Project Management Software Centre
Email: office@projectcommander.co.uk
Tel UK: 01226 792222 Tel International: 44 1226 792222

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NEW USERS

USER MANUAL click here.

 

HINTS & TIPS

The Hints & Tips have been removed from the website.

However please email us about any topic below and we will send you a HelpSheet (Word document) regarding that specific feature/s..

office@projectcommander.co.uk

A0-3 printing - advice 
Activity Number per task - as well as Row/ID number
Add extra weeks on chart displayed on-screen
Add task descriptions to all bars
Add User text around bars
Add ID numbers to all bars
Add Unique Activity Number - as well as Row/ID number 
Autosave - save automatically in timed intervals
Backup files - recover corrupt file
Bar styles - rounded or rectangular 
Bar types, colours & Legend 
Bar width - height of all bars or specific coloured bars
Calendar shadings on chart 
Calculate Revenue by marking up costs with a percentage
Column width 
Copy and paste tasks
Change Date Range on chart 
Currency selector
Customising Templates and Examples 
Date Range on chart - change 
Default File location change - location for opening files and saving new files
Default task duration - change from Days to either Weeks, Hours or Minutes
Duration input as Weeks, Days, Hours & Minutes 
Export to Microsoft Project 
Export to other project software - PowerProject, Primavera, CS Project
Fit timescale to project
Fit timescale to each page
Fit to one page
File location - default location for opening files and saving new files 
Fonts - change system fonts on table columns and chart
Freeze panes
Hide columns 
Hide weekend shadings
INI file - location 
Insert User columns - insert own columns
Insert linked tasks - insert a task in a linke sequence 
Microsoft Project files - open MPP files 
Open files from other project software (not Microsoft Project) - using MPX 
Open Microsoft Project files - open MPP files
PDF Creator -saving files as PDF 
Page Breaks 
Passwords on files
Percent Complete against tasks
Print to one page
Print more pages horizontally - print continuous pages horizontally
Printing A3 and above - advice 
Project Templates - preformatted example templates for different industries
Project Tolerances & Overview
Recover Backup files - recover corrupt file
Recurring tasks - creating multiple bars on a specific routine 
Row numbers - shown against all bars 
Save to Microsoft Word
Save to Microsoft Project 
Save to other project software - PowerProject, Primavera, CS Project 
Save - save automatically in timed intervals using Auto Save
Scale print to one page
Shift Project - shift whole project or part of the project 
Split task bars 
Summary bars - create bars that summarise sub tasks below 
Task Alert highlights for % complete behind target
Task Start & Finish dates - where Duration is not known or difficult to calculate
Task Library - drop and drag tasks and groups of tasks 
Task Unique Activity Number - as well as Row/ID number
Task text wordwrap - multiple line task descriptions 
Text - add user text around bars 
Template projects - preformatted layouts that can be re-used
Timescale on Chart - Change Date Range
Timescale - fit to project
Unique Task Activity Number - as well as Row/ID number 
User columns - insert own columns 
User Text - add user text around bars 
Viewer - Project Commander free Viewer 
Weekend shadings - hide on chart
Working start day of week able to allow midweek days for Middle East projects 
BARCHART 
Date lines - vertical lines down the chart on a specified date
Add Timescale Heading at bottom of page 
Export to Microsoft Word
Hide Week in chart - Hide whole week in chart for holiday or non working weeks
Hide Week Numbers - Hide Project Week Numbers in Timescale headings
Project Week Numbers - Customise Project Week Numbers in Timescale headings and show blank Week No. 
Shade Working Weeks on chart
Shade Range of Working days on chart
Tender format - showing no date related information on Timescale or in Task data 
Timescale headings - Customise Project Week Numbers and show blank Week No.
Timescale Heading at bottom of page 
Vertical text - to use against shaded areas or Date lines 
Week Numbers - Customise Project Week Numbers in Timescale headings and show blank Week No.
Working weekend - Shade working weekends 
CRITICAL PATH & LINKING 
Critical Path - highlight CPA more clearly
Critical Path - full explanation document 
Date constraints on linked bars to a different date from that normally scheduled by the link
Linking - making links and editing 
Lock linked bars to a permanent date 
PROGRESS
Baseline
Multiple Baselines
Percent Complete against tasks
Percent Complete against summary bars 
COSTS
Lump sum costing and produce a cashflow forecast
Input budget costs analysed over labour, equipment, materials & other 
RESOURCES
Colour bars and legend using Resources
Legend for Resources
OTHER ADVANCED FEATURES 
Borders - how to put a standard corporate border around a chart or edit one
Column formulas - calculating columns and showing results 
Create own Views 
Create own Reports 
Don't show me again - how to reset 
Use same settings for all users - copy .INI file 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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