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  1. Two way integration with microsoft planner and Microsoft projects

    Have full in depth integration between microsoft planned and Project to ensure the reach is greater and not limitted to the Project environment, Ideally it should also link to PWA and the full Microsoft Projects.

    1,241 votes

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    208 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone – thanks for the feedback so far. In regards to Planner & Project for the web, we are definitely listening to these scenarios and thinking about how to improve them!

    Would helping import from Planner to Project be helpful in this case, and enabling teams to work in Project?

    I read a lot of comments on making sure we can leverage full Planner capabilities in Project, team members being able to see and complete their task, and not wanting to “re-write” and “move” tasks over. Are these the most important scenarios for us when thinking about this area?

  2. Project for the web: Add existing Planner capabilities (e.g. document attachments, checklists, priority)

    Add existing Planner capabilities to the task details of Project for the Web (e.g. document attachments, checklists, priority, comments). Also @mentioning as new feature would be great.

    667 votes

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    70 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    We really appreciate your feedback about this topic.

    Everyone now has the ability to add attachments to tasks in Project for the web!

    We are also looking into bringing other Planner features into Project for the web. Please keep letting us know what you would like to see.

    -M

  3. Roadmap & Project export

    Exporting/printing a roadmap and/or project

    581 votes

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    100 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi all!

    Thank you for your feedback on this feature!

    Export Timeline to PDF is now available to all Project for the web users. You can export your timeline by going to the Timeline tab and clicking on the ‘…’ menu in the top right corner. This menu has an option to export your timeline.

    We would love to hear what you think about this new feature!

    Cheers,
    -M

  4. Guest access to projects

    Often there are external users from customers or freelance involved which should have access to a project or roadmap as well without the need of having a project license. This is possible in other project management solutions!

    509 votes

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    67 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Custom fields in “Project for the Web”

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

    503 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

  6. Import mpp file into MS project Web

    It would be great to have a Button to Import mpp file into MS project Web.
    We usually use MS Project client (mpp file) to plan and monitor the project, and we can't even copy and paste MS fields to MS project web or upload the file directly. We have to replicate everything we have on the MS project Client by hand to MS project Web! That doesn't make sense at all!

    500 votes

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    84 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Teams Integration

    Similar to Planner's integration. Having a site part that points is not good enough.

    415 votes

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    31 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Add templates to project for the web

    When creating a new project we don't want to start from scratch each time. We should be able to select a type of project (or an existing one) and use that as a starting point.

    407 votes

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    51 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    I’m updating this to “partially complete” as we have finished rolling out the “Copy Project” feature. You can access this by opening a project, clicking on the title to open the details pane, hitting the “…” in the top corner, and then the Copy command.

    You can get more details, tips and tricks here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/project-blog/copying-projects-in-project-for-the-web/ba-p/1477766

    We’re still thinking about the specific templates scenario and reading your comments below. Please try the feature out and let us know what other feedback/improvements can be made.

    ~J

  9. To Do Integration

    Similar to Planner's.

    396 votes

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    thinking about it  ·  55 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Resource Management

    We need to be able to plan resources within project for the web and the ability to get an overview over all projects in our portfolio including a view if someone is overbooked etc.

    381 votes

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    42 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    This is something we’re thinking about – but we’d love more feedback from you.

    Can you share specific scenarios that you need for resourcing? What information do you need to be successful? What actions do you take as a result of this information?

    Please share detailed scenarios for us to understand what you need, this will be very helpful to us as we improve Project!

    ~J

  11. Saving Baseline (Project for the Web)

    One of the biggest advantages of the MS Project (and Project Online) to the other compactor products in web based platforms is the possibility of having Baselines. Without a Baseline controlling the plan and having Planned vs Actual stats wouldn't be easy.
    Please add the option of saving baseline on any given status of the plan without overwriting them so w can compare current status with multiple baselines.

    325 votes

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    42 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    Thanks for the feedback on baselines. I’d love to hear more, and get a discussion going to understand the needs and usage here.

    What’s the most important set of information in a baseline? How often do you take baselines? How often do you compare baselines?

    For those of you who have not previously used the desktop client or Project Online, how have you been tracking baselines on your projects?

    Thanks!
    ~J

  12. 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.

    282 votes

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    39 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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?

    262 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

  14. Import task list from excel

    The ability to import tasks from an excel sheet would help a lot.

    225 votes

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    27 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Project for the web: Change licensing to allow for extensibility at a sensible price

    Currently extending Project for the Web with the Power Platform requires a Project Plan P3/P5 subscription. This very expensive given that you already have to pay for a PowerApps subscription as well. This is especially drastic if you need to provide access for team members. Their numbers are normally much higher than the PMs.

    202 votes

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    8 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello everyone!

    Thanks for your feedback! You can now customize and extend the Project app without purchasing additional Power Apps licenses, making it easier for your organization to tailor Project Plan 5, Project Plan 3, and Project Plan 1 to meet your business needs.

    Read more about this on our blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/project-blog/customizing-and-extending-the-project-app-just-became-more/ba-p/1878008

    ~M

  16. Edit Project for web schedule in Project Desktop app

    It would be useful to enable editing project schedule in Project for web via Project Desktop app.

    181 votes

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    25 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!

    I’d like to understand why you need to edit the schedule in the desktop app, versus just in the web? What key components can be improved for you to work in the web, without needing the client?

    If we provided an import from .mpp to the web, would you be able to be successful managing your project in the web? If no, why not?

    Thank you! We love hearing your feedback.
    ~J

  17. Project team members what to be able to see just their tasks like you can in Planner.

    In the board view on project in team, Assignee would like to be able to just see tasks assigned to him/her. Perhaps a tab on the left side of teams like planner that would show all of my tasks regardless of which project they are associated with.

    173 votes

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    17 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. doesn't sync need regular refreshing, painful to use

    We started using it to try within our team, but it doesn't sync as other office products. If 2 of us are using, we have to ask for refresh.
    Also it keeps saying every now and then to refresh.

    Can you fix it, or is this still work in progress

    159 votes

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  19. Project on Mobile

    please support project tabs on mobile in teams

    158 votes

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  20. Notifications

    In the new Project for Web, allow users to customize email notifications about tasks which are assigned to them, have been updated, etc. Does not seem to be an option to do so, and it's critical for my team to be notified about their tasks.

    155 votes

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