Category Archive for: Importing and Exporting Project Data

Importing Microsoft Excel Workbooks

Files are created in Microsoft Excel with the XLSfile suffix, Pivot Tables, which also have the XLS suffix, cannot be imported into Project. Spreadsheet files created using other applications should either be imported into Excel or be saved in either tab-delimited TXT files or comma-separated CSV files, and then imported following the directions for Importing Text Files. If you…

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Importing Data from Specific Applications

In this section, you’U find step-by-step instructions and examples for the Imports from specific applications. The details of the Import process differ because the file formats differ, For example, when Import from Excel,you have to choose the,worksheet that the data Is stored on, A delimited symbol is required for delimited text files, The overall process Is similar, however, regardless…

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Selecting an ODBC Data Source

To import data from an ODBC database, first open the Open dialog box (File> Open), Click the ODBC button in the dialog box to open the Select Data Source dialog box, This dialog box is used to connect to file data sources that have ODBC drivers on your machine, File data sources can be shared with other users…

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Importing Data from Data bases

Earlier versions of Project could export and read the Access file format (MDB), Access 2000 will open the Microsoft Project Database (MPD) files created by Project 2000, Importing data from Access Isn’t significantly (different than importing from Excel or a text file, Access 2000 Is a great database, It some companies and institutions store the bulk of their Information…

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Selecting the File with Importable Data

When you import data, you begin by opening the file you want to import. Choose File open the display the open dialog box, You’ve seen this dialog box before, so we’ll focus on the use of the dialog box when import data. Use the Files of Type, Look In, and ODBC controls to select the file that…

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Using the Import Tools

Imported data can jump-start your project file. For example, you can.import resource lists provided by your Human Resources department and a task list from a work group leader rather than manually entering that information in Project 2000, When you import data, you use an import data map to match the fields in the file you’re importing to the corresponding…

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Understanding Predefined Data Maps

Anytime you want to import data with an external file format rather than an entire project file created in an earlier version of Project, you must map the data in your external file to the appropriate tables and fields in Project 2000. This is also true when you export part of a project file to a non-native format,…

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Importing and Exporting Project Data

No project takes place in a vacuum. There are reports to produce, presentations to give, budgets to create, arid, inevitably, status reports to prepare, You learned how to share information between different projects, you will share Project 2000 data with other applications, as well as enrich your project by adding objects such as charts, graphics, and video, We’ll…

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