Objects fields

The Objects field contains the number of objects attached to a task or associated with a resource.

There are several categories of Objects fields.

Data Type    Number

Objects (task field)

Entry Type    Calculated

How Calculated    Project counts the number of objects linked to or embedded in a task. However, objects in the Notes box in the Task Form are not included in this count.

Best Uses    Add the Objects field to a task sheet when you want to see the number of objects attached to a task.

Example    You have created a chart with Excel and attached it to a summary task. You can view the object in the Resource Form. You can then use the Objects field to indicate which tasks have objects, and how many.

Remarks    An object is any information you have copied from another program that is linked or embedded in Project. You can view objects in the Objects or Notes box that you can add to the Task Form.

Objects (resource field)

Entry Type    Calculated

How Calculated    Project counts the number of objects linked to or embedded in a resource. However, objects in the Notes box in the Resource Form are not included in this count.

Best Uses    Add the Objects field to a resource sheet when you want to see the number of objects attached to a resource.

Example    You have created a chart with Excel and attached it to a resource. You can view the object in the Resource Form. You can then use the Objects field to indicate which resources have objects and how many.

Remarks    An object is any information you have copied from another program that is linked or embedded in Project. You can view objects in the Objects or Notes box that you can add to the Resource Form.

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