How can I add and assign a task?

Under Home  =>  Tasks -> Tasks, you may click on the “Add a task to this project” button and then select the appropriate project. You may also add a task to a currently open project by clicking on the right edge of the project tab in the top frame and then selecting “Add a task” in the […]

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What are the impacts of moving or copying a task?

The impacts are as follows: The statistics for both the source and destination projects will be recomputed. The task’s History Trail will be moved along with the task. If the task is copied, the History Trail will not be copied over. All time sheets associated with the task will also be moved along with the […]

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Is it possible to view incomplete and completed tasks together in a single view?

By default, when task list pages are requested, AceProject will return incomplete tasks only. However, in the right pane, you can change the default  Task Status filter setting from “All Incomplete Statuses” to “All Statuses”. Furthermore, on project task list pages, you can check the “Remember Filters” checkbox prior to clicking on “Apply Filter”. If you […]

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What does Weekends Allowed mean?

At the project level, it is possible to specify whether or not work will be performed over weekends. This is done through the “Task Dependencies” section in  Project Tab > Edit Project page. When “Including Weekends” is selected, Estimated Hours allocated on all tasks in the project will be spread out evenly from the Estimated […]

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Why can’t I see anything in the expense fields?

You are a Normal user and have not been given the “Can see expense data no matter what” right in your user profile. When granted, this right allows you to see financial data across all your assigned projects. Additionally, you have not been granted expense approval rights on the given project. When expense approval rights are […]

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Can I create subtasks?

AceProject does not support multi-levels of tasks. It can’t “understand” a task as being part of another. There are two workarounds. The first is to create AceProject “Task Groups” ( or “Task Types”) in your project to represent your “main tasks” and then associate your “subtasks” (AceProject “tasks”) to the proper AceProject “Task Group” . […]

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What is a Mandatory Dependency?

When a “mandatory dependency” is set between 2 tasks, the 1st task to be accomplished (the “predecessor”) must be set to completed before the 2nd (the “successor”) may be started. On the other hand, a “nonmandatory dependency” allows you to begin work on the successor task even if its predecessor(s) is/are not completed. When tasks linked […]

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