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Description of the Microsoft Office Project 2003 Update: March 23, 2004
Article ID: 832887 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft has released an update to Microsoft Office Project 2003. This update fixes a problem where you cannot remove an indent of a task after the task becomes part of a summary in Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003. Additionally, this update fixes other issues in Project Standard 2003 and in Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003.
This article describes how to download and how to install the Project 2003 Update: KB832887.
This update was first included in Project 2003 Service Pack 1.
For additional information about the latest service pack for Project 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/873459/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Project 2003
How to download and install the update
How to download and install the update on a single computerIf you installed Project 2003 from a CD-ROM, you have the following two options:
Office Updates Web site
To have the Office Updates Web site detect the updates that you must install on your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/FX101321101033.aspxAfter detection is complete, you receive a list of recommended updates for your approval. Click Start Installation to complete the process.
Install only the Project 2003 Update: KB832887
To download and install the update, follow these steps:
Administrative updateIf you installed your Project 2003 product from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative update and deploy that update to your computer.
If you are the server administrator, follow these steps to download the administrative update:
829197This Microsoft Knowledge Base article contains standard instructions for installing an administrative public update. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/829197/ )HOW TO: Install updates to an administrative installation of Office 2003
Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates
How to determine if the update is installedThe update contains updated versions of the following files:
To determine the version of Microsoft Project that is installed on your computer, follow these steps.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 17-Dec-2003 02:22 11.0.2003.1216 908,152 Pj11od11.dll 17-Dec-2003 00:06 11.0.2003.1216 265,472 Pj11tm11.dll 17-Dec-2003 00:06 11.0.2003.1216 4,222,208 Pjoledb.dll 17-Dec-2003 02:22 11.0.2003.1216 11,213,656 Winproj.exe
Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
821549Note If the Project 2003 Update: KB832887 is already installed on your computer, you receive the following error message when you try to install the Project 2003 Update: KB832887:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821549/ )HOW TO: Check the version of Office 2003
This update has already been applied or is included in an update that has already been applied.
List of issues that are fixed by the updateThe Project 2003 Update: KB832887 fixes the Project Standard 2003 issue that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
834684The Project 2003 Update: KB832887 fixes the following Project Standard 2003 and Project Professional 2003 issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/834684/ )Cannot remove an indent of a task after the task is part of a summary in Project 2003
When you create a link in a master Project plan, your screen flashes or flickersWhen you create a link in a master Project plan, your screen may severely flash or flicker.
When you use actual work time-phased tasks, the task may cause a trailing splitWhen you use actual work time-phased tasks, and a task is completed earlier than it is scheduled to be completed, the task may cause a trailing split.
When you expand a custom outline code in the Project plan, all the outline codes are expandedWhen you click the Expand All button to expand a custom outline code in the Project plan, all the outline codes are expanded.
When you expand a custom outline code, the plus sign (+) for your other outline codes may disappearWhen you click the Expand All button for a custom outline code, the plus sign (+) for your other outline codes may disappear.
The Project 2003 Update: KB832887 fixes the following Project Professional 2003 issues that were previously not documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
"Your action may result in actuals in this project becoming out of synch with the actuals updated from timesheets" message in Project Professional 2003If you use Microsoft Project Server with the Locked down actuals option selected, you receive the following message, and you cannot save the milestone as 100 percent complete when you update a milestone task as 100 percent complete:
When you submit the actual start date for a task in Microsoft Project Web Access the Project plan is not updated with the actual start dateWhen you submit the actual start date for a task in Project Web Access, and you do not submit actual hours worked, the Project plan is not updated with the actual start date.
Note This issue may also occur with the actual end date for a task.
Outline codes are not collapsed by default when they are viewed in Project 2003Outline codes that are created by automation calls to the Project Data Service (PDS) are not collapsed by default when they are viewed in Project 2003.
A delay is incorrectly added to assigned tasksWhen you click Tracking - Sync to Protected Actuals on the Tools menu in your Project plan, a delay is incorrectly added to assigned tasks.
When you create a custom formula for an Enterprise Project 2003 text field, delays may be entered between tasksWhen you create a custom formula that uses a date field (such as Status Date) for an Enterprise Project 2003 text field, and you create the task, assign the resources to the task, and then level your Project plan, delays may be entered between tasks.