Sorry, we were unable to open your project. Please try again. if this happens again, contact your administrator

In Project Server 2016 / 2013, In case you tried to open a project using Microsoft Project in Google Chrome, you will get the below error.

Sorry, we were unable to open your project. Please try again. if this happens again, contact your administrator

Sorry, we were unable to open your project. Please try again. if this happens again, contact your administrator


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Count All Tasks in Project Server

In this article, I will explain How to

Calculate the Tasks count in Project Schedule in Project Server

Count All Tasks in Project Server

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Missing the “ADD TASK – EDIT LIST” Options in the Project Summary Web Part

In this post, I will explain

Why the “ADD TASK and EDIT LIST” options are missing in the Project Summary Web Part in Project Server?


Scenario

In Project Server 2013, I have a Project Site with the default Project Summary web Part,

In some project sites, I can find the option of “ADD TASK & EDIT LIST” as shown below:

Missing Add Task in Project Summary Web Part

But in other Project sites, I can’t find these options!

Missing the ADD TASK - EDIT LIST Options in the Project Summary Web Part


Cause

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Project Server: Your session became invalid because this project was also opened in another browser

In this article, I will show How to solve the below issue

Your session became invalid because this project was also opened in another browser

Your session became invalid because this project was also opened in another browser


Scenario

In Project Server 2013, when I tried to open a project schedule PDP as the following:

Your session became invalid because this project was also opened in another browser

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Project Server 2016: Get The Enterprise Custom Fields

In this article, we will explain How to

Get the Enterprise Custom Fields In Project Server 2016 Database.


Scenario

In Project Server 2016/2013, In some cases, you may need to export the Enterprise Custom Fields to Excel.

but unfortunately, there is no export option in the Enterprise Custom Fields page as shown below.

Get the Enterprise Custom Fields From Project Server 2016 Database

In this case, one of the available workarounds is retrieving these data from the Project Server Database as the following:


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Missing Site Creation Setting in Project Server 2016

In this article, I will solve the below Project Server 2016 issue

Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016.


Scenario

In Project Server 2013, I can change the Site Creation Setting from Central Administration as the following:

  • Open Central Administration > General Settings > Manage PWA.

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

In this article, I will explain

How to bulk add projects from a SharePoint List into Project Server 2016?


Scenario

I have a “New Projects” SharePoint list, and I need to bulk add all list project items to Project Center in Project Server.

Solution

In Project Server 2013 /2016 as well as Project Online, you can easily import SharePoint list items into Project server by using “Create Project” button as shown below:

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

The “Create Project” button will help you to create multiple projects from the sharepoint list items by mapping the SharePoint list columns with the Project Web App Fields.

This way would facilitate the Project creation process especially for the users who are not familiar with creating a new project in Project Center.

Note: There is no a specific number for the selected list items that will be converted/imported to Project Server. this is mainly depends on the current hardware specifications of your farm. Meanwhile, it’s recommended to convert from 5 to 10 list items to projects per one time.

Steps

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