Deliverable Name (task field)

Data Type    Text

Entry Type    Calculated

Description    For each task that has a deliverable associated with it, the Deliverable Name field displays the name or title of that deliverable. For tasks that have no associated deliverable, this field is blank.

How Calculated    The Deliverable Name field displays the text that appears in the Title field for the associated deliverable. The text in this field cannot be changed manually on the task sheet. To change this text, connect to Project Server, click Task, and then click Deliverables.

Note   Some deliverables use the Title (Name), Start, and Finish values of the tasks that produce them. Making changes to the deliverable values does not automatically make the same changes to the associated task.

Best Uses    Add the Deliverable Name field to a task sheet for rapid identification of any deliverables with which individual tasks are associated.

Remarks    You can only associate one deliverable with any one task, either as a deliverable produced by that task or as a deliverable produced by another task or project upon which that task is dependent.

To make project deliverables visible on a task sheet, include at least one of the following fields:

  • Deliverable Type indicates whether the current task has an associated deliverable, and if that deliverable is produced by the current task or produced by a separate project or task upon which the current task is dependent.

  • Deliverable Name displays the name or title of the associated deliverable.

  • Deliverable Start displays the scheduled start date of the associated deliverable.

  • Deliverable Finish displays the scheduled finish date of the associated deliverable.

  • Deliverable GUID displays the unique identification code of the associated deliverable.

Applies To: Project 2010, Project 2007, Project Server 2010, Project Standard 2010, Project Standard 2013, Project Professional 2013

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