There are 2 possible ways for you to hide documents from a normal user assigned to a project. To upload Project Documents and to assign the Normal user to the project without the “Can open this project” right. In this situation, the end user will only be able to access assigned tasks and tasks he/she […]
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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 […]
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 […]
We would like to create a master project template, create projects with that template and then eliminate extraneous tasks. Is that possible?
The idea is to create a master template with all tasks that potentially will need to be performed when a real project based on this template is set up. Task dependencies will need to be set up around the tasks that may be deleted and a precise step-by-step will need to be followed. Here is […]
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” . […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How is it possible to set up hierarchies in AceProject?
AceProject supports the following hierarchy: “Project Types”, “Clients” “Projects” “Task Groups”, “Task Types” “Tasks” Each level in this hierarchy can contain 0, 1 or several “objects” of the level below it. For instance, a Project Type can contain several Projects. When 2 “objects ” are on […]
How can we hide documents from certain users who are assigned to a project?
There are 2 possible ways for you to hide documents from a normal user assigned to a project. 1. To upload Project Documents and to assign the Normal user to the project without the “Can open this project” right. In this situation, the end user will only be able to access assigned tasks and tasks […]