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  1. Impersonation support for CSOM to read other user's timesheets

    In order to centrally manage timesheets I need to retrieve programmatically all timesheets. If I try to impersonate I receive CSOMDelegationNotSupported. Please provide a method to access all user's timesheets.

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      3 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow reading and editing 100% complete assignments through CSOM for other user

      When reading assignments of an enterprise resource through Project Online CSOM, assignments which are 100 % completed are not returned.

      Code example:
      =====================================================
      //1. Creating Project Context, using credentials of a service account
      //with Admin rights on PWA
      ProjectContext context = new ProjectContext(...);

      //2. Getting resource for reading assignments
      EnterpriseResource resource = context.EnterpriseResources.Where(...).FirstOrDefault();

      //3. Load Resource Assignments
      context.Load(resources.Assignments);
      context.ExecuteQuery();
      StatusAssignmentCollection assignments = resource.Assignments;
      =====================================================

      The returned StatusAssignmentCollection of Step 3 doesn't contain assignments with 100% work completed but all other assignments of the resource.

      Because of that, editing a 100% complete assignment (e.g. changing/adding work values) is not possible.

      At…

      53 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow Resource Table to be shared between instances of Project Online

        Allow the Resource Table to be shared between Instance of Project Online so that it can be maintained in on instance and shared with all the others.

        5 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Resource Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Improve performance of reading timephased data through CSOM GetTimePhase function

          If I want to read timephased assignment data (e.g. actual or scheduled work) for each day of an assignment via CSOM Statusing, it's necessary to do a CSOM call for each day the assignment takes.

          Code example:
          =====================================================
          //1. Creating Project Context, using credentials of a service account
          //with Admin rights on PWA
          ProjectContext context = new ProjectContext(...);

          //2. Getting resource for reading assignments
          EnterpriseResource resource = context.EnterpriseResources.Where(...).FirstOrDefault();

          //3. Load Resource Assignments
          context.Load(resources.Assignments);
          context.ExecuteQuery();

          //4. Get Time Phase for specific date
          var timePhase = resource.Assignments.GetTimePhase(myDate, maDate);
          context.Load(timePhase);
          context.Load(timePhase.Assignments);
          context.ExecuteQuery();
          =====================================================

          To get the timephased values for each day of the…

          39 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Improve CSOM or bring back PSI

            CSOM doesn't support many useful features that PSI used to (See individual user voice requests on this very same forum)

            If you can't make CSOM on part with PSI, then please bring back PSI. Its hard to explain to customer that they'll loose functionality after upgrade

            30 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create a better PDP page

              The PDP page needs a facelift its so dated and awful you cant compare to the new powerapp form or even modern sharepoint form . Create the ability for the PDP to include a form based design that can cater for a better layout

              11 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Release API to read and write data of Project Impacts for Business Drivers in Project Online

                We need read and write data for Business Drivers project impacts in Project Online.

                As far as we know, that information was available in the IProject PSI service (WebSvcProject Project.ReadProjectImpacts and Project.QueueUpdateProjectImpacts), which is now unavailable in Project 2016 and Project Online.

                In MSDN documentation, it still says CSOM doesn't have that resource and that Driver information should be found on WebSvcDriver.Driver's PSI methods. But we could not find what we needed in there. We could actually read the Business Drivers (from OData and PSI) but not the Project Impacts associated to them.

                9 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Deep integration with Microsoft Planner

                  Imagine this: you create a task in MSProject that requires action from a task owner. You click the Link to Planner button and go through the linking process (https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/brismith/2017/08/29/microsoft-planner-linking-plans-to-a-project-task/#comment-48795). But instead of just being a link to the Planner plan, you actually see the task as a card on the plan, with Task Name, Start Date, Finish Date, and Resources all being pulled from MSProject to Planner. And you can add more tasks from MSProject to Planner, each as its own card. You then add this plan to a tab on Teams, and people can go from the…

                  160 votes
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                    27 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi everyone!

                    We’re still looking at how to build a deeper integration with Planner, a few small steps at a time. We’ve started some initial work, but always looking to hear more feedback!

                    Per our previous comment, we aren’t focusing on a 1:1 planner task:project task scenario (similar to a “sync”), rather improving the 1 planner plan: 1 project task scenario.

                    Please continue leaving comments and feedback, it’s all very helpful to us.

                    ~Project

                  • Increasing Resource limit from 10K to 100K or more.

                    We have over 20 thousand resources and with the limit we are not able to add them all. This is in only one division of the company.

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Resource Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • BUG in Resource Utilization chart

                      The Resource Utilization by Project view is not working properly in MS Project Online. The graph is only showing the Capacity line but not the but not the bars for the Projects' Assigned work.

                      5 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Resource Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • allow two separate projects to be open in separate windows

                        Currently, if trying to compare two project files you have to continuously flick between files - there can only be one instance of project open (even if you have multiple projects open).

                        In order to COMPARE projects (without a work around of opening the file in IE) which I do on a daily basis, we need the ability to open multiple instances of MS Project in separate windows.

                        10 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • BUG - Notebook naming with Project Site Templates

                          This is happening with Project Online but I recall it happening with Project Server as well. Whenever you create a Project Site template and associate it with an EPT, the notebook naming convention does NOT change. It maintains the original name. THis is confusing and it means that we can't name the template anything particularly unique because every Project Manager freaks out that the notebook is wrong. And, the question is as to whether or not the notes are all sitting on the one single file or if they are sitting in the actual project. Also, this happens REGARDLESS if…

                          19 votes
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                          • Add support in CSOM to restart workflow and change EPT

                            We want to programmatically change the Enterprise Project Type in Project Server 2016/Project Online as it was possible in Project Server 2013 with SubmitStage. Please add support in CSOM for this operation as it was available in PSI.

                            26 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow Custom Fields to have a size limiter

                              I would like to have a limit on the number of characters for a custom field. For example, I have a custom field, it is a number field but I want only 5 characters in length - the individual can enter up to five numbers but no more. This will ensure that the field matches what I need it to for reporting and for data validation. And, while we are at it, it would be great to have the ability to limit the minimum number of characters as well. In this example, I would want the minimum and maximum to…

                              18 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Custom Fields and Lookup Tables  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow reading of "Assignment Owner" property on assignments through CSOM/REST

                                We are updating "Actual work" on tasks and for that we need to be able to programmatically read the "Assignment Owner" property on a given assignment. However - this value is not exposed - not through CSOM, PSI, ProjectData REST API nor ProjectServer REST API. The value returned is always NULL.

                                We are integrating time registrations from a 3rd party tool into the project plans/schedule. We do this to allow the Project Managers to keep working in Project Online only - and allow them to keep track on the hours spent on their projects.

                                We need this value to be…

                                3 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add negative impact on portfolio drivers

                                  Currently you can set the project impact of a driver to be none, low, moderate, strong, extreme. These are positive impact statements. Please also add similar negative impact statements.
                                  We have 5 drivers in our company. Projects that we do that greatly benefit one driver, sometimes have a small negative effect on another driver. We would like to include this effect in our portfolio analysis.

                                  10 votes
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                                    4 comments  ·  Portfolios and Programs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Is there anyway to deactivate rather then delete a row in a custom lookup table if you still need the old entry for past/closed projects?

                                    We have entries in a lookup table in project online that change yearly. Yet we still want to maintain the current information in past projects. Is there a way to deactivate a row rather then delete so we can keep the old entry in project online. Planview has this capability but project online doesn't seem to. Any suggestions would be beneficial.

                                    5 votes
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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

                                      • Add MS Project app for iOS

                                        I’m a project manager and I’d like to open my project files into the iPad / iPhone and today I do not have native solution from Microsoft. Since we have a lot of tools from MS O365 why not MS Project !?

                                        7 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow display of Successors column in PWA views

                                          The built-in Successors column is not available to be added in PWA (browser) Project views for the Task entity. This prohibits people without the desktop client to be able to access this information and seems like a random oversight since Predecessors is available.

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                                            1 comment  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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