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New Features:

  • Import Project desktop to Project for the web: This feature is rolling out now! Import your .mpp files to Project for the web through Project home.

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  • Collaboration Corner Presence: See who else is viewing your project in real time when you’re editing a project on Project for the web.

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  • Filtering on the Board & Timeline views: Find your tasks quickly in Board and Timeline by filtering by keyword or assignee. This is rolling out now and should be available to all users by the middle of June.

  • Scheduling modes: Project Admins can now change the default scheduling mode of your projects. Users in Named environments can change the scheduling mode of specific projects to match their scheduling needs.

  • Project Language Settings: Set your Project language directly by opening Settings and clicking on Change your language.



Upcoming Features:

  • Dropdown types in Custom Fields: Add custom fields with drop down options so you can control the information added to those custom fields on your tasks.

  • Rollup Custom Fields: Add summary, average, max, or minimum calculations to your numeric custom fields. See the rollup value of all your subtasks in your summary task field.


Licensing Updates

In Project Plan 1, Project for the web has had some recent updates to its licensing. You can learn more about the licensing updates in our blog post here.


Microsoft Project Trivia!

Last Month:

  • Question: Users with Project Plan 3 or 5 can create roadmaps including all their project information. What year did Roadmap in Microsoft Project first become available to users?

  • Answer: Microsoft Project released Roadmap in 2018. It has been almost three years since this product has been available to users; what is your favorite part of Roadmap?


This Month:

  • Question: In project management, milestones often represent significant events that happen during the project process. How can you create milestones in Project for the web?






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