Category Archive for: Using Reports To Analyze Data

Creating a New Report

There’s not much difference between editing an existing report (which was covered previously in the chapter) and creating a new custom report. The only distinction is the template that gets used. Project 2000 reports are based on one of four templates: Task, Resource, Cross tab, and Monthly Calendar. To create a new report click View >- Reports >-…

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Formatting a Drawn Object

Project 2000 objects all have a black line and white fill by default. If all you want to do is change the fill color from white to another solid color, you can select the object and click the Cycle Fill Color button on the Drawing toolbar. Continue clicking until you see the fill color you want. To change…

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Using Graphic Objects in Views and Reports

Importing and Exporting Project Data,” describes in detail how you can link 01 embed objects (such as Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, pictures, and other graphics) to tasks and resources. For example, you can do the following: • Link a task (such as “Create jingle for new ad campaign”) to a Word document that describes in more detail what…

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Cost Reports

In the real world, success or failure of the project is often measured in dollars. You might finish on time with a stellar product. But if you’re at double the budget, stakeholders are likely to be displeased. Cost reports allow you to catch discrepancies early on while there’s still a chance of pulling your project back on budget.…

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Using Reports To Analyze Data

To manage a project effectively..you’ll ~communicate with the project partial pants formally and informally throughout the project cycle, Informal reporting can be verbal or written, It might require you to take a quick look at your project data, or it might entail sharing information that’s already in your head: A team member stops you in the hallway and asks…

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