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Old 03-23-2017, 07:12 AM
pixazih pixazih is offline Impossible to make a daily project Windows 7 64bit Impossible to make a daily project Office 2013
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I'm trying to make a daily project in MS Project 2016. It stars and end every day. It repeats every day.

I cannot make it because Projects keeps trying to assign it a specific date.

I cannot copy the end date of any task to link it with another date of another task, because it uses the date at which I created the first task, and then assigns hundred of hours to the task length, when it should be minutes.



I need Project to ignore any specific date, and only take in consideration the hour. How do I do it?
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Old 03-23-2017, 04:12 PM
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Project cannot ignore the date. Don't display start/end dates in the view. Set the calendar to 7 working days per week. You do not link by copying end dates - you link by using the link task button.

The next question - Project is for scheduling projects - what are you trying to schedule?
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Old 03-27-2017, 04:58 AM
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Project cannot ignore the date. Don't display start/end dates in the view.
I checked the ribbon "View", but see no option to display/hide start/end dates.

Then I changed "Project>project information>start date" and set it to "today".

I also made the entire project a subtask and changed the main task dates to "today"

I'm not sure if every day will be "today".

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Set the calendar to 7 working days per week.
The only choices I have are standard, 24 Hours, and Night Shift. I have 24 hours selected.

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You do not link by copying end dates - you link by using the link task button.
I need to make the end time of one task the same as the end time of another task. The only way I know is to paste a link from one end date to the other end date.

The link task button only links the start date, or there is another way to do it using the link button?

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The next question - Project is for scheduling projects - what are you trying to schedule?
I'm trying to schedule a daily project. Is a work repeated every day divided in many subtasks.
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Old 03-28-2017, 08:48 AM
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I checked the ribbon "View", but see no option to display/hide start/end dates.
Delete the columns from the table. Click a column heading and hit delete.

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I also made the entire project a subtask and changed the main task dates to "today"

I'm not sure if every day will be "today".
I haven't any idea of how you made the entire project a subtask. Instead display the project summary task. Then if you have multiple days in the project, set those days up as summary and the subtasks as the detail.

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The only choices I have are standard, 24 Hours, and Night Shift. I have 24 hours selected.
Unless you intend to work 24 hours per day - I would create a new calendar and set all 7 days to working days. But use a more reasonable number of working hours per day.

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I need to make the end time of one task the same as the end time of another task. The only way I know is to paste a link from one end date to the other end date.
No, it's a Finish to Finish link. Link the tasks, double click the link line and change the link type.

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The link task button only links the start date, or there is another way to do it using the link button?
The Link task button creates a Finish to Start link. You can change the link type to Start to Start, Finish to Finish, or Start to Finish as needed.

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I'm trying to schedule a daily project. Is a work repeated every day divided in many subtasks.
If it is the same work repeated every day - it is by definition not a project. You can use Project, but you will spend your time managing a project file - not getting the real work done., IMHO.
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