Microsoft Project for the Web–where is database, and how to export data from it?


I wrote a lot about Microsoft Project for the Web and Microsoft Project Accelerator App, and I will continue to do it, but I will start wit Vlogs. I will create videos about it.

For this post I will go beyond Project for the Web, and I will show you where is all information actually stored.

Let me First create a simple Project:


Now I will switch to Project Accelerator:


OK, everything looks fine. Now I will skip to PowerApps:


When I choose Tables I will get:


As you can see there are a lot of tables stored in Microsoft Dataverse (previously called – CDS). Let me choose, for example, Project Task Table:


I am not going to explain each and every Column, Tab, etc. for this or any other Table, because it is far beyond this post: I just want to show you where the data is stored. And one last thing. You I can export data from each table, like this:


and I will get:


In the screen above, there are only few fields shown, not all.

As you can see, data is stored in different tables, and if you want to explore them, you should pick a right 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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