Re: Project Server/PWA
From: Matt Stevenson UK +7958 780736 (matt_at_mstraining.net)
Date: 20 Jul 2004 01:36:33 -0700
You could also use Notes - the yellow sticky icon - against each
task/assignment. These notes also appear in MSPro to the PM.
We find Notes most useful for TM's to provide feedback when entering
time which differs from schedule or if they change Remaining Work when
"Dale Howard [MVP]" <dale(dot)howard(at)msprojectexperts(dot)com> wrote in message news:<OnbzgkbbEHA.1000@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl>...
> braktooth --
> Why don't you create a custom enterprise task Text field in the Enterprise
> Global for this purpose? You will need to give this custom field a unique
> name, such as "ETC" or something of the like. Once you have done so, you
> will need to include this field in the list of published fields by opening
> EVERY project and doing the following:
> 1. Tools - Customize - Published Fields
> 2. Select the custom task text field and copy it to the list of fields on
> the right
> 3. Make sure the "Let resource change field" option is selected
> 4. Click OK
> 5. Click Collaborate - Publish - Republish Assignments
> 6. Click OK
> Completing the above set of steps will "push" this new field to each user's
> timesheet for every project. If you are using Project Server 2002, the new
> custom field will appear on the far right end of the task sheet in each
> user's timesheet. If you are using Project Server 2003, you will need to
> modify the Timesheet view to include this new field, and you can place the
> column in the exact location where you want users to see it. Just a
> thought. Hope this helps.
> Dale A. Howard [MVP]
> Enterprise Project Trainer/Consultant
> "We wrote the book on Project Server"
> "braktooth" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > Anyone know of a way to customize a field so that users can update/enter
> text information directly through the web access?
> > For the type of projects that we are working on, some people might need to
> enter simple text into a column to provide the project manager with a visual
> update. Neither the duration/start or finish will change. We just need for
> someone to enter their text information perhaps into a renamed text field.
> Also, if this column could be formatted to wrap around, this would be really
> good too.
> > I am desparate for help.