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  1. Enable spelling and grammar check on PDPs

    Enable spelling and grammar check on PDPs, in particular for custom fields with multiple lines of text. Today you can select the spelling language in the Format Text ribbon, but it does not flag any typos. Having a spelling and grammar check on custom fields with a single line of text would be useful as well. Today the only option seems to be downloading and installing browser freeware.

    10 votes
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  2. Add a filter for predecessors and successors of a selected task

    The current #TaskPath feature will highlight predecessors and successors of a selected task, but when you have several hundred tasks and the successors are many lines below, it is difficult to follow the full task path. I would like to be able to #filter the predecessors and successors (and driving predecessors and driven successors) to get a quick look at all the dependent tasks.

    10 votes
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  3. Enable conditional formatting in Reports

    It is possible to assign graphical indicators in the Gantt chart view, however those do not carry over to reports, such as the Milestone report. Only text will be displayed in the report, where a visual representation of the data would be extremely useful. Please enable conditional formatting to enhance reporting capability, and reduce the need for third party reporting tools.

    10 votes
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  4. Look-up options defined by the answer to another look-up field

    There are multiple options defined in two look-up tables. Instead of having all of the options available in field 2, the options are limited after the user chooses an option in field 1.

    10 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Improve performance. The queue jobs are not moving...

    Improve performance. The queue jobs are not moving...

    9 votes
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  7. Timesheet Comments

    I would like to have a chance to input comments (and/or notes) on the timesheet per day and not by task.

    9 votes
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  8. Enhance lookup table maintenane e.g.using SharePoint lists or managed metadata.

    Possibility to manage something like SharePoint lists or managed metadata to improve lookup table maintenance (e.g. Customer list from LOB).

    9 votes
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  9. Acknowledge that people leave, and allow for global replacements of status manager and timesheet approvals.

    e.g. when Suzie leaves the company, allow for a global replacement of status manager on any tasks that carry her name. OR when a Chris has an accident and never returns to work, allow any timesheets that have already been submitted to him but not approved to automatically transition to the new assigned timesheet approver.

    8 votes
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  10. Add a 'Submitted' field in oData when using Task Entry (not Timesheets)

    For some key business reasons, we do not use the Timesheet function. However, we would like the ability to know when Task Updates are submitted for weekly periods to be included in the oData so that we can report on submission (versus having to wait for approval from the Status Managers.)

    8 votes
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  11. Add a simple total to the period when entering time on Task Entry (or Timesheets)

    The Task entry shows a total hours by Task line but there is no Total for the entire Period. I don't know that Timesheets shows a period total but whether it does or not, it should also be available if a company opts to use Task Entry (versus Timesheets)

    8 votes
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  12. 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.

    8 votes
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  13. Rather than hiding toolbars every time we navigate

    Allow administrative configuration to show or hide command buttons, as dictated by organizational needs. Many buttons aren't ever needed by us. The current 'solution' of simply hiding toolbars only confuses or frustrates our users.

    8 votes
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  14. Email risk to assigned person automatically upon saving risk

    When creating a Risk you have the option to assign a risk to another person. Although you assign a risk, it does not notify the person assigned unless the risk is manually shared once saved.

    Ideally the risk should be automatically emailed to the assigned person upon saving the risk

    8 votes
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  15. Way to turn a Risk into a Issue with one button

    You logged your Risk, now its an issue, with one click it creates an issue...you fill out the rest of the details and it links back to issue, date and history with it. This proves a PM did his due dilegance early on in identifying risks as well. Every time I train customers someone always asks if they can do it, I have to say sorry no easy button.

    8 votes
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  16. 7 votes
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  17. Timescale Displaying "FY" in label for years

    It would be very helpful In the timescale set up options when you select "Use fiscal year" that "FY" is added to the date display. So that the 2016, 2017, 2018 is shown as FY2016, FY2017, FY2018 or FY16, FY17, FY18 in the label. So that the viewer or reader visually knows the schedule calculated by FY, vice CY years. Many government programs must use fiscal year so "first quarter" is Oct - Dec.

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    7 votes
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  18. Ability to use Enterprise flags and number fields to drive bar styles

    Provide ability to use Enterprise flags and number fields to drive bar styles. Currently, we as a team have to set aside local flag fields to drive bar styles via certain flags. An ability to use Enterprise flags to drive a bar style would free-up local flags for internal user purposes. Also, instead of flags it would sometimes even be more convenient to drive bar styles via a numbers field, and preferably an Enterprise numbers field. For example, we may state that we want one bar style for a value of 1, another bar style for a value of 2,…

    7 votes
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  19. Default report of time booked on administrative tasks

    Our resources book time on various administrative tasks. Tasks that aren't planned but they have to spend time on anyway because of operations. We want to create statistics on how much time they generally spend on each post to determine where we're bleeding too much development time to operational work.

    Currently there is no way I'm aware off (except for custom reports) to get percentages of time that one person or everyone books on the administrative tasks. We'd have to look back at all approved timesheets individually to create this insight, which is laborious.

    Please add a report about time…

    7 votes
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  20. Add a button in the ribbon or on the grid which allows a user to quickly recreate the timesheet

    Add a button in the ribbon or on the grid which automates recalling, deleting, and recreating a timesheet.

    7 votes
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