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Microsoft Project Standard 2010 - set start time by clock not calendar

sI have a project that I need to run 24/7 with no breaks. I need to set task start times at specific times of day. How can I do that? IE. if task 1 takes 4 hours and task 2 takes 3 hours; how can I ...
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A Microsoft Project file, mpp, hangs or crashes Project 2010

I have an MPP file, totally created in Project 2010, which causes Project 2010 to either hang or crash. It seems that there's some corruption in it. I have tried downloading some (few) solutions out ...
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Microsoft project assigning IDs to specific rows only

I've created a microsoft project Gantt chart with lots of rows. The rows are made up of main topics and related tasks beneath these. I want to attach an ID number to only those sub task rows so that ...
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Change MS Project 2010 task text color by flag field

I want to change the text color (at least) for tasks that deliver a document. I setup the custom field "Flag 18" to show whether this line item is a document or not. I can change the gantt bar color ...
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Cannot install Microsoft Project 2010

I have a Windows 7 x64 OS. I have installed Microsoft Office 2010 32 bit in it. When I tried installing Project 2010 it failed. I have run it as administrator but still no progress. I get these 2 ...
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How can a show a task that has a window for completion

I have several tasks within a project that take 2 days but have a three month window in which to complete how do I show this on my gantt chart?
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ms project 2010 roll up task, milestones hidden behind tasks

I am trying to use roll up tasks in project, however my milestones are being hidden behind the tasks, is it possible to force the milestone tasks to the front view?
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MS Project 2010 web app won't let me create a new project. I have full access

I've just started with ms project 2010 and am looking at someone else's install. I took full control and everything seems good, but one major flaw: I can't create a new project. It says "this control ...
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change in %complete after reschedule while tasks are fixed duration in Microsoft Project

After Rescheduling a plan, if i enter a percentage lower or equal to current value, duration of task will change to its original value (value that was set before reschedule). Its wonderful that even ...
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Scheduling weekly in MS Project

MS Project tracks allocation of resources "daily". In other words MSP shows over-allocation or under-allocation of a resource on "per day" basis. If you load a resource with 12h work on a 8h day ...
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MS Project 10 & 13 - Creating Custom Gantt Chart for Resource Allocation

I have created a very basic setup to better monitor staffing and scheduling decisions for my firm. Essentially, I create one task for each new project and assign the resources that will work on that ...
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summary tasks in Microsoft project 2010

if i add a summary task in microsft project planning how do i make 3/4/5..... tasks below under it. i have created summary tasks but the tasks beneath them are not consistent. for example week ...
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MS Project 2010 Base calendar is ignored

I'm using Project 2010 with a project base calendar that has been loaded with exceptions for company holidays. However, when I add tasks to it and resource load them, it is ignoring the base calendar ...
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How to force a dependent task to start the next day?

I would like the start date of a dependent task to start the next day, even if the predecessor task finishes a little early the previous day. Unfortunately the successor task always starts (assuming ...
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What's the difference between Duration and Estimated Duration in Microsoft Project?

I have often wondered of the difference between having a duration and an estimated duration in MS Project. Apart from the question mark indicator next to the duration (as an indicator), is there any ...
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MS Project Diverse skilled resources

I have a project that has developers assigned to them. I know that some of my tasks are done in x time by developer A, but the same tasks would be done in 1.5 x time by developer B, because A is ...
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How can I change settings on part of (divided) task?

I want to know how to split a task i several parts and how to change settings separately for each part (different color for instance). I have been working in another planning tool where this is ...
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How to export Gantt Chart from MS Project as an image

I want to know (if possible) how to export a Gantt Chart from MS Project 2010 to an image or similar to insert in PowerPoint. I've searched over the internet and I found articles about exporting to ...
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How to enter a task of duration of 1 week, but allow 1 day of work anytime in that week?

I need to write a quick plan, where I roughly know how long in duration a task will take, and I also roughly know how long someone will work on the task within that time. I'm stuffed if I can get MS ...
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MS Project shows a task duration of less than one day for a single day task

I created a task in MS Project 2010 which starts on 14-Oct-2011 and has a duration of one day. Project automatically sets the Finish Date to 17-Oct-2011 (because the 15th and 16th are weekend ...
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Automate Microsoft Project 2010 launch

I am looking for some way for automate Microsoft Project 2010 launching when exported file is created by another project management software. Is it possible to force MSP2010 to open the file?
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Way to update / refresh / reschedule project plan after adding a vacation / changing calendar

I created a project plan using Project 2010 (not server). I had set the task schedule mode to "Auto Scheduled" and entered the necessary tasks. Since it is a single person project I also added one ...
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Printing only dates in MS Project 2010

Is it possible to print only the days, start and completion dates in MS Project, omitting the Gantt chart? I'm trying to print all tasks on a neat single page, but the Gantt chart messes up the ...