Create a New Project Based On SharePoint List Item In Project Server 2016

In this article, I will explain

How to create a new project based on a SharePoint List item by mapping a the List Fields with Project Server Custom Feilds in Project Server 2016?

Scenario

In our organization, we would like to create a “New Project Idea” SharePoint list, and once the new Idea is approved, we could be able to create a new project from a SharePoint list item.

Solution

In Project Server 2013 /2016, we are able to create a simple custom SharePoint list, then map its fields with Project Custom field.

Create a new project based on SharePoint List item in Project Server 2016

Creating a Project from a list item would facilitate the Project creation process espicially for the users who are not familiar with creating a new project in Project Center.

Steps

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Missing Delegation Feature in Project Server

In this article, I will discuss and solve the issue of

Missing Delegation Feature in PWA Settings in Project Server 2016 / 2013.


Scenario

In PWA Settings, you can’t find the Delegation Options below Personal  Settings as shown below:

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Cause

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You can’t inactivate a task that’s in progress in Microsoft Project

In this hint, I will show How to set a task as inactive in Microsoft Project without facing the below issue.

You can’t inactivate a task that’s in progress

You can't inactivate a task that in progress


Scenario

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Search in Arabic in Lookup Table Custom Field is not working in Project Server 2016 / 2013

Introduction

In this post, I will explain the detail steps of raising the below bug In Project Server 2016 /2013.

The search in Arabic in Lookup Table Custom Field is not working properly in Project Server 2016 / 2013.

In case, you suffer from this issue, Please visit User’s Voice to vote for Support for the Arabic language in Lookup Table Custom Field in Project Server 2016 / 2013 to be resolved as soon as possible.

Scenario

In Project Server 2016 / 2013, I tried to create a lookup table with Arabic Entries by doing the following:

  • Go to PWA Settings.
  • Below Enterprise Data, Click on Enterprise Custom Fields and Lookup Tables.
  • Scroll down to Lookup Tables for Custom Fields.
  • Create a new Lookup Table with Text type.
  • Add Arabic Entries.

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Project Server 2013 Migration from Staging to Production Farm

In this article, I’ll explain How to Migrate / Move a PWA Instance from one farm to another in Project Server 2013?

Project Server 2013 Migration from Staging to Production Farm

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Missing Security Section in PWA Settings

In this hint, I’ll elaborate

  • questWhy is the Security Setting missing by default in Project Server 2013 / 2016?
  • How to show the Security Setting in PWA Settings?

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WorkflowCannotStartWorkflow (35100) In Project Server 2013

During creating a new Project in Project Server 2013, I got the following error details

GeneralQueueJobFailed (26000) GeneralQueueJobFailed (26000) –WorkflowCheckinNotify.ProjectCheckinNotifyWorkflowMessage.

error 26000 workflow check-in in project server

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