Microsoft Project - remove resources allocation % for display?

Discussion in 'Project General' started by FullOfQuestions, May 2, 2008.

  1. I am the only person on the project that has Microsoft Project so I am
    working with hard copies and excel to distibute tasks. In this distribution,
    I would like to show the team who is assigned to what task but NOT what
    percentage of time is assigned. How to I remove the % displayed from the
    resource column on the Gantt Chart view while still keeping all of my
    resource scheduling in the Resource Usage View?
     
    FullOfQuestions, May 2, 2008
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  2. FullOfQuestions

    JulieS Guest

    Hello FullOfQuestions,

    A common way is to display the Resource Initials next to the Gantt
    bars or in the Task Sheet instead of the Resource Name. You can copy
    the resources' names into the Resource Initials field in the Resource
    Sheet to use full names as well.

    You can add the Resource Initials column by clicking your right mouse
    on a column heading and selecting Insert Column.

    I hope this helps. Let us know how you get along.

    Julie
    Project MVP

    Visit http://project.mvps.org/ for the FAQs and additional information
    about Microsoft Project

    "FullOfQuestions" <> wrote in
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    >I am the only person on the project that has Microsoft Project so I
    >am
    > working with hard copies and excel to distibute tasks. In this
    > distribution,
    > I would like to show the team who is assigned to what task but NOT
    > what
    > percentage of time is assigned. How to I remove the % displayed from
    > the
    > resource column on the Gantt Chart view while still keeping all of
    > my
    > resource scheduling in the Resource Usage View?
     
    JulieS, May 2, 2008
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    John Guest

    In article <>,
    FullOfQuestions <> wrote:

    > I am the only person on the project that has Microsoft Project so I am
    > working with hard copies and excel to distibute tasks. In this distribution,
    > I would like to show the team who is assigned to what task but NOT what
    > percentage of time is assigned. How to I remove the % displayed from the
    > resource column on the Gantt Chart view while still keeping all of my
    > resource scheduling in the Resource Usage View?


    Fullofquestions,
    The easiest "fix" is to switch to decimal assignment units. To do that,
    go to Tools/Options/Schedule tab. Change the "show assignment units as
    a:" to decimal.

    Now, if you want to eliminate the assignment level altogether from the
    Gantt Chart view, you will need to set up a custom field with a formula
    that parses the Resource Names field to eliminate the assignment level.
    However, a much more convenient approach might be to simply display the
    Resource Initials field in the Gantt Chart view in lieu of the Resource
    Names field.

    Hope this helps.
    John
    Project MVP
     
    John, May 2, 2008
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  4. FullOfQuestions

    davidhog123

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    On reviewing you post i can suggest you to opt eResource scheduler, Software for Scheduling & Planning Employees | Resource Management. Easily configurable and collaborative in nature. The software has an inbuilt Gantt chart facility. It consist of default calender where you create a new one on your need. Supports drag & drop scheduling, financial reports, time-sheets, etc.A full functional and easy to use software tool for scheduling employees / staff / and resources. You can take the free trial and a Tour - Software For Scheduling, Planning & Managing Employees & Other Resources to satisfy yourself.
     
    davidhog123, Nov 4, 2011
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    nancycahille

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    Hey David,

    I visited the link, the company Enbraun has done a good job. Their product eresource scheduler have some good features and out of all i like drag & drop scheduling and import/export of data to spreadsheets which i think is the most important. Thanks a lot david for introducing this valuable software product.
     
    nancycahille, Sep 24, 2012
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