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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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’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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