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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Change the Project Manager of an Enterprise Project in Project Server 2013

I have a primary project manager for a whole project and multiple project managers who are responsible for managing the task updates and assignments within a project and are separate from the primary project manager.

  • The Primary Project Manager is called Owner.
  • Other Project Managers are called Status Manager.
    • The purpose of Status Manager?
      • This is particularly useful when different status managers are responsible for various aspects or phases of the project, or if the main Project Manager is absent or have a vacation, he can delegate another one as Status Manager to take ownership of the task assignments, so as to receive all status updates.

In this article, I will explain How to change the Project Manager of an Enterprise Project in Project Server 2013.by following the mentioned two steps below: Continue reading “Change the Project Manager of an Enterprise Project in Project Server 2013”

Display the Task Hierarchy of a subtask within My Assignments view inside Tasks section in Project Server

I have been prepared a project schedule via Project Professional 2013, I tried to organize the tasks by indent the “Database Corrupted“task below “MSSQL” task.

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To looks like this.

task hierarchy 1

The task “Database Corrupted” has been assigned to a specific Team Member by Project Manager/Status Manager, when he was receiving his assigned task within Tasks section in PWA site.he couldn’t know what’s the hierarchy task for this subtask!

In this hint, I will elaborate How to display the Task Hierarchy of a subtask within My Assignments view inside Tasks section in Project Server as shown below.Tasks in PWA 1

Steps:
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Edits will not be saved. Any Edits made to the enterprise global template items are only available during this session in Microsoft Project 2013

In Project Server 2013, I tried to open a project schedule via Microsoft Project 2013, and when I tried to add a new column to the default view, I got the following error:

Edits will not be saved. Any Edits made to the enterprise global template items are only available during this session

Edits will not be saved in Project 2013

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How to calculate %Complete Vs %Work Complete In Microsoft Project

In this article, I’m gonna answer the following questions:

  • What’s the difference between %Complete and %Work Complete?
  • What’s the difference between Actual Duration and Actual Work?
  • How the %Complete field is calculated in MS Project?
  • How the % Work Complete field is calculated in MS Project?

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