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  1. Project for the Web (P4W) should just be an upgrade to Planner

    Not sure why the Project team needed another app, they already have Project for Desktop, Project Pro, Project Online, Project Web App, and now Project for the Web. This should just be Planner - in fact it isn't much different than Planner, just has Grid and Timeline view which would be awesome for Planner in general! Just upgrade Planner and add the ability to sync Planner with Project for task sections. Anyone not in the Office 365 Group doing the work can have access to the Roadmap/Project plan, and then the Planner updates needed tasks in Project.

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    25 votes
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  2. Enterprise custom fields for Project for the Web Projects

    Establish custom fields to be used by certain projects for portfolio reporting. Although you are considering adding capabilities for custom fields, it appears those would be added to each project by the project manager. Are we able to establish custom fields to be applied to projects within the portfolio that we select.

    23 votes
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  3. Possibility to hide completed tasks

    In a complex Project with many tasks, subtasks and lots of different owners, we need the option to adapt the overview of tasks - e.g. by:
    - user / assigned to me
    - hide completed tasks (like in planner)

    23 votes
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  4. Group by assigned to

    Under the Board view add "Assigned to" under Group by - just like in Planner which uses the same board framework.

    22 votes
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  5. It would be really good if you can extract Project online to an excel or PDF document

    It would be really good if you can extract Project online to an excel or PDF document so that it can be shared with others who dont have the access to project online

    22 votes
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  6. Ability to view Notes column in Grid View

    Ability to view Notes column in Grid View, so you can get a quick view of where the task is sitting or is blocked

    22 votes
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  7. timeline zoom

    Zoom function for project timeline does not zoom enough out to get a good overview of a project with long duration. Should be possibel to show the whole project in one view.

    21 votes
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  8. Read only permission for new projects

    Not everyone should be able to create a new project. In our scenario every project manager should have read permission but "normal" project members should be on "read-only" instead.

    20 votes
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  9. More excel like funtionality

    Hi,

    to improve the usability it would be good to be able to:


    • Paste activity lists from excel.

    • Copy by dragging like in project online

    • Import plans from project online

    20 votes
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  10. Assign Project for Web tasks should appear in Tasks App in Teams

    Teams Tasks app (Soon to be launched) will show a list of all tasks assigned to you in either Planner or To Do. It would be pretty cool if it also showed line items from Projects for the Web.

    19 votes
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  11. Ability to comment tasks / giving feedback

    When working on projects, users like to give feedback right in a task / column. Would be nice having a column in the grid view to see comments on a task

    19 votes
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  12. Update Icon for Project

    Although it is more of a cosmetic improvement, updating the Project icon to the new modern look would go a long way to help reinforce that Project is still moving forward just like the rest of the O365 apps and not stuck in some forgotten junk pile.

    Heck, even Planner has a new icon!

    I have enclosed a sample of new Project icons for your consideration. Please vote and post which icon you prefer.

    This is simple and easy fix and shows that you care about Project that is extensively used by PM community.

    19 votes
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  13. Allow color or icon to be set for buckets

    Allow a color or icon to be set on buckets so that it is easy to recognize the type of task in the Board's Group-by-Progress view.

    The current view does show the name of the bucket which is useful but an icon or color would make recognition easier. This would help our workflow where buckets are used to distinguish between internal tasks or client-assigned tasks like reviews. A color or icon would make these easy to identity if status meetings. Another example is to distinguish training tasks from development tasks in stand-up meetings.

    17 votes
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  14. Project for the web - Threaded Comments

    Perhaps this has already been suggested, but the way Planner allows to review the comments added to a task much like a SharePoint discussion is a great feature and it would be a great improvement to the new Project for the web.

    17 votes
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  15. Time-tracking app integration with MS Project

    Wouldn't it be great if all our various team members could track-time via a mobile app that then integrated with MS Project to show actual time worked on tasks!

    We'd learn really fast lessons about our estimating accuracy that would help us improve double-quick.

    17 votes
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  16. Allow directly adding project team members without Office 365 Group (in Project for the web)

    Allow directly adding project team members without Office 365 Group (in Project for the web). Similar to the "modern workplace" in Power BI, please allow adding multiple individual users or Office 365 Groups to a project as members.

    17 votes
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  17. Provide Project Web, Plan 1 for nonprofits

    Microsoft Project Plan 1 does not seem to be available for nonprofits (at least not with nonprofit pricing). P1 does not show up as an option to purchase in our tenant. P3 and P5 do (with nonprofit pricing). P1 is perfect for nonprofits. Please bring it to nonprofits (with nonprofit pricing)!

    16 votes
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  18. Project as a tab in Teams: Do not require license for viewing

    When adding a tab in Teams for Project, many stakeholders are interested in viewing the plan, but it is very impractical to have to manage licenses for a potentially large group of people who just want to take a quick look.

    Therefore, it should be default that anybody with an Office365 license should be able to just look at plans. For those who have assigned tasks, the current licensing structure is fine.

    13 votes
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  19. Import existing plans into MS Project Web - .Mpp and .Xls files for easy switch-over

    In my team we are looking into switching to MS Project Web as we can have it in the Teams interface. However, the lack of ability to import tasks from .mpp or .xls files means we cannot do it on projects already in progress - because no one wants to take the mind-numbing task of entering tasks one by one from an existing list.
    The ability to import existing tasks - including if someone made a temp list using Excel - would add some serious legs to this app in my opinion.

    12 votes
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  20. Partial Finish to Start + Start to Start

    Sometimes a task is not dependent on another task finishing, but rather is dependent on another task being near completion (ie. Task 8 is scheduled to start when Task 7 is 1 week away from completion).

    Similarly, it would be beneficial to be able to schedule two tasks to be predicated on each other (ie. Task 8 is scheduled to start at the same time as Task 7 - Neither 7 nor 8 can begin without the other).

    12 votes
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