Summary

This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Project 2013 hotfix package that is dated April 8, 2014.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Enterprise project templates are not sorted alphabetically in Project Professional 2013 making it difficult to find a specific template if you have a large amount.

  • When you try to print a file that has grouping applied with the Maintain hierarchy option enabled, Project 2013 crashes.

  • If you use a split view with the usage view on the bottom in a project, Project 2013 may crash.

  • When you use Project 2013 on a high DPI device, dropdowns in dialog boxes may not be drawn correctly.

  • When you create a security category, category rule is ignored that results in incorrect effective permissions.

  • When you try to level resources in some projects that contain combinations of task constraints, Project may crash.

  • When you run a macro that uses the DeliverableUpdate method, the time component of the deliverable start date and finish date is not updated correctly. For example, if the deliverable start date and time is March 31, 2014 10:00 AM, the deliverable start date is updated instead to March 31, 2014 12:00 AM.

  • You cannot reference assignments with a unique ID as returned by the object model. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

    Run-time error '1101'. The argument value is not valid

  • When you log on to a Project Server that uses Project Professional, it may take longer than expected if the server has many lookup tables and defined values.

  • Assume that you add some users to a project and the project is published. After the user synchronization process is complete, not all the users are added to the project’s SharePoint site in the given SharePoint security group as expected.

  • When you group assignments in usage views in Project 2013, grouping row labels do not always appear and assignments may appear in an incorrect grouping.

  • When you link tasks between projects and use a combination of auto-scheduled tasks and manually scheduled tasks, the start date of the auto-scheduled tasks can be calculated incorrectly.

More Information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To install this hotfix package, you must have Project 2013 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issue that listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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