How to highlight a Time period in Gantt chart in Microsoft Project

MS Project do not provide a tool to highlight a time period in Gantt chart.

So how can we do it?

First you create a new calendar. For example “Gantt Shade”

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In Exception tab, add the Time period you want to highlight. (From January to March) Continue reading “How to highlight a Time period in Gantt chart in Microsoft Project”

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Open Microsoft Project file and a blank screen appear

When you work with Microsoft Project 2010 in 2 monitor, you finish working, save the file and then next day you open a project file and a blank screen appear like this:

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What the he**, where is my project?

At first I thought the file is damaged, but it isn’t.

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Microsoft Project : Custom View (New view) appear in all Project

When you need to customize a View and save it for later use, sometimes we only need that View for a certain Project.

However by default Microsoft Project always save New View to Global template, and it will appear in all project. This can cause problem because day by day the list of View will increase and become a mess.

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In order to tell Microsoft Project not to save it to Global template, but only save in this project, we will simply turn off an option.

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