PRJ: How to Globally Change the Resource Allocation Units

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In Microsoft Project, you can change the resource allocation Units globally by using the Resource Assignment tool.

Steps to Change the Units of a Resource Globally

NOTE: These steps assume you are working in the Gantt Chart.

  1. Click the top of the Name column on the Table.
  2. In Project 3.0:

    From the Edit menu, choose Assignment, or click the Assignment icon.

    In Microsoft Project 4.0:

    On the Insert menu, select Resource Assignment.

    In Microsoft Project 98/2000:

    On the Tools menu, select Resources, then Resource Assignment.

    In Microsoft Project 2002/2003/2007:

    On the Tools menu, select Assign Resources, or click the Assign Resources icon on the toolbar.

    In Microsoft Project 2010:

    On the Resource tab, select Assign Resources.
  3. In the Resource Assignment or Assign Resources box select the resource you want to replace from the list of resources.
  4. Click the Replace button.
  5. In Project 3.0-2000:

    Type the Resource name, immediately followed by the new units value (for example, Bob[.5]).

    In Microsoft Project 2002-2010:

    Select the resource you want to change and enter the new units value in the Units column. Note: In Microsoft Project 2002-2010 you can also change the units of the resource in the Assign Resources box.
  6. Choose OK.

Article ID: 83908 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:31:37 - Revision: 4.0

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