PRJ2002: The "Open from Project Server" Dialog Box Does Not Support Multiple-Project Selection

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SYMPTOMS

Under certain circumstances, you may want to create a temporary master project based on other projects that have a similar value for the Enterprise Outline Code. However, when you try to select multiple projects with which to create the temporary master project, you may receive an error message similar to the following:
You have selected more than one project. Select a single row and try again.

CAUSE

It has not been possible to select multiple projects in Microsoft Project because the Open from Project Server dialog box does not permit you to view multiple projects simultaneously. The Project Web Access (PWA) Project Center does support grouping but it does not permit the multiple selection of projects.

This functionality is now available in Microsoft Project 2002 after you install the hotfix described in the "Resolution" section of this article.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Project Server 2002 Service Pack 1.

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project Server 2002. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
867830 How to obtain the latest Microsoft Project Server 2002 service pack

Hotfix Information

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing to further ensure product quality. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Service Pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   04-Dec-2002  01:09                  4,135,424  Prjsvr10.msp
   03-Dec-2002  22:54                        668  Build.inc
   05-Sep-2002  19:19                      6,133  Clntutil.asp
   05-Sep-2002  19:19                     13,525  Dlmain.asp
   05-Sep-2002  19:19                      6,946  Issshell.asp
   05-Sep-2002  19:19                     16,837  Linkissu.asp
   05-Sep-2002  19:19                      3,975  New4task.asp
   17-Sep-2002  00:56  10.2002.0.916     626,688  Pds.dll          
   09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009    909,824  Pj10od10.dll     
   03-Dec-2002  23:41                  1,392,470  Pjclient.cab
   01-Oct-2002  01:00  10.0.2002.930     167,936  Pjobjprv.dll     
   09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009  4,108,800  Pjoledb.dll      
   03-Dec-2002  01:06                     30,535  Portview.asp
   06-Aug-2002  18:16                      3,584  Prjsvre.mst
   03-Dec-2002  01:06                     96,082  Qylibstd.sql
   05-Sep-2002  19:19                     53,683  Svrdbdl.asp
   03-Dec-2002  01:06                  1,069,301  Websps.sql

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Project Server 2002 Service Pack 1.

Properties

Article ID: 811596 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Project Server 2002
Keywords: 
kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbprojectserver2002sp1fix kberrmsg kbfix kbbug KB811596

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