Microsoft Office Forums sub projects

Go Back   Microsoft Office Forums > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-29-2012, 01:31 PM
ketanco ketanco is offline sub projects Windows 7 64bit sub projects Office 2007
Expert
sub projects
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 269
ketanco is on a distinguished road
Default sub projects

Is making subproject possible in ms project? Here is my problem: For a construction project, it is made of basically two distinct parts, procurement and construction. The procurement takes a long time, when they come up with the project idea and prepare the drawings, all the permits etc etc... it may take years. but then the actual construction starts and it is only say a few months. So when i combine these two distinct parts, although the project is mainly my construction work, just because the procurement took much longer time, when i say the procurement section complete, it calculates that the overall progress of the project is very high. however this is misleading.

so here is my question, can i separate procurement and construction sections into two sub projects in the same file? if so how? if not, and i need to make two separate files, is there a way to link finsih date of procurement to start date of construction? (i can also manually do this but just asking)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-29-2012, 01:59 PM
JulieS JulieS is offline sub projects Windows 7 64bit sub projects Office 2010 32bit
Expert
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: New England
Posts: 1,693
JulieS will become famous soon enough
Default

Yes. You can create the two separate files and then insert them into a master project as needed.

Use Insert > Project.

Once you have created the master project, you may link from a task in one subproject to a task in another. No need to save the consolidated file -- the external predecessor and successor will stay as long as you save both files after linking.

Julie
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Merging Projects C_Howard Project 2 03-29-2012 02:00 PM
Master Projects with different Working Days Philip.Skeet Project 2 08-19-2011 09:45 AM
Linking tasks between projects error clear2pay Project 0 12-05-2010 06:46 PM
How do i implement learnings from completed projects? stingy Project 0 03-18-2010 02:09 AM
Writing code with C# and VB.NET to create Outlook add-ins and other projects kistou Outlook 0 01-13-2010 04:23 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
MSOfficeForums.com is not affiliated with Microsoft