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If you create an outline code and add a description to your code, the description will not be displayed in the picklist (drop-down list) next to the code ID. For example:
In a new project, enter a task (T1).
Insert the Outline Code 1 field.
Customize the field, and then define the Outline Code.
Create a mask of characters of any length.
Edit the Lookup Table.
Add a code, and then type some text for the description. Click Close, and then click OK two times.
Back in the table, select the picklist.
In the picklist, the code value is displayed but the corresponding code description is not .
Service Pack Information
This problem is corrected in Project 2002 Service Pack 1.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project 2002. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
867829 How to obtain the latest Microsoft Project 2002 service pack
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 this specific problem.
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, submit a request to 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 Web site:
Note 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. 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 -------------------------------------------------------------- 18-Oct-2002 04:46 8,858,624 Project10.msp 22-May-2002 22:37 10.0.4109.0 7,445,320 Owc10.dll 18-Oct-2002 03:23 10.0.2002.1017 909,824 Pj10od10.dll 09-Oct-2002 19:31 10.0.2002.1009 4,108,800 Pjoledb.dll 18-Oct-2002 03:23 10.0.2002.1017 10,101,248 Winproj.exe
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 2002 Service Pack 1.