Index_S


S

Save Baseline dialog box, 281–82

Save preview picture check box (Properties dialog box), 29

Save to Project Server dialog box, 437

saving

automatic saving, 26, 374

baselines, xxiv, 108–11, 119, 281–82, 299

changes to resource details, 408

file formats from Project, xxxv, 270–73, 275

interim project plans, 282

project data in HTML, 247

project information as Web page, 245–49, 253

project snapshot as GIF file, xxxiii–xxxiv, 242–45

schedule indicators in earned value analysis, xxxix, 382–85, 388

schedule performance index (SPI), 385

schedule variance (SV)

defined, 321, 384, 494

viewing, xxxvi, 306–7

scheduled costs, 190–91

Scheduled Tasks pane, 45, 46

scheduling. See also effort-driven scheduling

overtime, xxxvii, 335–37

project from finish date, 193

troubleshooting problems in, 324–29

scheduling engine, 129, 152

scheduling formula, 76, 140–41, 492

scope

defined, 492

deliverables and project, 36

product scope, 36, 478, 491

project, 23, 36, 478, 491

project triangle model and, 323, 478

reducing variances and, 334–39

relationship to time and costs, 478–81

scope creep, 480

ScreenTips

defined, 492

displaying day’s date on timescale, 292, 299

information on split tasks, 136

project status for stoplight view, 458

task notes as, 50

viewing detail for Gantt chart items, 280

Search for Help box, 7

security level settings and macros, 368

selecting check boxes, 188

semi-flexible constraints

defined, 128, 129, 130, 493

negative slack, 132–33, 490

sequence, 43, 493

Set a date to schedule from (Task pane), 25

SF (start-to-finish) tasks, 44

Share Resources dialog box, 395

sharer plans

base calendars and, xli, 402

clearing assignments for deleted, 409

defined, 493

illustrated, 392

linking to resource pool, 395–96

making date changes in all linked, 403

updating assignments in, 399

updating resource pool and, xli, 403, 406–9

sharing project information, 255–75

Analyze Timescaled Data Wizard, 273–75

copying and pasting, 256–59, 275

file format compatibility, 271

generating project summary report, 259–64

importing files to Project, 264–69, 275

macros for automatically publishing reports, 365–69

online project publishing, 241

overview, 255

publishing plans to Project Server, xliii, 436–39

saving file formats from Project, xxxv, 270–73, 275

saving information as Web pages, xxxiv, 245–49, 253

shortcut menu, 244, 493

Show Subtasks button, 311

Show/Hide Project Guide button, 20, 82

slack

critical path and zero, 135

deadline dates and, 145, 147

defined, 493

free, 133, 134, 135, 488

negative, 132–33

resource leveling and, 187

total, 133, 495

Slipped/Late Progress filter, 302

Slipping Tasks filter, xxxvi, 302, 305–6

Smart Tag Actions button, 78

Smart Tags

controlling additional assignments, xxiii, 78–79

defined, 83

editing resource assignments, 182–83, 195

soft finish dates, 192

Sort dialog box, 199, 201

sorting

by fields, 200

cost variance, xxxvi, 315–16

data in view, xxxi, 197–202

defined, 493

overview, 197–98, 218

resource list by cost, 315–16

resources, xxxvi, 314–15

source programs

defined, 255, 493

setting up import/export maps for, 265

Specify Resources pane, 57

SPI (schedule performance index), 385, 493

split, 493

Split in-progress tasks check box (Options dialog box), 298

Split Task mouse pointer, 136

split tasks

rejoining segments of, 138

rescheduling work and, 296, 298

resource leveling and, 188

setting up, 135–38

time increments for, 137

sponsors, 65, 100, 107, 324, 493

Spreadsheet Solutions tab (Templates dialog box), 269

SS (start-to-start) tasks

changing critical path task relationships to, 338

defined, 44, 123

entering lead times with, 128

stakeholders

defined, 493

displaying details from multi-project view, xliv, 455–61

organizing data for review by, 197

printing project plans for, 221

publishing plan to Project Server for, xliii, 436–39

reporting project status to, 223, 302

Standard base calendar, 66, 67, 493

Standard edition. See Microsoft Office Project 2003 Standard edition

start dates, xxv, 116–17

Start No Earlier Than constraint, 129, 130, 131–33

starting

Professional edition, xix, 10–15

Standard edition, xix, 6–9

start-to-finish (SF) tasks, 44

start-to-start (SS) tasks, 44, 123, 124

statistics, 100

status date

defined, 493

scheduling around, 298

setting, xxxix, 382, 383

stoplight view, 317–21, 456–60

Store macro in box (Record Macro dialog box), 366

styles for text, 96

subprojects, 409

subtasks, 41

hiding, 175, 310

printing reports with collapsed, 234

reducing duration of, 326–27, 329

showing, 311

successor tasks

creating negative slack in, 132–33, 490

defined, 43, 493

entering lag and lead time for, xxvi, 126

summary recurring tasks, 150

Summary table, 199, 200

summary tasks

controlling effect of baseline updates on, 281

creating, 41–43

defined, 41, 53, 494

displaying only, 310

earned value indicators for, 384

formatting, 97

illustrated, 42

inserted project plans appear in outline as, 410, 411

linking, 47

printing collapsing outline of, 228, 234

Summary view, 456

SV%, 384, 494

SV. See schedule variance

switching views, xix, 16–21




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