How to enable adding Columns in MS PROJECT 2013 Tables?


this will be a short one, but I need to help to one of my Blog Readers. The question is:

“Dear Nenad, in MS PROJECT 2013, I can add additional Columns to some Tables, but not to all of them. Is it a Bug?”

The answer is – No, it is not! Let me show you an example. Here is the simple Project:


As you can see I can Add New Column in this Table. What Table do I’m looking at?


As you can see currently I’m using Entry Table. I will now choose Cost Table, and I will get:


As you can see there is no Add New Column here. To enable adding a new column I should follow this steps:




and I will get:


To conclude, if you want to Disable / Enable (default) adding new Column for some tables you should edit this checkmark for each Table.



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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