*** Update – This doesn’t apply if you load any of the rollup packages, but if
One of the more common questions I get around Visual Reports is “I selected a field (% complete, duration, some text custom field, etc.) to add to my report and it doesn’t show up in Excel – why isn’t it there?”. The field probably is there, it just is in a different spot. Visual Reports are built off a data structure called a cube. Cubes have 3 kinds of data types – dimensions, measures, and properties.
*** Update *** Please see http://blogs.msdn.com/b/brismith/archive/2010/09/17/project-server-2010-applied-august-cu-and-having-problems-with-jsgrid.aspx
This question comes up reasonably frequently – I have added dimensions and measures to my cube but do not see them.
Interesting question came in today via the blog on my previous customization topic at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/brismith/archive/2010/03/15/customizing-the-project-site-in-project-server-2010.aspx and thought it worth a broader response, as it wasn’t something I had really thought about…
So you may have been going through the SharePoint documentation library recently and noticed a Project Server/Project Web App icon there. We are now cross-linking all Project Server relevant SharePoint documentation to point to relevant Project Server documentation on TechNet.
I was doing some investigations this week on the Resource Plans Web Service and want to share this as it probably gives more information than we have in the SDK currently – or at least pulls it together.
Many people know how to use bar styles to change the color of the bars on the right side Gantt chart. But I bet you don’t know how to use text styles to change the text on the left side of the Gantt Chart, and other sheet-like views. Let’s take a look at this. Here’s what my project looks like before applying text styles. And here’s what my project looks like after applying a green font, underlined, for milestones, with red for critical subtasks.
We just published the latest article by Chris Vandersluis to the “From the Trenches” column on the Microsoft Project Server 2010 TechCenter .