Outline Codes vs. Custom Fields numbers in 2007

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Outline Codes vs. Custom Fields numbers in 2007

Postby U2Ft » Wed, 14 Nov 2007 03:46:02 GMT

This might be a simple questions but I can't seem to find the answer.  We 
have recently converted from PS 2003 to PS 2007 and I need to make some 
additions to some VBA macros for Project Professional.

In 2003 I was able to reference a field value via:

If ActiveProject.ProjectSummaryTask.EnterpriseProjectOutlineCode1 = "(a 
specific value)" Then

But when I add new custom fields in PS 2007 I cannot see what their field 
number is that I need to reference.  Is there an easy way to find this out or 
something I'm overlooking?


Re: Outline Codes vs. Custom Fields numbers in 2007

Postby John » Wed, 14 Nov 2007 05:29:52 GMT

In article < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >,

Take a look at the thread for the post titled, "Is field visible in 
Current Table", first posted by Johnny on 10/29/3007 in this same 
newsgroup. See if that answers your question, or at least gets you 
started. If not, can you be more specific in what you want.

Project MVP

Re: Outline Codes vs. Custom Fields numbers in 2007

Postby Jack Dahlgren » Wed, 14 Nov 2007 09:38:54 GMT

You can use the "FieldNameToFieldConstant" method to return the constant 
from the name of the field.
Sounds sort of like what you want.


Re: Outline Codes vs. Custom Fields numbers in 2007

Postby U2Ft » Thu, 15 Nov 2007 01:18:00 GMT

That's exactly what I needed.  I added the method to the code and it works 

Thank you :)

Re: Outline Codes vs. Custom Fields numbers in 2007

Postby Jack Dahlgren » Thu, 15 Nov 2007 03:08:44 GMT

Glad I could help.


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