Enterprise Project Text1-40 (project fields)

Data Type    Text

Entry Type    Calculated or Entered

Description    The Enterprise Project Text1 through Enterprise Project Text40 fields can store any custom project text information as defined by your project management administrator or other user with administrative permissions. These fields are then made available to all users throughout the organization.

How Calculated    Depending on how they were customized, Enterprise Project Text fields might be defined with formulas, graphical indicators, or other conditions to display specific results.

Best Uses    You can see a list of available enterprise custom project fields and change their values as needed in the Project Information dialog box. You can also add any defined enterprise project field to a task view by adding the project summary task. This is especially useful when working with master projects and subprojects, particularly when you need to filter, sort, or group information in a table.

Example    You are the project management administrator, and there's a need for a custom text field to indicate which department owns a project. Using the checked-out enterprise global template, you define the Enterprise Project Text1 field for this purpose. You then check in the enterprise global template again to make the new project field available to all users.

You are a project manager, and see in the Project Information dialog box that there is a new Enterprise Project Text field available: "Dept Name" is defined for the Enterprise Project Text1 field. You add the project summary task to the Gantt Chart, and then add the Dept Name (Enterprise Project Text1) field.

Remarks    Only someone with permission to save the enterprise global template (for example, your project management administrator) can check out and edit items in the enterprise global template. All users throughout the organization can then view enterprise fields that have been defined and checked in.

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