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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 →
  4. 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 →
  5. 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 →
  6. 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

  7. Integration of Roadmap in Teams

    Add a connector in Teams to lez us show a roamap as a tab in a teams channel

    249 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Roadmap  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is now available. To use, search for the Roadmap app in Teams. We also have a Project app for viewing the project schedule. All Office 365 users will have read-only access to any project/roadmap shared with them so add your project/roadmap to Teams to help the team collaborate.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

    167 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

  10. Make Project on the Web available in new Environments

    Power Platform supports multiple environments (Automate and Apps). It should be possible to have a separate Project environment also. The default environment is not enough for global organizations and multiple, different entities. Make it possible to create Project environments just like Automate (Microsoft Flow) and Power Apps.

    133 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Agile boards

    The new agile features added to Project are good for planning. Key aspect of agile is communication in teammembers, so access to the plan/boards for team is very important.
    It can be sufficient just display the boards in project site or in PWA.

    131 votes

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

    Hi everyone!

    We’ve heard your ask for boards, and we understand that its an important way to work.

    We just launched the new Project, with a redesigned user experience that is simple and intuitive. Teams can quickly add new members and set up tasks, and then easily switch between grids, boards, or timeline (Gantt) charts to track progress.

    Some links to learn more:
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2019/10/29/new-microsoft-project-rolls-out-worldwide/?wt_mc_id=aid2409681_qsg_373162&ocid=aid2409681_qsg_373162

    https://products.office.com/en-us/project/project-management-software

    Thanks all, please continue to share your feedback!
    ~J

  12. Collaboration experience on teams

    We started trying project app in teams. The experience doesn't seem to be ready for active collaboration. Few examples are like other users are not known, you cant chat in project context, if others are not online then its confusing.
    Please fix this to complete project app in teams with collaboration.

    110 votes

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

    87 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

  14. Ability to add attachments to a taks / subtask / project

    Hi there
    We need the ability to add attachments to a task/subtask and a project in general. Same functionality as in Planner. Ideally we can add attachments from anywhere in SharePoint across multiple teams.
    Cheers,
    Fabrizio

    76 votes

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

    Hi all!

    Thanks so much for your feedback. I’m happy to announce you can now add attachments to your tasks in Project!

    You can use this new feature by opening your task details in Project. The add attachment button is available at the bottom of that pane.

    Please let us know what you think of this new feature!
    -M

  15. Roadmap to add project summary task

    When adding items to a row, Roadmap does not allow adding project summary row. This would be good feature because Roadmap can show start and end of project.

    66 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Roadmap  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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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  17. 'Today' button in Timeline

    In timeline view, add a button to scroll to 'Today'

    4 votes

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  18. Copy Projects Or Create Templates for New Projects Online

    I am on Projects Plan 1. There needs to be a method of either creating templates or to copy an already made plan. My projects use the same flow/plan layout often and being able to duplicate plans would allow me to keep using this online program.

    1 vote

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