First, copy the email link for the email address. The email address is unique for each project and can be found under Edit Project by clicking on the link icon at the top right. Second, paste it into the To: section of an email from your email client. The subject becomes the Task Summary, the […]
When the Hours field is disabled, you are allocating hours of work on the task in “Custom Hours” mode. Just above the task assignment grid, you will notice 2 radio buttons. One is labeled “Divide Hours” and the other, “Custom Hours”. The Divide Hours and Custom Hours options refer to the way estimated hours are allocated […]
AceProject has no mechanism to automatically renumber tasks. However, a task can be inserted between 2 others numerically through the use of a decimal task number. For instance, if you have a series of 10 tasks in a project numbered 1, 2, 3, …, 10, you can insert a task between tasks number 2 and […]
I want to set a task to completed but I get a Task #x cannot be completed because it still has an open Time Clock associated with it error. What can I do?
As an administrator, under Home => Time > Active Time Clocks , you should see a running timeclock item on that task. Odds are the elapsed time on the timeclock item will be considerable which means you will have no choice but to delete it. Thereafter, you should be able to close out the task.
AceProject supports date variables in the Task Summary field when creating or editing a recurrence. This allows you to have tasks generated by a recurrence with unique Summary field values to help you tell the different instances of a given recurrence apart. These variables make use of the Estimated Start Date of a task created from […]
The Can be Started item refers to all assigned incomplete tasks that either have been started or that can be started given all predecessors have been completed. The To Start Soon item refers to assigned tasks that are still in a “Waiting” status with an Estimated Start Date that is approaching (the number of days used is the same as […]
I would like to set up dependencies but the Predecessor Task drop-down is empty. How must I proceed?
For a task to appear in the predecessor drop-down, it must have both an Estimated Start Date and Estimated End Date. However, if you have a string of dependent tasks, it is not necessary to provide an estimated start and estimated end date for all tasks prior to setting the dependencies. All you need to […]
Firstly, note that when you click on your Dashboard “Can be Started” item, AceProject will display a list of incomplete tasks that you are assigned to and which can be started because all predecessors have been set to completed. Although there is no way to filter out tasks that cannot be started because one or […]
Only Project Managers and Administrators can delete task comments.
I’m getting the following error message: Task number X already exists in this project. The next available number is Y. Why?
You will see this error when you try to save your information for a newly created task when a sequence such as the following occurs: You click on the “Add a Task” button and AceProject displays the Edit Task Information page. You will notice that AceProject automatically populates the Number field with value X. While […]