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  1. Make the ribbon visible permanently

    We are rolling MSPO out to a large user base. The fact that the ribbon is hidden every time they access a new page is not useful and is non-intuitive as it doesn't work like that in the other MS applications.

    Please add an option to make the ribbon visible permanently.

    9 votes
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  2. Enable the Recent project list and cards to be configurable + sorting

    Enable the Recent project list and favorites cards to be configurable to show more data. As Project Home works across multiple PWA instances, each with potentially different configuration, allowing up a fixed number of intrinsic fields would be good. Maybe up to 5 additional intrinsic fields. Then enable sorting on the Recent project list using the column headers. Also provide the ability to sort the favorites cards too using the data displayed on the cards.

    9 votes
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  3. Project Online reporting data replication to Azure SQL DB

    As SSRS is still the king of operational reporting it is quite important to bring the Project Online Data to a SQL Server DB, currently, the way to do it is either through SSIS ETL packages which are error-prone or custom solutions which require quite a bit of development and maintenance. If data from reporting schema objects can be synced to an Azure SQL DB, this will provide a very seamless mechanism to solve this problem. Dynamics 365 also provides a similar service

    8 votes
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  4. Read-only permission for Roadmaps

    Currently everyone that has access to a roadmap can modify everything. Normally one would use a roadmap also to provide information to stakeholders. These shouldn't be able to modify the roadmap. Therefore read-only permissions would be helpful.

    8 votes
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  5. Add a quick project search field in the Project Center

    Currently to search for a project it is necessary to create a filter using the option of filters on the project center. This involves a large number of clicks to search a project by name.
    Including a quick search field in the project center will improve this search.

    8 votes
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  6. Better Integration with O365

    Would like to see better integration between PWA and the O365 suite. For example. I want to see all my PWA sites in Outlook similar to how I see Groups today. I want to be able to link a Team to a PWA site, or create a team with a PWA site. I want to be able to see all project tasks assigned to me in Outlook and ToDo.

    8 votes
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  7. Outlook tasks

    Add the ability to integrate the Project Task with my Outlook Tasks without a 3rd party app, add in or a copy/paste...

    8 votes
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  8. Allow adding (Custom) fields to Roadmap

    I would like the option to add more information from a Project Online environment (or others). This could/should be configured per PWA or Per Roadmap (I'm not sure which is better).

    On some PWA's we use different Start / Finish dates that should be used instead of the default Start / Finish.

    There are also fields that have added value to see on a Roadmap. I would suggest that this shows up as a tooltip / pop up when hovering over a task in roadmap.

    Additionally some added data from the Project level (custom) fields would be useful. Such as…

    7 votes
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  9. 7 votes
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  10. Roadmap to lock or save zoom filter

    The Roadmap zoom filter always returns to weekly views. The zoom should maintain or lock the last zoom settings. Each time I return to Dashboard, I must reset my zoom to see a full year.

    7 votes
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  11. Ability to publish Roadmap to Sharepoint site

    It would be highly useful for a web part which links to Roadmap, allowing for the ability to publish a Read-Only version of the Roadmap to a Sharepoint site. This would specifically be useful for giving the high level management or executive team view to how projects are tracking.

    6 votes
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  12. Directly import the project timeline into Roadmap

    PM's already create a timeline in their schedule with the most important schedule items. It would be very useful and saving a lot of time to import a timeline in stead of all task separately.

    6 votes
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  13. Show all items from a project when adding to Roadmap

    When we try to add items from a project, it is cumbersome to ‘search’ for something specific.

    It would be nice to have the list show up with multiselect- checkboxes, so that multiple items can be added easily.

    It would be awesome to have the 'Outline' feature from the schedule available so that the lists can be expanded or collapsed.

    And finally, ability to connect to a specific view from schedule webpart will allow admins to build several views that might just be milestones/summary tasks etc.,

    6 votes
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  14. Indicate if a task/milestone is added to Roadmap within PWA

    "Add to Roadmap" command in PWA is a cool way to add tasks and milestones to row items in Roadmap. Yet, when the user tries to add the task/milestone that is already part of the row item in a Roadmap, PWA should warn or prevent me from not doing so.

    5 votes
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  15. Timeline Changes/History View

    Project managers and administrators should be able to view the changes that have been made to the project timeline over the life of their project

    5 votes
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  16. Roadmap: When searching items to add, show additional details in the search results

    Show additional data in the search results for items you want to add. Today all you get is the task names that match. This isn't useful if you have lots of tasks with the same names. Include the task start and / or finish dates in the search results so you can see work out which task you want to add without guessing. You can only tell you guessed correctly / incorrectly when you select the task from the results then see details in the selected tasks table.

    5 votes
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  17. Fix Bug Microsoft Project Unable to Search for a GUID in the GUID Column

    Unable to Search for a GUID in the GUID Column

    "We couldn't find what you were looking for"

    4 votes
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  18. Roadmap: remove or change the group associated with a Roadmap

    To be able to change the group linked to a Roadmap to share to different users without adding them in original group that can provide to many access if group is used by Team for instance.

    Objective is to be able to share the only the Roadmap to different communities.

    4 votes
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  19. Add calendar week numbers to timeline/timescale

    I can't display the calendar week numbers in my project timeline. From week 1 to week 52 each year.

    Only "project week numbers" with prefix "W" are available, starting on the week where the project starts. The prefix "W" is not a mandatory need for displaying calendar week numbers.
    It could instead be e.g. "CW" for calendar week. CW01, CW02, CW03....CW49, CW50, CW51, CW52, CW01, etc...

    Eg. this week (from monday 18'th of april) has calendar week number 11. CW11.

    4 votes
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  20. 4 votes
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