What’s the Lag Time?

“Lag Time” represents the number of days that must elapse after a predecessor task is completed before its successor may be started. For instance, if  task 1 (the predecessor) is to apply the 1st coat of paint on a wall and task 2 (the successor) is to apply the 2nd coat of paint, a lag […]

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How does the Finish-to-Start dependency work?

A “Finish-to-Start” mandatory dependency means that a predecessor task must be set to completed before its successor may be started. If a lag time is also provided on the “Finish-to-Start” mandatory dependency, that time will need to elapse (after the predecessor has been set to completed) before the successor task may be started. In AceProject, […]

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What’s the difference between an Assigned User and a Reviewer?

In terms of access rights, there is no difference between being “Assigned” or “Reviewer” on a task. The difference between one and the other pertains to work allocation. When a user is “Assigned” on a task, he/she will share the Estimated Hours allocated on the task with the other “Assigned” users, whereas a “Reviewer” will […]

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How are Actual Hours calculated?

Actual Hours are calculated based on timesheet entries recorded by users. For information on the different ways for users to record actual hours in AceProject, please refer to the following help topic.

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A Detected Changes pop up window appears at times. Why?

Since a lot of information can be added when a task is created or edited, losing all your changes because you inadvertently navigated away from the Edit Task Information page can be very frustrating. Therefore, AceProject detects most events where the user is navigating away from the Edit Task Information page when one or several […]

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Why doesn’t the system let me set dates for a task?

If you are not able to set dates for a task, it is either because the task has been set to completed (in which case  a Project Manager or an Administrator would need to reopen the task for further modifications) or because you do not have sufficient Edit Task Level rights on the project. For […]

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