Category Archives: MS PROJECT 2016

Placeholder field in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, in MS PROJECT 2016, there is on, not so often used, field – Placeholder. Let me create new Project with three Tasks: As you can see, Task 1 and Task 2 are Manually scheduled, and Task 3 is Auto … Continue reading

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Status Indicator in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, there are some fields in MS PROJECT 2016, which are very useful but not so often used. One of them is Status indicator. What does it work? I will explain it in a simple example. First I will create … Continue reading

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Default Assignment units in Microsoft Project 2016

Hi, I’ve got a question form one of my Blog readers: “I noticed that the generic resource is only used with 100% (default value) instead of the 140% or 240% (depending on the time when the task be processed). I … Continue reading

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Update the task as 100% without changing work hours automatically in MS PROJECT 2016 – is it possible?

Hi, I’ve got very good question from one of my Blog Readers: “How can I do to update the task as 100% but without changing work hours automatically? Because I want to know that my team is more efficient than … Continue reading

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Units field in Resource assignment – MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, I’ve got a question from one of my Blog readers: “Max units field in Assign Resources are always in %? I want to use QTY instead of %, like we have 10 cranes available, and how many cranes are … Continue reading

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Task Calendar in MS PROJECT 2016 – the right way to use it

Hi, as we all know, there are three types of Calendars in MS PROJECT 2016: Base Calendars, Resource Calendars and Task Calendars. they are prioritized in that order (from low to high importance), which means that Task Calendar has  the … Continue reading

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Move vs Update Tasks in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, in my last post I wrote about differences between Move and Update options in MS PROJECT 2016 on the Project Level, Now it is time to explain those two different options on the Task level. First, I will create … Continue reading

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