Is it possible to handle milestones and workflows in AceProject?

We often receive questions regarding milestones, subtasks and workflows at AceProject customer service. AceProject does not support the concepts of “milestones” or “subtasks”. Depending on your specific needs, this FAQ might provide some feasible workarounds or not. 1. Milestones and high level “Project Portfolio” views As mentioned above, AceProject does not support the concept of […]

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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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How should I use Marked Tasks?

Marked Tasks is a visual mechanism that allows a user to identify tasks he/she wants to “follow” closely for a certain period of time. When you mark a task, you are only marking it for yourself and this “mark” (the yellow star) will appear next to the task throughout the interface. Hint: In “custom” task […]

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Can time off, sick time and holidays be handled?

Although AceProject has no specific functionality designed to handle absences and holidays, here are a few ideas as to what can be accomplished and how. Scheduling employee leave time and monitoring leave time taken Leave time can be assigned to employees through tasks in a project specifically dedicated to employee absences for a given year […]

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How can I set up my clients as AceProject users?

As with any AceProject “Normal User”, a client user has to be set up appropriately both in the user profile and when assigning the user to his/her project(s). Here is how a client user should be set up in the “Access Rights” section of the user profile (through Administration => Users > Users ): Select […]

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Can task and project list pages be customized?

Yes. Click on the Show/Hide Columns option, available in many task and project custom view lists/Gantt Chart pages, and a window will pop up. In that window, you may select the fields (see image below) you want to see displayed and their order from left to right across the screen. Additionally, this option allows you […]

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