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  1. Restore Checkboxes to Predecessors / Successors

    For a brief time, I had a magical version of Project (2016, 16.0.11328.20144) that included checkbox functionality when clicking in the Predecessor / Successor columns. It was incredibly helpful to be able to simply select the tasks from a list, rather than having to remember the IDs or write them down. PLEASE restore this! I had to upgrade to MPP and am missing this feature like crazy.

    1 vote
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  2. Please allow a user to open multiple project files in separate windows

    Please allow a user to open multiple project files in separate windows. Microsoft's primary product is Windows (with an 'S') - the very defining feature of the operating system is that you can open multiple (plural) windows at the same time.

    Quite frankly, it is ridiculous that this functionality does not exist, and even more ridiculous that Microsoft's feedback for this often-requested feature is "this is not possible, try printing to PDF". The lack of this feature seriously handicaps an otherwise very powerful piece of software.

    6 votes
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  3. Allow linking of sub projects to master projects across share point sites.

    Allow linking of sub projects to a master project on SharePoint sites. This would allow task list on a custom front end ans set of security rules all while being able to aggregate information to a front end. Very powerful!!!

    1 vote
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  4. Improve Bar Styles Formatting

    Improve the bar formatting.


    1. Allow bar formatting settings to be exported to other project files.

    2. Allow a simpler system where codes are not required, but an interface allows simpler options to those of us who are not code-savy.

    3. Allow bar styles to be easily copied and modified.

    2 votes
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  5. When a comparison report fields are text not numeric

    When a comparison report is generated, fields which are numeric the original programme are converted into text fields in the comparison report. The end result is that if an attempt is made to filter on the durations field for instance, no numerical filtering can occur on need text filtering. This is a major nuisance

    1 vote
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  6. Msoft respond to feedback/ideas what is the point otherwise

    Msoft respond to feedback/ideas what is the point otherwise at least within ONE YEAR

    1 vote
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  7. typed insert picture into "tell me what you want to do" got error

    typed insert picture into "tell me what you want to do" got error on "tell me more" if go ot general , get general response not specific to project. and still no resolution. This is a waste of my time. Please respond
    License ID: EWW1cb55c39-cd73-4f83-a728-18cbaf216f98f0b62365270bf6b65a

    1 vote
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  8. The format task path function could be aligned with a filter

    The format task path function could be aligned with a filter, so that only the predecessors or successors can be seen. This is available in other competitors such as Asta power project. Or at least allow these to be flagged manually

    1 vote
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  9. 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…

    585 votes
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  10. slippage

    have column for this as well

    1 vote
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  11. timescale 2nd tile and 3rd tile missing horizontal line? can we add ourself?

    timescale 2nd tile and 3rd tile missing horizontal line? can we add ourself?

    2 votes
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  12. Export pdf in a consistent way

    I want to be able to create snapshots of a tracking gantt view in a consistent way and export them to pdf.

    At the very least an options menu in the PDF export would be nice.

    4 votes
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  13. Details customizable

    on the details pull up, it would be extremely helpful to be able to customize what fields you need to see. for example on the pred and suc details view, being able to see the name of the pred as well as their start and finish dates would be hugely helpful to see what is pushing a current task. I'd also recommend being able to view the entire length and not just a small quarter of the bar.

    1 vote
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  14. Improve handling and reporting of resource overallocation on completed tasks

    We have noticed that MS Project continues to identify resource overallocation even for tasks that are 100% complete, some of which have been complete for several months. Is this a bug, is there an underlying purpose for this? The only reason this information might be useful is perhaps for developing year-on-year resource capacity and demand comparisons.

    Our recommendation is that when an overallocated task is marked 100% complete, change the overallocation indicator to a "greyed-out" state, which would allow the end user to recognize that an overallocation did exist when the task was open, but it no longer exists now…

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  15. Provide an intermediate overallocation threshold and status indicator

    Resource overallocation in MS Project currently has two states: (1) overallocated, and (2) not overallocated. Please provide an intermediate overallocation state, based on user-defined threshold limits, such +/- 10% of a given resource's Max. Units percentage. This intermediate state could have its own corresponding indicator: along with the famous red person symbol for overallocation, there could be an orange or yellow person to show that the resource is within range of being a genuine overallocation concern.

    This functionality would eliminate instances where a resource is flagged as overallocated when they are somehow scheduled for a tiny fraction of an hour…

    1 vote
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  16. MS Project improvement wish list

    MS Project improvement wish list
    I am a professional planner and use MS Project to set-up large projects. It would be nice to get some improvement into the MSP functionality, as follows:
    1. Allow Unique ID as default activity number (to be selected in Options).
    2. Jump to predecessor/Successor (Pred/Succ) from the details window.
    3. Display pred/Succ start & end dated in the details window. In addition.
    4. Mark the leading predecessor.
    5. After implementation of items 4&5 the Inspector may be eliminated.
    6. Until than, the Inspector needs automatic refresh to the Pred/Succ. Urgent!
    7. Why are new activities…

    2 votes
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  17. Split in progress tasks is counter-intuitive

    Split in progress tasks is counter-intuitive,see feedback by others which is also relevant
    FIX the issue

    2 votes
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  18. 9 votes
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  19. Format driven tasks in FILTER FILTER FILTER

    The format show driven predecessors or successors, is a great idea and of great assistance. However in order to trace these which may be spread out amongst thousands of activities, the only way is manually. Here is my idea be able to filter on driven predecessors or successors. This is available in most other software which does scheduling this

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  20. Prevent project client from overwriting lookup table values

    If the project client is open while an administrator adds a NEW lookup table value to a project (in pwa), the value will be overwritten when the project is opened and published. Happens in every version of project / pwa. In a large shop it is impossible to ensure that all project managers have the project client closed while you are making lookup table updates.

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