You can't do much in Microsoft Project without understanding how calendars work. Calendars control when work is allowed to happen, so it's important to set them up properly before you start planning your tasks. This blog teaches you how.
If you find yourself constantly deleting and inserting columns every time you create a new project it might be time to consider creating a custom table that you can share between projects. This blog shows you how to do exactly that!
If you find that you have to continuously rearrange the preset views every time you create a new file in Microsoft Project, why not try creating your own custom view? This blog explains how to do exactly that!
Reporting on progress is an essential part of running a successful project. It's a shame that the preset reports in Microsoft Project are so limited. This blog explains how to create your own custom reports so that you can see the data you need.
There are many things that you can customise in Microsoft Project to mould it to the way you work. This blog summarises the main useful things that can be customised along with links to detailed articles explaining how to modify each one.
Santa Claus has decided not to use Microsoft Project to manage the present distribution process - read this blog to find out why!
If you've ever spent time customising the same calendar or the same field every time you create a new file in Microsoft Project, you'll definitely want to know about the Organizer. This handy tool lets you copy any customised content into the Project Global template so that it will be available to every new project that you create!
Have you ever been frustrated when you can't find a suitable field for entering the data you want in a Microsoft Project plan? Well why not customise your own field and enter anything from simple text, to drop down lists, to complex calculations and even graphical indicators!
Setting up a pattern of working time in a Project calendar is simple enough when your week runs from Monday to Sunday, but when you have an unusual working pattern setting up the calendar is a pain! This article explains how to use VBA to create a detailed calendar at the click of a button!
Have your Baseline Taskbars ever disappeared when using the Tracking Gantt view in Microsoft Project 2010? If so, this short blog explains why!
Have you ever wondered how to change the items that appear in the legend when you print a Gantt Chart in MS Project? Did you even know that you could?! It isn't the most intuitive method, but this blog shows you how to apply a little more control to your printed Gantt charts.
Formatting Gantt Charts in Microsoft Project is a time-consuming process. This blog series explains how to create task bars that format themselves as you change information in the table.
When you collapse a group of tasks in a Microsoft Project schedule you lose the ability to see the detail of when individual tasks start and finish. The solution is to roll up your subtasks so that you can see them even when the task group has been collapsed.
Fed up with hunting around on the ribbon for commands? This article shows you a quick way of changing task types in Project 2010.