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how do i let users change dates on the web?

Postby QmlsbCBhdCBIUA » Fri, 28 Jan 2005 00:51:04 GMT

I want to post the project to the web server.  When I do I want the users to 
be able to change the dates the task acually starts and stops.  How can I do 

Re: how do i let users change dates on the web?

Postby Steve House [MVP] » Fri, 28 Jan 2005 01:43:20 GMT

I assume you're talking about updating the plan with actuals when the users 
do the work.  That's what Project Web Access is for.  IMO, you should never 
let them update the *planned* start and finish directly - that's strictly 
the province of the Project Manager.

Steve House [MVP]
MS Project Trainer & Consultant
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Re: how do i let users change dates on the web?

Postby Dale Howard [MVP] » Fri, 28 Jan 2005 01:48:07 GMT

Bill at HP --

You must add the Actual Start and Actual Finish fields to the list of 
published fields in each project using Tools - Customize - Published Fields. 
Be sure and select the "Let resource change field" option for both fields 
and then click OK.  You must then publish each project using Collaborate - 
Publish - Republish Assignments.  After doing this, your Project Server 
administrator should add these two fields to the Timesheet view in PWA. 
Lastly, you should teach your team members how to use these fields properly 
while entering progress in their timesheet.  Hope this helps.

Dale A. Howard [MVP]
Enterprise Project Trainer/Consultant
"We wrote the book on Project Server"

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