today I will show you what is happening when you copy a Project in Microsoft Project for the Web!
Let’s say that I have Project like this:
For this particular Project, I am using following Group:
I also have attachment in Task 2:
Now, I will going to copy this Project:
and I will get:
Notice that % Completeness are not copied (e.g. all Tasks are in not started state). As you can see there are no assignees to Tasks. Why? Because there is no group Associated with this copied Project. So, Group is not inherited form the old Project. And last, but not least:
Calendar template is not copied, as well.
To conclude, when you copy a Project follow next steps:
- Rename a Project
- Assign Calendar Template
- Associate the Group for the Project
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)!