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  1. Can the WBS numbering be more versatile ie often for project management workpackages we use WP0.

    Can the WBS numbering be more versatile ie often for project management work packages we use WP0 and then WP1, WP2 etc

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  2. BY RESPONDING TO IDEAS AND BUG NOTIFICATIONS

    BY RESPONDING TO IDEAS AND BUG NOTIFICATIONS

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  3. NOT BEING ABLE TO USE CHARACTERS SUCH AS, : “ > ? /-() IS A REAL NUISANCE AND A BUG

    NOT BEING ABLE TO USE CHARACTERS SUCH AS, : “ > ? /-() IS A REAL NUISANCE AND A BUG IT IS A COMMON TECHNIQUE IF QUERYING SOMETHING IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT TO MARK UP WITH ? QUESTION MARK OR PUT (BRACKETS AROUND) OR AN EXCLAMATION MARK!
    What is stupid is that they can be entered, even hundred nay thousands of times yet it is not until a filter is applied that an error message shows up! NOT when entering the illegal characters. THIS WAS NOT A PROBLEM WITH the old standalone

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  4. Add funcionality to allow for custom reports or dashboard views to be sent VIA email out to team members / groups.

    I would like to create custom reports, specifically tasks required by day that are assigned to specific resources. Then have the ability to create email notification groups. Set up automatic notifications by predetermined recurring date structure. And have project push these notifications / reports out through Outlook to the different team members.

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  5. Provide ability to automatically level all projects by delaying tasks simultaneously in an Enterprise environment. No manual intervention.

    MS-Project Online should be able to level all projects automatically in Desktop Professional by delaying tasks taking care of all resource over-allocations. When we press Level All all tasks regardless of the task type should be delayed such that there is no resource over-allocation in any project (if splitting is allowed by PM then you may split the tasks). This will give project managers ability to forecast/commit worst case dates for project upfront.
    In a Enterprise manaufacturing set up where there are 20+ projects each having 500 to 1000 tasks,being executed simultaneously it is not possible for a PM to…

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  6. Have a separate window to establish a WBS structure and this way WBS cannot be editied in the Task window

    Have two different windows for WBS and Tasks, this way the WBS is defined and cannot be edited in the task window. Another pro would be that tasks and WBS are completely separate. It would be similar to Primavera P6.

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  7. Add calendar week numbers to timeline/timescale

    I can't display the calendar week numbers in my project timeline. From week 1 to week 52 each year.

    Only "project week numbers" with prefix "W" are available, starting on the week where the project starts. The prefix "W" is not a mandatory need for displaying calendar week numbers.
    It could instead be e.g. "CW" for calendar week. CW01, CW02, CW03....CW49, CW50, CW51, CW52, CW01, etc...

    Eg. this week (from monday 18'th of april) has calendar week number 11. CW11.

    17 votes
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  8. It should be easier to change the date format. I need to see Days for planning but Date format for extracting. Table/View format, Ribbon?

    It should be easier to change the date format. I need to see Days for planning but Date format for copying data to other sources. Table/View format choice or as a drop down on the ribbon? It is time consuming to have to go out to File -> Options -> General -> Date format each time. It happens often and would be very useful to have it more readily available. Preferably as part of a custom view.

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  9. Delay - Split Task?

    I would like to show a delay in a task under split task.
    But I do not have the option to add a specific date.
    example:
    task 1: 06/01/2020 - 17/01/2020 10 days
    delay of 3 days (08/01/2020 - 10/01/2020)
    end date to move to 22/01/2020
    I need to move the split task date on the gnatt chart to the date but unless I have my lower timescale on days I am not able to do so.
    Is there not a function where I could manually edit the split task date from 08/01/2020 - 10/01/2020?
    I think this could make…

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  10. Please add persian calendar

    لطفاً تقویم هجری شمسی (خورشیدی) را به مایکروسافت پروجکت اضافه کنید. خیلی مهم است.
    Please add persian(Solar/shamsi/Jalali) calendar to ms project.

    4 votes
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  11. Replace or Swap Tasks

    Add functionality to replace a task with another such that the dependencies are replaced as well. The replacing task would have the option to keep or delete it's dependencies. The replaced task would have the option to inherit the replacing tasks dependencies or loose all dependencies. Upon replacement the replacing task is moved in the task list to the new position. After using the replace operation, the replaced task is moved to the end of the task list. Resources follow the task they are assigned to only task dependencies are impacted by this operation. Works for summary tasks as well.

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  12. The UX for PERT analysis is poor. Replace network diagram functionality with something similar to flyinglogic.com.

    The UX for PERT analysis is poor. Replace network diagram functionality with something similar to flyinglogic.com.

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  13. Enable Jira reproting

    I need to be able to show C-suite executives the progress of epics and gnatt charts for Jira agile projects in Microsoft Project and PWA to use with Power BI. The sharepoint connection to Jira is of no help at all to a big enterprise.

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  14. Provide an option button that will prevent MS Project from automatically recalculating task duration

    Please provide an option button that allows the end user to clearly and unambiguously prevent MS Project from automatically recalculating schedule tasks when it detects apparent conflicts with resource assignments and/or a resource calendar. This is normally accompanied by a notification pop-up that states "The resource is assigned outside the original dates for task [ID] [Description] ... The duration of this fixed duration task will change to accommodate the resource assignment." (Sometimes, though, this notice does not appear, which is even more troubling.)

    We believe that this is a bug that is causing false-positives to occur, primarily because the error…

    3 votes
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  15. to view all resources loading on the same day

    To view all resources work load on the same day. This to help to assign new task to the available resource.

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  16. Percentage Progress & Count based Progress Reports generation

    In practice, Project progress will be reported to stakeholders in terms of percentage progress planned vs percentage progress achieved with flexible weightage assignment to each task.

    To meet above requirement, Project schedule from MS Project is exported to MS Excel and percentage progress calculations are to be done in MS Excel.

    Similarly, key performance indicators like number of Engineering deliverables completed, number of Purchase orders placed, etc will be measured and tracked in terms of count. Again, it needs to maintain a MS Excel worksheet to get this detail.

    Actually, maintaining project schedule in MS Project and exporting the schedule…

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  18. Change Working Time pop up is incorrect

    The words beneath "for Calendar" ':-
    Calendar "Calendar for Rev ....." is a base calendar. This should read Calendar for Rev 14 update is a base calendar

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  19. feedback does not capture pop up when that is what the feedback is about

    On trying to select the feedback button with a pop up open, MSP does not capture pop up when that is what the feedback is about. Have attached the screenshot of the issue. The beneath "for Calendar" ':-
    Calendar "Calendar for Rev ....." is a base calendar. This should read Rev 14 update

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  20. Want to hide the resource units and project cost totals options from external users

    We have to ask external users to create projects, but we don’t want to disclose our cost details. So, it would be great if we can hide the resource units and project cost totals options from external users. Currently, if we assigned Project Plan 3 license of our tenant to external users, they can view resource units from their Project client when adding a new view.

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