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  1. Custom fields in “Project for the Web”

    Custom fields in newly released “Project for the Web” at both project level and task level.

    476 votes
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    50 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    You can now create local custom fields for your tasks!

    Under the “Add Column” button in the grid, you’ll find a new menu option to create a New Field. Click it!

    - Add dates, numbers, text, and flags to help you organize your work
    -Filter tasks by the contents of your fields
    -If you have limited screen real estate, edit the values for fields in the task details pane

    Learn more here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/project-blog/announcing-custom-fields-for-your-tasks/ba-p/1680549

  2. Project for the Web is not available for Education customers.

    Not including Education customers who have A3/5 or Project-specific SKUs for Project for the Web is a big miss. Aside from cost, what are the barriers for switching this on for Education?

    257 votes
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    41 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone – we announced Project for the web being available for EDU a few weeks ago. The plans you’ll need to access it are as follows:

    • Project Plan 3 for students
    • Project Plan 3 for faculty
    • Project Plan 5 for students
    • Project Plan 5 for faculty

    Hope this helps!
    ~J

  3. Manual mode tasks

    Please allow tasks to be scheduled in “manual mode” allowing for Project Managers to define start and finish date without auto calculating the effort.

    198 votes
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  4. Project for the web : Tasks effort not linked to duration

    We should be able to specify a effort on a tasks that is less than a working day without affecting the duration.

    Example : I have a resource on my project that is shared with other teams. I only have him/her 2 hours a day, and this time for 10 working days is enough to complete the task. So I want to have a task with 10 working days duration with a total effort of 20 hours.

    In the current state, if I indicate the duration, it will automatically change the effort to a full day work (80 hours), if…

    120 votes
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  5. Project for the web - Copy Project

    I'm at a conference, and customers are interested in Project for the web. However, they are adamant that it have both (a) templates for starting projects, and (b) the ability to copy an existing project to a new one. With those features, they may be interested in trying it.

    84 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    You can now access “Copy Project” by going into a project, clicking on the title to open the details pane, hitting the “…” in the top corner, and then the Copy command.

    You can learn more about Copy Project and get Tips & Tricks here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/project-blog/copying-projects-in-project-for-the-web/ba-p/1477766

    Please let us know what you think and continue to share your feedback with us!

    ~J

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. view by assignee

    Add a new view by assignee to manage the team members' planning

    2 votes
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  9. Display all added phases in every connected row within Roadmap

    Hi, please would be possible to display all phases when more row items (projects) are connected to Roadmap? I am not able to see all linked phases. I see only phases within projects that fits on 1 page. When I scroll down for other projects I see only added row with project but its phases aren’t displayed (see attachment). When it is not possible to scroll down it is not so much useful tool. Or is it just bug in my environment? Thank you for your response

    2 votes
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  10. Project for the web - Keep column width

    Project for the web - when I adjust column widths it would be useful if those adjustments remained consistent the next time I went into Project for the web. This would be especially useful when framing Project for the web in Teams because of the limited screen space.

    29 votes
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  11. 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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  12. Collapse tasks at the summary level

    I like PfW a lot but I run projects that have a lot of phases and then sub-tasks. I would like to be able to open my project with the Summary Tasks (or phases) collapsed - this is the main reason I have stopped using Project for the Web. Every time I re-open it all my Summary Tasks are expanded so I have to start by collapsing all the ones that are complete just to get a focused few of a particular section.

    I couldn't find this as an existing request, if it is already somewhere else please let me…

    6 votes
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  13. Fillters

    Please add the ability to filer by person. If i want to see all tasks assigned to a specific person (like in Planner)

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re excited to announce that this feature has been rolled out! You can now go to the Task Board view, and go to Group By > Assignee and see who’s assigned to what across your project.

    Additionally, while on the Grid view, you can use the Filter box to search for a person to see all of their tasks.

  14. Roadmap allow zooming to quarters and years.

    Roadmap zoom should be allow to zoom down to quarters or years. This would allow viewing Roadmaps that are many years in the planning.

    155 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Roadmap  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    Today, we added improved Roadmap zooming! If you go to your Roadmap, you’ll be able to zoom out to multiple stops and views, and as far out as 6 years!

    Thank you for everyone who shared their feedback and scenarios – please let us know what you think.

    ~J

  15. Milestones in Project for the web

    It would be great if there was the possibility to create milestones in project for the web. These should be marked with a special symbol so that everyone can see them at a glance (e.g. in the grid view or timeline).

    We pitched the new project software in our company but our employees see milestones as a necessary feature, so we can‘t go live yet.

    5 votes
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  16. Auto hide/minimize/collapse completed tasks on the Grid.

    Currently I have to always scroll or minimize completed tasks every time I open the project plan.

    3 votes
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  17. When would S.Korea has P4W?

    Currently S.Korea and France doesnt have new p4w.

    Why is that and when can S.Korean tenant can use new p4w?

    2 votes
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  18. Undo complete subtasks

    If an user accidentally completes a task with subtasks, they are all marked completed, and there is no way to undo this. The user doesnt know the previous state. Please introduce a undo button like when deleting a task its possible to undo this.

    2 votes
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  19. A search feature on a task or resource

    have the capability to search by task or resource

    3 votes
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  20. Please implement and document keyboard shortcuts

    In new "Project for the web" please implement and document keyboard shortcuts for task manipulation

    4 votes
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