Microsoft Project Quick Tip: Right Click on the Select All Button to Change Tables

Last month I blogged about my old friend, the right-mouse button. In that blog post, I discussed the many locations in the Microsoft Project user interface where you can right-click and use a shortcut menu to access a feature. Today I want to show you more about my favorite right-clicking trick. This is the trick I have Read more about Microsoft Project Quick Tip: Right Click on the Select All Button to Change Tables[…]

Create a Connection to Project Web App from Project Professional

In this video I explain how to create a connection from Microsoft Project Professional to a Project Server / Project Online environment.  Although this video uses Project Professional 2013, if your using Project Professional 2010 / Project Server 2010 the instructions are exactly the same.  However; you cannot connect to a Project Server 2010 environment from Project Read more about Create a Connection to Project Web App from Project Professional[…]

Manually Scheduled vs Auto Scheduled – Part Two

Changing Existing Tasks In the part one of this blog I explained the major difference between Manually Scheduled and Auto Scheduled tasks. With tasks that have already been entered, it is still possible to switch over from Manually Scheduled to Auto Scheduled. One of the ways is by selecting the desired task and clicking on the Read more about Manually Scheduled vs Auto Scheduled – Part Two[…]

Using Alternate Cost Rates for Resources

Using Cost Rate Tables Mickey Cobb is a project team member for projects in the DaleCo organization. As a project team member, she can work in three different roles, and each role carries a different cost rate. You can see her roles and cost rates in the following table.  Role  Cost Rate  Support (Help Desk) Read more about Using Alternate Cost Rates for Resources[…]

Switching Project Server Security Mode – Detailed Instructions

Recently, I’ve had to explain to various clients how to turn on Project Server’s Security Mode after they upgraded to Project Server 2013. In the 2013 release Microsoft decided to move the security settings for Project Server up to the SharePoint site, which means that the access permissions would be controlled at the SharePoint level. Read more about Switching Project Server Security Mode – Detailed Instructions[…]