of the initial load and the delta updates. It should just replicate all feeds as tables in an Azure SQL DB.

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          0 comments  ·  Business Intelligence and Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Graphical WBS

          Project lacks the ability to create a graphical WBS, which is the way a WBS should be created. On 2010 version there was a connector between Visio and Project with the ability to the WBS on Visio. It simply doesn't exist anymore.Why?

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          • Import holidays to Project Calendar

            It should be possible to import national holidays into Project calendar, the same way we do it on Outlook.

            4 votes
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            • Bug: Team Assignment Pool Work not shown under Resource Pool > Capacity Planning

              We have resources that are Team Assignment Pool resources with a certain capacity.
              The capacity is not set to 0 but to the maximum size to give Project Managers a rough estimate with the Red Overallocated Guy.
              Our project managers schedule their projects and assign tasks.
              Some tasks are assigned to specific users, some tasks are assigned to the team assignment pools.

              Going to Resource Pool > Capacity Planning, neither work/assignments nor capacity of the team assignment pool resource is displayed. In fact, the whole team assignment pool resource is not displayed.

              The bug: The whole team assignment pool resource…

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                1 comment  ·  Resource Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Improve visual for saving process

                When saving updates on a project, the field that shows if it's still processing or if the saving process is completed is only showing at the top of the page and doesn't move with when you are at the bottom of the page, very frustrating.

                3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide updates from the schedule view that will show up in a aggregate summary in Project Server from all tasks

                  It'd be great to be able to do a time-stamped quick update from the schedule view that will aggregate in Project Server or in Project where I can pull a report of updates since the last report. This would be great for me to review the status of the project overall. Currently, it's laborious to update the notes and it's not even possible for me to do quick updates, when I do verbal check-ins with my resources.

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                    0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Integrate a discussion feature that can be related to each task/deliverable

                    It'd be great to be able to have a discussion about each task and/or turn a discussion into a task/deliverable. This way the task can be discussed in detail, it will be more collaborative, and the details discussed can be retained without having to rehash the information all over again.

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                      0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Enable the project Owner and Administrators (those with higher controls) to update project tasks from the PWA

                      It would be great if there was a see all project tasks view in the PWA, if you're a project owner/adminstrator, and update the projects with the percentage and with notes, like the assignee can. This would be great for maintaining updates, especially if in a time-sensitive and more collaborative environment.

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                        0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Admin Operations and Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Create link families

                          Some links are irrevocable
                          Some are strategic

                          It would be nice to be able to hide the irrevocables and to be able to easily identify and modify the strategic links.

                          Example: it is impossible to install false ceilings and / or false floors without having made the support beforehand. (Irrevocable)
                          It is impossible to install the false ceiling at the same time as the false floor but they can be done in iver way... there is a strategic link to make...

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                          • The period displayed when the screen first appears should be based on current date. For example, this is Dec. 16, yet a period for August s

                            The time period shown on the screen should be based on current date. For example, this is Dec. 16, yet a period for August shows on the screen. I have submitted a timesheet for August several times, only to have to back it out. Instead, I have to search for current period each time for data entry. Also, I send my timesheet to same person every week, yet I have to search for the name because the default name is first on the list. Again, I have had to back out.

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                              0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • User Office 365 Groups with Project Sites

                              Make it possible to point Office 365 Groups to an existing project site so we can use the power of Groups for project e-mail communication while keeping the documents on the project site i.e. not creating a another document library that could split document location.

                              5 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Admin Operations and Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Date format options: add option the international standard format YYYY-MM-DD

                                Please add the option of the international standard date format ISO8601

                                YYYY-MM-DD

                                2 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • BUG: OData Assignment Timephase Data Modified Date

                                  Currently in OData's AssignmentTimephaseData has AssignmentModifiedDate which is identical with the Project's ModifiedDate in OData.

                                  Even if you dont change the Assignments everytime you publish the project, AssignmentModified Date becomes the Project Modified Date . This is wrong, it should not modify the assignment's modified date for which i have made no changes in Project (Basically, OData does not have Delta)

                                  I feel, What Project Online doing is Blindly Delete the Assignments from the OData Feed and Inserting them again.

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Bug: New Flag for Newly Added Tasks in My Task

                                    Earlier in Project Server, there used to be a functionality to show if the Task in Project has been added new or not. there used to be a flag in the database from where we used to find the Delta on which Team member has not yet worked.

                                    Currently, In Project Online no such flag is available.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Office 365 ribbon : change Project link redirection behavior

                                      Scenario for a multinational company with several business entities with only 1 Office 365 tenant.

                                      Scenario : 2 PWA instances for 2 business entities
                                      - Instance "I1" (Default PWA instance on the tenant) with Admin "A1"
                                      - Instance "I2" (additional PWA instance created following article https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Set-up-another-Project-Online-site-d44b5a70-3df3-417e-bad8-3021e3a4c896) with Admin "A2"
                                      - Users from I1 have no access to I2 (and vice-versa).

                                      When connected on any PWA instance (I1 or I2), end-users have a Project link in the Office 365 ribbon. The Project link is always pointing to the DEFAULT PWA instance home page (in our scenario : I1 home page).

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                                        1 comment  ·  UI and Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow the timescale to be modified for Timeline as it can be for GANTT Chart

                                        Add the ability to select which 'Unit' to be utilized for the timescale in the Timeline, similar to what's currently available for the GANTT Chart.

                                        The GANTT Chart currently has the following selections: Years, Half Years, Quarters, Months, Thirds of Months, Weeks, Days, Hours and Minutes.

                                        I would expect the setting to be applied to the entire Timeline view, regardless of the number of Timeline bars that may be included. (one setting that would apply to all timeline bars).

                                        6 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow multiple colors to differentiate nonworking days. Color 1 for weekends; color 2 for Holidays; color 3 for Inclement Weather; etc.

                                          As a Construction Company, differentiating between various nonworking days with different colors would be a huge advantage over seeing all nonworking days as one color. We need a color for normal nonworking weekends; another color for weekends that must be changed to normal work days; another color for company holidays; another color for Owner specific holidays; another color to indicate the historical inclement weather days for each geographic location of the project; another color for Excessive Inclement Weather Days --- this will help with Time Extension Requests ---

                                          Being able to select different colors for nonworking days just as we…

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