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 be fixing this issue

Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016


Scenario

In Project Server 2013, I was able to change the site creation setting from Central Administration by doing 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 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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