PRJ: Missing Information in Details of Usage Views

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SYMPTOMS

In Microsoft Project, when you open a project that contains an inserted project, you may see that the details in the timescale of either the Resource Usage view or the Task Usage view displays incorrect values or is missing information.

CAUSE

This behavior occurs when you open a project that contains an inserted project, and the inserted project's tasks are hidden.

Details of Cost, Work, and Earned Value type fields for the inserted project are not saved in the consolidated file. When you open the consolidated file, the inserted project is not expanded, and the details from the inserted project are neither displayed nor included in any calculations for summary tasks that contain the inserted project.

WORKAROUND

To show the details information for the inserted project in the Task or Resource Usage view, expand the inserted project. On the View tab, click Outline, and click All Subtasks. In Project 2007 and earlier versions, point to Outline on the Project menu, and then click Show All Subtasks.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the versions of Microsoft Project listed above.

Properties

Article ID: 179780 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Project 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2010
  • Microsoft Project Server 2010
  • Microsoft Project Standard 2010
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