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Page Down button, 229

Page Right button, 229

Page Setup dialog box, xxxii, 102, 222, 225

Page tab (Page Setup dialog box), 222, 227

Paste Special command, 256

pay rates

applying at different times, xxviii, 157–59

applying different rates to assignments, 166–67

entering, xxii, 64–65

getting accurate cost information for, 65

multiple rates for resources, xxviii, 155–57

overtime rates, 157

percent work complete, xxv, 112–14

permanently renumbering resources, 199, 315

PERT (Program Evaluation and Review Technique) analysis, 38

phases, xx, 41–43, 491

placeholders for resource names, 59

planning. See also project management; project plans

bottom-up, 41, 486

defined, 491

top-down, 41, 495

tracking actuals and, 277

tracking vs., 107

PMBOK (A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge), 475, 484

PMI (Project Management Institute), 484

portfolio management, 391

pound signs (#), 110, 386

PowerPoint, xxxiv, 259–64

practice files, 34

predecessor tasks

adjusting, 127–28

changing relationship to start-to-start, 338

defined, 43, 491

ghost tasks, 413, 414, 416, 489

lag and lead time, xxvi, 125, 126, 152

showing external, 416

Predecessors tab (Task Information dialog box), 47

predefined reports. See also reports

about, 22

listing all, 19, 227

printing and editing, xxxiii, 234–37

Preview option for Open dialog box, 29

Preview Working Time portion of Project Working Times pane, 26

previewing

box styles, 351

custom Gantt charts, 91–92

multiple pages, 230

reports, xix, 21–23, 99–100, 238

views before printing, xxxii, 229

Print dialog box, 224

Print Preview toolbar, 229

Print Preview window, xxxiii, 229

printing, 221–38

blank view or report pages, 233

custom Gantt charts, 92

modifying page legends before, 231–32

previewing reports before, 238

project plans, 221–22, 228, 238

reports, 99–104, 234–37, 238

usage views, 191

views, 228–33, 238

product scope, 36, 478, 491

Professional edition. See Microsoft Office Project 2003 Professional edition

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) analysis, 38

program office, 491

progress bars, 112, 491

Project. See Microsoft Office Project 2003; Microsoft Office Project 2003 Professional edition; Microsoft Office Project 2003 Server; Microsoft Office Project 2003 Standard edition; Microsoft Office Project 2003 Web Access

project calendars, 26, 491

Project Center, 456, 460

Project Connections Web site, 484

Project Costs pane, 312

Project Guide. See also specific panes

about, 9, 14

assigning resources, xxii, 72

checking project duration, xxi, 51–53

constraints, xxvi, 131–32

creating project plan, xx, 23–26

custom, 425, 426, 427, 439

deadline dates, xxvii, 145

entering task actuals, xxv, 114–18

entering tasks, xx, 33–35

hiding, 20

linking tasks, xxi, 43–48

nonworking days, xx, 26–29

organizing tasks into phases, xx, 41–43

pane in, 9, 14

printing from, 233

project tracking, 119

project viewed in Gantt chart timescale, xxi, 52

saving baseline, xxiv, 109

setting up work resources, xxi, 57

showing/hiding, 20

task notes, xxi, 48–50

tracking percent work complete, xxv, 112–14

viewing resource usage in, xxx, 174–80

viewing task costs and overbudget tasks, xxxvi, 312–13

Project Guide toolbar, 9, 14

Project Information dialog box, 51, 303, 325

project management, 475–81. See also enterprise project management

about, 3–4

accurate resource cost information for, 65

accurate task durations, 39

assessing project status, 118

changes to project scope, 23

collecting actuals from resources, 295

communicating with stakeholders, 221, 223

critical path concept in Project, 133, 135, 152, 486

deliverables and project scope, 36

determining level of tracking, 278

project management (continued)

earned value analysis for, 381–82

evaluating effort-driven scheduling for project, 81

evaluating task completion, 301–2

managing project constraints, 128–30, 144–45, 152, 478–81

options with Smart Tags, 79

PERT analysis, 38

Project as tool for, 481

project triangle, 476–78

projects, 475–76

resource allocation, 174

resource leveling, 184–85

scheduling recurring tasks, 151–52

substituting resources, xlii, 429–36

task types and effort-driven scheduling, 144

techniques for reporting project status, 308

tools for aiding, 4–5

top-down and bottom-up planning, 41

Project Management Institute (PMI), 484

project plan window, 7

project plans, 173–95

actual progress vs. baseline, 303–7

adding to consolidated projects, 412

allocating resources for, 173–80

associating risk with, xliv, 464–66

changing Web page formatting, 249–52

comparing baseline, interim, and actual, 344–50

consolidated, 409–12

copying as GIF image, xxxiii–xxxiv, 242–45, 253

creating, xx, 23–26

custom Gantt charts, 86–92

custom tables, xxxii, 210–14, 218

custom views, xxii, xxxii, 86–92, 214–17, 218

defined, 7, 23

designating as resource pool, 397

drawing on Gantt charts, 92–94, 104

duration of, xxi, 51–53

examining project costs, xxx, 190–92

filtering details of, 206–10, 218

formatting, 85

grouping project details, xxxi, 202–6, 218

linking to resource pool, xli, 404–6

manually resolving overallocations, xxx, 180–84

overallocating resources, 71, 83, 174

previewing before printing, 238

printing, 99–104, 221–22, 228, 233

project finish date, 192–95

publishing to Project Server, xliii, 436–39

resource leveling, 185, 186–90

saving automatically, 26, 374

saving baseline, 108–11, 281–82, 299

saving interim, 282

saving as Web page, xxxiv, 245–49, 253

saving as workspace, 410

sorting details, 197–202, 218

summary tasks in outline, 410, 411

templates for creating, xix, xlii, 6, 8, 9, 13, 422–27

tracking as scheduled, xxv, 111–12

using macros stored with, 366

versions of published, 436

viewing complete, xxi, 52

Project Professional. See Microsoft Office Project 2003 Professional edition

project scope. See also scope

changing, 23

defined, 36, 478, 491

deliverables and, 36

Project Server Accounts dialog box, 10, 11

Project Server Security Login, 10

Project Server. See Microsoft Office Project 2003 Server

Project Standard. See Microsoft Office Project 2003 Standard edition

Project Statistics dialog box, 52, 194, 303, 309, 325

project status reports, 301–21

evaluating task completion with, 301–2

examining resource costs, 313–16

examining task costs, 308–13

identifying delayed tasks, xxxv–xxxvi, 302–8

stoplight view, 317–21

project summary report, 259–64

project summary task, xxx, 191–92, 491. See also summary tasks

Project Templates tab (Templates dialog box), 8, 13

project triangle, 476–81. See also costs; duration; scope

costs, 477–78

defined, 323, 491

illustrated, 476

managing project variances, 323, 339, 478–81

scope, 323, 478

time, 477

Project Web Access. See Microsoft Office Project 2003 Web Access

Project Web Access Appointment dialog box, 450

Project Web Access tab (Options dialog box), 446

Project Working Times pane, 26–27

projects. See also project plans

consolidated, xli–xlii, 409–12, 416, 486

creating dependencies between, xlii, 412–16

defined, 475–76, 491

deliverables, 36, 476, 487

ongoing operations vs., 3

risks and inaccurate task duration estimates, 39

properties for Project files, xx, 29

.Published suffix, 436, 438

publishing project plans, xliii, 436–39. See also online project information




Microsoft Office Project 2003 Step by Step
MicrosoftВ® Office Project 2003 Step by Step (Step by Step (Microsoft))
ISBN: 0735619557
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 199

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