How to Move Project when Project has Manually Scheduled Tasks and/or Constraints in MS PROJECT 2013


I’ll how you how to move Project when it has Manually Scheduled Tasks or Constraints in MS PROJECT 2013

First I will make a simple Project with no manually Scheduled Tasks or Constraints.


Now suppose that your plan is not valid any more, and you have to start with your Project one week later. You can do this with changing Project Start Date:


and you will get:


Everything is Perfect. BUT! Suppose that you have Project Like this:


As you can see Task 3 is Manually Scheduled, and Task 4 has Start no Later Than 7.11.2014.  Now I will try to move Project on the same way I did it with my previous:


and I will get:


As you can see, Task 3 and Task 4are same as they were before setting new Project Start date. Is this a Bug? No it is not! To get expected result you should use Move Project Button:


and I will get:


As you can see, everything is fine now. So, use Move Project instead of changing Project Start Date in Project Information dialog window!




About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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