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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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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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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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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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MS Project 2010 Custom Report with Gantt Chart

Is is possible using the custom report feature in MS Project 2010 to create a report that has both the Gantt Chart and the Cash Flow chart on the same report? If it can't be done in MS Project does ...
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Allocation of % for days when tasks overlap in MS Project

Is it possible to allocate less % to a person(say Alan) only for the days he helps Jorge as well as does his work? ie Say Alan has a task whose period is 6 days.And if Alan has to help Jorge for half ...
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Microsoft Project Summaries looking strange

so I'm having an issue with summary tasks in my project, I have a summary task called "Preparing for Initial interview" this summary should end, and the milestone should be reached on the 4/2/15 when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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MS Project - task is 365 days, but calendar dates are less

I am working on a file in MS Project. I have a task that is auto-scheduled and the duration is 365 days. The start date is 7/5 and the calculated finish date is 5/24 which is obviouslby not correct. I ...
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MS Project fixed daily cost

Imagine that you have a rental cost for a room (5 dollars/day) that is repeated for the duration of the project management activity assigned to a resource called Project Manager that is paid $8/hour. ...